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




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Happy Turkey Day!

Thank you to all the volunteers who have registered to help us deliver meals, transport elders, donate pies, make phone calls, and help set-up for these events! As of November 16th, we have officially reached our goals!

This year we’ll be making meal deliveries to isolated elders on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. We’ll also be hosting a Thanksgiving Day party and a Winter Celebration gathering.

For the December programs, we anticipate that volunteer opportunities will be filled quickly. All returning volunteers will be offered early registration beginning December 1st. New volunteers can register here to deliver meals and smiles to elders on Christmas day beginning December 8th.

If you are looking for a flexible opportunity, please consider donating a nut-free pie for Thanksgiving meal deliveries, or nut-free cookies for Christmas meals. Drop off times for pies are available from 9am to 5pm between today and Nov. 21st. Email our Assistant Director, Rene, to let us know what you are donating at

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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Thanks all who have committed to deliver meals on Thanksgiving day, drive elders to a party, donate pies, help set up at Northeastern University, ride on the bus with elders-- and everything in between! 7 days to Thanksgiving, and we did it! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to all who have registered to deliver meals on Thanksgiving day! Online registration will remain open today, but closing soon... ... See MoreSee Less

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