Updates from the Chicago Chapter

Do good for lonely Chicago seniors with Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

December 20, 2017

RedEye spoke with Josh Chartier, LBFE's Director of Volunteer Services and Community Engagement, to find out more about the impact of our volunteers at the holiday season and all year-round. Find the story here.  Read More »

Annual holiday feast helps seniors feel included

December 19, 2017

The Chicago Citizen featured information about Little Brothers' work, our Thanksgiving celebrations, and the difference volunteers and donors make for our elders. Check out the story here.  Read More »

Chicago seniors celebrate Thanksgiving surrounded by friends

December 19, 2017

Here is the press release for Little Brothers' 2017 Thanksgiving Day celebrations.  Read More »

CEO Simone Mitchell-Peterson on “MIX Matters” 101.9

November 01, 2017

"MIX Matters" featured Little Brothers' CEO Simone Mitchell-Peterson on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Listen to the full interview! With the holiday season just around the corner, Mitchell-Peterson gives an informative rundown about all the different ways to volunteer and impact a lonely Chicago elder at Thanksgiving or Christmas -- and all year-round, too. Mitchell-Peterson also explains… Read More »

Turkey carvers feeding seniors on Thanksgiving

November 29, 2016

November 24, 2016 By Pam Grimes, Special Projects Producer, WGN-TV Two days before Thanksgiving every year, volunteers gather at Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly to carve 800 lbs. of turkey! Together with all the trimmings, it's served at one of three Thanksgiving Day parties. Holiday meals are also delivered to homebound elders, along with flowers and a friendly visit from a volunteer.… Read More »

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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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