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Samaritans value volunteer input at £29 million a year

first_imgSamaritans value volunteer input at £29 million a year Emtional support charity Samaritans has calculated the value of the time donated by its volunteers each year.Samaritans’ 17,000 volunteers cover 482 telephone helplines 24 hours a day every day of the year. There are 157 Samaritans branches providing the service via email as well.The charity estimates that, should its volunteers be paid at an average UK wage of £12.12 per hour, the cost to Samaritans would be £29,356,045 per year. Advertisement  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Research / statistics Volunteering AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 6 August 2005 | Newslast_img read more