Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly

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Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly is a network of non-profit[1] , volunteer-based organizations located in the United States that are committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.[2]

Chapters are located in following US cities: Boston,[3] Chicago,[4] Cincinnati,[5] Hancock, Michigan,[6] Omaha,[7] Philadelphia,[8] San Francisco[9] and Minneapolis.[10]

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly is a member of the International Federation of Little Brothers of the Poor (French: Fédération Internationale des petits frères des Pauvres) with sister organizations in France, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Ireland, United-States of America and Canada.

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Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly was founded 1959 as Little Brothers of the Poor by Michael Salmon in Chicago.[11] It is an offspring of a French non-profit organization called les petits frères des Pauvres that was founded in Paris, France in 1946 by Armand Marquiset.[12]

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