The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
we offer a 24 hour crisis hotline for those who are lonely, depressed and confused , in need of a non judgemental ear, to provide support and befriending to all in need. We offer a unique service.
The samaritans is a unique and special program. We have been in the capital district for over 20 years, offering a special support line 24 hours a day to individuals who have now place else to turn for compassionate , non judgemental support and listening. Our uniqueness lies largely in the fact that this is a volunteer agency, staffed by ordinary people who genuinely care. We share a deep respect for human life and a desire to reach out to those in emotional pain. A samaritan is one who has made a commitment to listen, to care, and to offer themselves to others as a living bridge from despair to hope.