Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly
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Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly is a network of non-profit , volunteer-based organizations located in the United States that are committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly.
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.
Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly was founded 1959 as Little Brothers of the Poor by Michael Salmon in Chicago. 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.
- http://www.littlebrothers.org Official Website of the Little Brothers in the USA
- http://www.littlebrotherschicago.org Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly, Chicago (US Mother Organization)
- http://www.petitsfreres.org Website of the International Federation of Little Brothers of the Poor
- USA TODAY Article: Isolated Americans trying to connect
- chicagotribune.com Non-Profit Profile: Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly
- See non-profit approval: http://www.mass.gov/Eoaf/docs/hrd/policies/leave/nonprofit/approved_nonprofit_category.doc
- See also: http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=10177
- website: http://boston.littlebrothers.org
- website: http://chicago.littlebrothers.org
- website: http://cincinnati.littlebrothers.org
- website: http://houghton.littlebrothers.org
- website: http://omaha.littlebrothers.org
- website: http://philadelphia.littlebrothers.org
- website: http://sanfrancisco.littlebrothers.org
- website: http://minneapolis.littlebrothers.org
- See also http://www.littlebrothers.org/-history.html
- More details http://en.famev.de/-history.html