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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Who are our Elder Friends?

“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

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