Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly, AARP, Artifacts Everyday create art with students and seniors in Boston
BOSTON – Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly (LBFE), Boston Chapter in partnership with Elle Marrone from Artifacts Everyday will host a six-week intergenerational art course at the Boston Housing Authority complex at 70 St. Botolph. Through the generosity of AARP’s Community Grants program for the Age Friendly Initiative, senior residents of 70 St. Botolph along with college students from local universities and community volunteers will join together to build community through art. Media is invited to attend.
Intergenerational Art Course:
When: Thursdays 4-5pm Sept 28 – Nov 2
Where: 70 St. Botolph Community Room
Who: Senior residents, college students, volunteers, and LBFE staff
What: Art course, community building
For more information please contact Program Manager, Cynthia Wilkerson. email@example.com / 617-524-8882
About Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, Boston Chapter (LBFE – Boston)
LBFE — Boston was founded in 1979 as part of a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly in Greater Boston. Our motto, flowers before bread, reflects our belief that living is more than a roof over our heads and food on the table, but also the presence of people who care. Staff and over 1,500 volunteers, provide companionship, support and care to over 800 elders seventy and over without the benefit of family or adequate social contacts. Priority is given to those living in our partner City Sites buildings, all services are offered without charge and without regard to race, gender, creed, nationality, or sexual orientation. LBFE – Boston is a 501(c)(3) operating solely with the support of individual donors, volunteers and foundation or corporate assistance. For more information, visit www.littlebrothersboston.org.