Write Away Loneliness

July 24th – 2:00 PM CT
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We're staying in touch and delivering smiles to 64 lonely seniors

About the cause: A study conducted by researchers from UCSF found that adults 60 years and older who reported feeling lonely were at higher risk for functional decline in addition to the increased risk of death.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to fight loneliness with love for our elders. Nursing homes are no longer accepting visitors and many aren’t allowed to socialize with the other residents.

About the event: Raise awareness around the importance of supporting vulnerable seniors while actually doing it! We ship the entire experience to each employee home along with educational materials, writing guides, stationery, letters and stamps! The goal of the event is to write 4+ letters to vulnerable seniors around the country.



On average, individuals support 1 elder with a letter every day just by surfing the web

Provide education materials for kids with every browser tab you open in Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge!

The WeHero extension transforms your “new tab” page. Each time you open a tab, you will be greeted with a new image, the amount raised, and a couple of banner ads. We collect ad revenue from the page and use it to donate to the causes you are supporting!

The best part, you see the actual number of kids you supported!

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Seniors in 60 countries have received letters of support

Love for the Elderly is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. More than 8 million adults age 50 and older are affected by isolation. The health risks of prolonged isolation are equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Letters for the Elderly seeks to respond to these needs, facilitating avenues of creativity, support, learning, empowerment, and intergenerational sharing. They’re committed to helping our elders feel connected, special, and worthy of this beautiful life.

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