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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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Last week was Simon's first week with Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly. While showing him around, we manage to do a lot! We are now all set to welcome the new volunteers! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please welcome our newest volunteer Program Assistants. Juliette Cosson comes to us from Paris France, and Simon Drop from Beelen Germany (no, Juliette is not extremely short - Simon is just REALLY tall!). Juliette and Simon will be spending most of their time out in the community, coordinating the CitySites and Tech Cafes at elder housing locations all over Boston. ... See MoreSee Less

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