[COVID-19] Escouade téléphonique pour les personnes aînes de 75 ans et plus souffrant d'isolement

April 17, 2020 - Uncategorized

Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer le lancement de notre escouade téléphonique pour les personnes aînées de 75 ans et plus souffrant d’isolement partout au Québec. Nous offrons à ces personnes de recevoir deux appels téléphoniques par semaine qui seront faits par des bénévoles des Petits Frères. Forts de notre expertise avec les personnes du grand âge… Read more

THEY NEED US MORE THAN EVER. Help us make sure older Quebecers aren’t being forgotten during the COVID-19 crisis.

March 23, 2020 - Uncategorized

The importance of social connection is particularly apparent these days. Our seniors are the ones who are the most seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, exacerbating the isolation many of them already experience. As a society, we need to take action right away to make sure the senior population is not overlooked. Little Brothers is… Read more

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): PREVENTIVE MEASURES IN PLACE AT LITTLE BROTHERS

March 16, 2020 - Uncategorized

Considering that the population we serve is the most vulnerable to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the fact that many of our Great Friends live in group housing, it is our responsibility as an organization to take all necessary measures to help prevent this virus from spreading. We therefore call upon all Little Brothers employees and… Read more

Léger/Little Brothers poll: Quebecers concerned about social isolation among seniors, but few prepared to take action

May 17, 2017 - Uncategorized

Little Brothers unveiled on May 13, 2017 the findings of a detailed poll into Quebecers’ perceptions and attitudes about the living conditions of the province’s senior citizens and the social isolation they endure. The poll was conducted by Léger between April 24 and 26, 2017, and surveyed 1,005 men and women 18 and over. To begin with,… Read more

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

December 23, 2016 - Uncategorized

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

Little Brothers proudly accredited under Imagine Canada’s Standards Program

November 15, 2016 - Uncategorized

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

Voices for Hope collect funds for Little Brothers West Island

June 15, 2016 - Uncategorized

  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

Participate in the Jean Besré Bike and Walk a Thon on June 11, 2016

March 31, 2016 - Uncategorized

Calling all walkers, runners and cyclists! Come be a part of the 12th annual Jean Besré Bike and Walk a Thon on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Our honorary event chair will be none other than Little Brothers’ provincial patron, Béatrice Picard. This year’s fundraising target is $30,000 in honour of our Sherbrooke chapter’s 30th anniversary. All donations… Read more



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