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Committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly in Boston since 1979.

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life.

 

 

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Upcoming Events

  • August 11, 2016, 3:00 pm 4:00 pm: Fair Foods: $2 a Bag Site @ 125 Amory Street
    We are happy to partner with Fair Foods @ 125 Amory Street. Help unload, pack and distribute 12lbs bags full of mixed fresh produce ranging from potatoes to bananas to our elderly friends! No sign-up required, just show up.
  • August 13, 2016, 11:00 am 3:00 pm: Friendship & Flowers
    Volunteers needed to visit with elders in assisted living and nursing homes across the city. Stop by The Guerin House in Jamaica Plain for a brief orientation, and to pick up flowers and your assignment. You should plan to spend 2-3 hours volunteering. Come on your own or with friends to participate in LBFE Boston's…
  • August 13, 2016, 11:00 am 11:45 am: Volunteer Orientation
    Join us for a Volunteer Orientation and learn more about the History, Mission and Programs of Little Brothers! Volunteer Orientations take place on each second Saturday of the month. Please contact Airlie for more information and to sign up!
  • August 25, 2016, 3:00 pm 4:00 pm: Fair Foods: $2 a Bag Site @ 125 Amory Street
    We are happy to partner with Fair Foods @ 125 Amory Street. Help unload, pack and distribute 12lbs bags full of mixed fresh produce ranging from potatoes to bananas to our elderly friends! No sign-up required, just show up.

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Featured Opportunity

HARVESTING SINCE 1892

July 14 and 28, 3-4 PM

Join us with FairFoods at 125 Amory Street, JP and help pack 5lbs bags of fresh produce. Or come by to grab a $2 bag for yourself!

 


Want to volunteer today?

Explore ways you can help to enhance the lives of isolated elderly women and men. Have a look on our calendar!

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Refer an Elder

Do you know of an elderly Bostonian living alone? Is there a homebound elder near you who never has any visitors? Do you see the same elderly person sitting in the park with no one to talk to and share the day?

Refer now! 


Like to contribute?

Your financial gifts will allow us to continue reaching out to those elders who have no one else to turn to.

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Welcome LBFE’s Newest Program Team Members

Hello! July is a month of change for us at LBFE. We must say goodbye to Ruben, our Program Assistant, who is returning to Germany to begin medical school at the Universität des Saarlandes in Saarbrücken. While we are losing an amazing Program Assistant,...
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Today Nikki had a chance to speak with Boston Neighborhood News about our programs - she did a great job!
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