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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

If friends were flowers - I'd pick you!

Have you thought about volunteering with us at our Friendship and Flowers event? If not – you definitely should! Click here to see our photo gallery and check out a couple of our awesome volunteers and why they chose to volunteer with us. And then, make sure to come back here to reserve your spot for the next month’s event! See you July 8th!


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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Recent News

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We say a very fond (and very sad) farewell today to Jasmin Higo. Jasmin was one of our volunteer Program Assistants, spending the past year with us through a German program called World Horizons. She did great work with us, and leaves with many memories and our very best wishes. (Jasmin is pictured here with one of the elders involved in our CitySite programs.) ... See MoreSee Less

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We were honored recently to be awarded a Community Partnership Grant from the Mass Convention Center Authority. Recognizing the important work that our volunteers and staff are doing for Boston's elderly population, the MCCA's $5000 grant will go far in supporting our mission. ... See MoreSee Less

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here are a few photos from Saturday's cook-out ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago  ·  

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