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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

  • April 30, 2017, 2:00 pm 4:30 pm: Intergenerational Handmade Clay Jewelry Workshop
    Join Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly and artist Elle Marrone (Artifacts Everyday) for a community craft workshop. Each participant will learn techniques of polymer clay jewelry making and leave the workshop with their own handmade piece. All skill levels welcome! Ages 15-115. This event is free, but donations are appreciated. Please email…
  • May 13, 2017, 11:30 am 3:00 pm: Friendship & Flowers
    Visit with an elder in assisted living 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 newest program! Reserve your spot…

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Mark your calendars LBFE volunteers!

Our Volunteer and Community Partner party will be held on Wednesday April 19th in Jamaica Plain. Celebrate with us from 5:30-7:00 pm. Be sure to join us for a “Year In Review” presentation at 6:00 pm.

Can’t attend this year’s event? We still want to hear from you! Let us know what you are up to.

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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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