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#TBT: Little Brothers reopening

#TBT: Little Brothers reopening

LBFE volunteer Kerry on her way to make a contactless Slice of Summer delivery in July. The success of this program over the summer has helped our staff make plans for holiday deliveries.Little Brothers' summer reopening gave staff time to adapt to new safety policies...

CEO Update

CEO Update

Coping with a full-on pandemic? Unimaginable. But it hasn’t stopped LBFE from doing what we always do—being there, every day, for our elders. This Special Issue captures just some of LBFE’s life in the pandemic—and how we are staying safe and connected. Our own We...

Slice of Summer: Spreading Joy – Safely

Slice of Summer: Spreading Joy – Safely

Like every Chicagoan, our elders wait all year to savor summer. While this summer is unlike any other, we knew it was still essential for our elders to feel friendship and fun. “Little Brothers did not give up on bringing the spirit of summer–safely–to our elders,”...

Life in the Pandemic

Life in the Pandemic

COVID-19 has changed our world. In order to keep everyone safe and healthy, LBFE halted face-to-face contacts with our elders, but we have stayed connected with our elders in many new ways. What has never changed is what we can count on every day: Dedicated...

Inside LBFE

Inside LBFE

Reopening LBFE Offices After nearly three months, Little Brothers cautiously welcomed back staff to 355 N. Ashland Avenue on June 15. CEO Simone Mitchell-Peterson worked with a small internal team, beginning in May, to develop a comprehensive Welcome Forward Plan that...

Now More Than Ever

Now More Than Ever

By Michael Melinger, LBFE Chair of the Board Throughout this pandemic, Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly has been there for our elders every step of the way. Our mission of alleviating elder isolation and loneliness is now more important than ever. Thanks to...

Audrey’s House: Making Memories

Audrey’s House: Making Memories

Located on five acres of wide-open green space in Batavia, IL, Audrey’s House is Little Brothers’ Year-round Program and Vacation Center. Since its grand opening in 2014, more than 1,400 elders have enjoyed a day trip, overnight stay, or three-night, four-day...

New LBFE Board Members: Ready to Serve Our Elders

New LBFE Board Members: Ready to Serve Our Elders

The Board of Directors for Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly recently welcomed two new Board members who will each serve three-year terms (FY2020 – FY2023).Here’s a look at the backgrounds of these professionals and how they hope to contribute their volunteer...

Fundraising for Friendship

Fundraising for Friendship

The Young Professionals Advisory Board–Little Brothers’ junior board–knows supporting a great cause can also mean having a great time. The YPAB is a group of volunteers, ages 24 to 40, who are dedicated to relieving isolation and loneliness for elders across...

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter

355 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

355 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60607-1016

www.littlebrotherschicago.org
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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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