LBFE-SF in Solidarity

Following the dark times of World War II, Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly (LBFE) brought friendship and support to people in France. Today, LBFE San Francisco stands in solidarity with all those protesting to change 400 years of oppression and uphold basic human and civil rights of Black Americans. We believe that everyone deserves dignity and respect. We […]

Help an elder feel less lonely right now!

We are calling all volunteers who are able to phone an older adult 2x a week during the shelter in place (SIP) until home visits are deemed safe by the San Francisco Department of Health. These social calls are extremely important to reduce our older adults’ feelings of loneliness and isolation during this time. If interested, email Debbie Uchida, LBFE’s […]

Upcoming Events – December Holidays!

The holidays are quickly approaching and we are looking forward to doing phone calls and virtual visits with our older friends on December 24th and 25th! If you are interested in volunteering and spreading the holiday cheer with us, please click here! In order to participate in this visit event, you must complete a background check. You are more than […]

History

On Christmas Day 1990, we opened our doors and began providing services to isolated elders in San Francisco. The inspiration for our work, however, was born in 1946 France, where a man named Armand Marquiset formed a group called “Little Brothers of the Poor” to serve the most disadvantaged after World War II. He realized that the elderly, in particular […]