Lighting up lives

To welcome and provide support to lonely elders by creating a caring, committed extended family around them dedicated to alleviating their isolation and staying by their side throughout their remaining years.

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Ms. Owens, Elder Friend and Lorraine Dean, volunteer interviewed by CBC Radio

Listen to the interview of two women sharing a nurtiring relationship through Little Brothers paring program. They are truely family to each other as they mentionned to CBC Radio. Lorraine Dean is a volunteer with the Sherbrooke chapter of Little Brother and she’s paired up with Margaret Owens, Elder Friend.  They see each other very week… Read more

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Little Brothers proudly accredited under Imagine Canada’s Standards Program

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Little Brothers took advantage of National Philanthropy Day to announce that it has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s Standards Program. With this achievement, it has joined a growing community of more than 200 Canadian charities and nonprofits, whose operational excellence and governance practices have successfully undergone a thorough review.   “These organizations take accountability and operational… Read more

Who are our Elder Friends?

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“At Little Brothers, we walk alongside our Elder Friends. We don’t pull them from ahead or push them from behind – we move forward hand in hand with them, at their pace.” — Josée Giguère, Team Coordinator, Little Brothers – Terrebonne, in an interview with Point de vue, MAtv Terrebonne (around the 18-minute mark)   REACHING OUT… Read more

Voices for Hope collect funds for Little Brothers West Island

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  The community choir Voices of Hope, supervised by M. Douglas Knight, has collected funds for several causes, including 835 $ for Little Brothers. The gift will contribute to alleviate senior isolation in the West Island. We are grateful to have received the support of such a prestigious a partner after only a year in… Read more

TestimonyI have always led a very active and stimulating life. A few years ago, when I was told I had macular degeneration, everything turned upside down for me. It was a huge blow to lose my sight, and I started to get depressed. It’s terrible to feel like you’re all alone. But Little Brothers made my days so much brighter. Today, I’m happy because they are in my life. They are my friends. - Ms. Gagné