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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

  • June 10, 2017, 11:30 am 12:30 pm: Volunteer Orientation
    Learn about Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly's history, mission, and current volunteer opportunities. As a prospective volunteer, you'll gain valuable insights on working with older adults and handling various situations. The session is FREE and essential for all volunteers- please join us! Orientations take place on each second Saturday of the month and…
  • June 10, 2017, 1:00 pm 3:00 pm: Friendship & Flowers
    Volunteer to visit and deliver flowers to elders 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 1-2 hours volunteering. Questions? Email Airlie Parham, Assistant Program Manager, at aparham.bos@littlebrothers.org
  • June 24, 2017, 12:00 pm 2:00 pm: Picnic at Larz Anderson
    Volunteers are needed to volunteer at our annual summer picnic at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline. Active volunteers can register online.  

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Group Opportunities

Corporate Opportunities

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On the second Saturday of the month, bring flowers and your friendship to an isolated elder in assisted living or a nursing home. Time commitment: 3 to 4 hours. Please register here.

Holiday Helpers
Help us with our holiday preparations and visits! Every year, we deliver meals towebiste-photo-sept-2016 several hundred Boston seniors on Thanksgiving and Christmas day and host holiday parties. We need visitors, drivers, help with set-up and clean-up–and cookie and pie bakers to help make our holiday deliveries complete. Time commitment: Varies, depending on role. Please check back in October.

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Sponsor a food drive
Collect food for LBFE’s emergency food pantry and help make sure elders have food when funds are short at the end of the month or when they are released from the hospital or rehab. Contact us for more Details.

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Collect and deliver bags of groceries to an elder building and see first hand how your service makes a difference! Contact us for more details.


photo-dec-25-10-44-11-amSponsor a gift drive for our December holiday activities

Each year LBFE collects and delivers hundreds of gifts in December to help make the winter months a little brighter. Contact us for more details.

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Help create an opportunity for elders to get together and make new memories. Contact LBFE for more details.

Please contact Cynthia Wilkerson for more information.

School Opportunities

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Help LBFE connect with elder buildings in your neighborhood! Host weekly or monthly activities and provide refreshments and supplies. Time commitment: 2 to 4 hours. Please contact Cynthia Wilkerson for more information.

Sponsor a food drive
Collect food for LBFE’s emergency food pantry and help make sure elders have food when funds are short at the end of the month or when they are released from the hospital or rehab. Contact us for more details.

Sponsor a Pop-Up pantry
Collect and deliver bags of groceries to an elder building and see first hand how your service makes a difference! Contact us for more details.

Sponsor a gift drive for our December holiday activities
Each year LBFE collects and delivers hundreds of gifts in December to help make the winter months a little brighter. Contact us for more details.

Please contact Cynthia Wilkerson for more information.

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