We welcome the opportunity to work with the media to let seniors, volunteers and the public know about our services and the concerns of the elders we serve.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Recent Coverage

Volunteering at LBFE in the City Newshound and Journal News

February 10, 2014

A story about volunteering at Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly was featured in sister papers the City Newshound and Journal News. Volunteering is a great way to start the year! Read More »

Volunteer Brady Carter Profiled in the Journal News!

September 25, 2013

The Journal News and City NewsHound recently featured our volunteer, Brady Carter, in a "Meet Your Neighbor" Profile. Brady has been a Little Brothers volunteer since 2007. Check it out. Read More »

La Raza Comes for Coffee

May 09, 2013

Reporter Sylvia Obén interviewed some of the regular attendees of our weekly Coffee Club, and wrote a story about Little Brothers for La Raza. You can read the story and watch the accompanying video here.  Read More »

Social Media Can Reduce Elder Isolation

April 22, 2013

Recently, graduate journalism student Emily Nelson published a report on the role social media can play in reducing isolation among seniors. She interviewed our very own volunteer, Richard Chaney, about the Lloyd Walding Brain Fitness Center. Check it out on Medill Reports Chicago. Read More »

Univision Easter 2013 Home Delivered Meals

April 01, 2013

On Easter, our volunteers picked up meals, flowers and treats to deliver to our elders who are homebound or living in nursing homes. Here they are, featured on Univision! Read More »

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Media Contact

Cecilia Straney
Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly
355 N. Ashland
Chicago, IL  60607-1016
312-604-7232 (direct)

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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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