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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Slowly but surely, that winter feeling is creeping into the air. Here at LBFE, we’re busy welcoming a new group of student volunteers to our CitySites, Community Connections, and Friendship & Flowers programs, creating intergenerational relationships across the city. We’re also beginning preparations for this year’s holiday events.

As of November 16th, we have reached our volunteer goals for our Thanksgiving day programs.

Volunteers will be making meal deliveries to isolated elders on Christmas Day, and we will  also host a Winter Celebration gathering in December. If you aren’t available for any of those dates, please consider donating nut-free cookies for the Christmas meals deliveries.

Returning volunteers can register early for the Christmas programs beginning on December 1st. New volunteers can register here beginning December 8th.

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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: 2 to 3 hours. Please register here.

Holiday Helpers
Help us with our holiday preparations and visits! Every year, we deliver meals towebiste-photo-sept-2016 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.

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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.


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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.

Please contact Cynthia Wilkerson for more information.

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