International Federation of Little Brothers of the Poor

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The International Federation of Little Brothers of the Poor (French: Fédération internationale des petits frères des Pauvres or French: Les petits frères des Pauvres) is a federation of volunteer-based non-profit organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.

It was founded 1979 in Rolle, Switzerland and has been recognized as a NGO (non-governmental organization) in consultative status (category II) with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.[1][2]

In 2008, volunteers held a benefit concert in Toulouse, France, to raise money for the organization.[3]

Members[edit]

Its member countries / organizations are:

References[edit]

  1. ^ See also http://www.petitsfreres.org/html3/e/organization.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.un.org/documents/ecosoc/docs/1995/e1995-inf5.htm List Of Non-Governmental Organizations in consultative status - United Nations
  3. ^ "Toulouse : concert solidaire pour les personnes âgées à la Halle aux Grains" [Toulouse: Benefit concert for seniors at the Halle aux Grains]. Senior actu : l'actualité senior sur internet (in French). July 30, 2008. Retrieved 25 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Website: http://www.petitsfreres.ca/
  5. ^ Website: http://www.petitsfreres.asso.fr
  6. ^ Website: http://www.freunde-alter-menschen.de
  7. ^ Website: http://www.friendsoftheelderly.ie
  8. ^ Website: http://www.loshermanosdelanciano.org
  9. ^ Website: http://www.malibracia.org.pl
  10. ^ Website: http://www.amigosdelosmayores.org
  11. ^ Website: http://www.petitsfreres.ch
  12. ^ Website: http://www.littlebrothers.org

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