- Written by Marcus Chiaretto, Community Outreach Coordinator
- Published: 12 January 2017
Donate a Valentine’s Day card to a LifePath client with Love Letters for Elders
According to research from the University of California San Francisco, 18 percent of elders live alone, and 43 percent feel lonely on a regular basis. The winter months can be an especially difficult time, with problems like freezing temperatures, limited transportation, and a lack of regular social interactions leaving many individuals feeling isolated. As a way to help alleviate these feelings of loneliness, LifePath will be donating handmade Valentine’s Day cards from local volunteers to clients in Franklin County and the North Quabbin region as part of the annual Love Letters for Elders campaign.
dosomething.org/loveletters and include proof of their participation in the campaign will be eligible to win a $3,000 scholarship.The Love Letters for Elders campaign, which encourages individuals to make Valentine’s Day cards for older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers in their community during the holidays, runs through February 14, 2017. Contributing to the Love Letters campaign is a way of showing care and appreciation to LifePath clients throughout the Franklin County and the North Quabbin region. As an added bonus, young people who sign up at
How to participate in the Love Letters for Elders campaign this year in 2017
Attn. Marcus Chiaretto
101 Munson St., Suite 201
Greenfield, MA 01301
The deadline for submitting Valentine’s Day cards to LifePath is Friday, February 3, 2017.
Support elders, people with disabilities, and their caregivers by giving a donation