LETTERS AGAINST ISOLATION INC

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • International
  • People with Disabilities
  • Seniors

Location

94 PINCKNEY STBOSTON, MA 02114 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

We fight senior loneliness one letter at a time. Through handwritten messages of love, hope, and joy, our volunteer community brings seniors connection and improves their mental and physical health.

Description

We realized that without visitors or the ability to interact with the wider world, many senior citizens may be growing lonely. Senior loneliness is a well-documented issue and has effects not only on seniors’ mental health but on their physical health. We believed that we could do something to help this situation. We decided to spread some joy and write handwritten letters to residents of assisted living facilities and care homes. When growing demand for letters outpaced us, we started Letters Against Isolation. Letters Against Isolation has since expanded to serve thousands of seniors in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, and Israel.

‚ÄčIf you decide to get involved, every other week, we will send you a portal where you can sign up to send letters to any of the care homes in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, and Israel that we serve. You’ve got the fun job of writing as many letters as you would like to! You can write about whatever you would like, but remember that these letters will be brightening days; try to make them cheerful, and be creative!

Read about our impact https://www.lettersagainstisolation.com/projects-3 and https://www.lettersagainstisolation.com/services-9

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