MyTalk 107.1 Jason & Alexis Morning Show Breaks Fundraising Record for Project Down & Dirty

November 4, 2020
We are so thrilled to report that the Jason & Alexis morning show surpassed the Project Down & Dirty fundraising record, collecting more than $28,000 from MyTalk listeners during the five days of the effort, which ran from October 26-30. For the past 10 years, each of MyTalk’s shows competes against one another as they ... Read more

LBFEMN has been selected as an official charity in myTalk 107.1 Project Down & Dirty

October 21, 2020
We are excited to have been chosen to join myTalk 107.1’s Jason & Alexis morning show as the official charity for the radio station’s 10th annual Project Down & Dirty reality show and fundraising competition that pits each of the station’s shows against one another, October 26-30. For this year’s Project Down & Dirty, the ... Read more

All in person visits remain suspended.

October 20, 2020
With virus cases on the rise again in MN, LBFE will continue to suspend all in-person visits that cannot be held outside a friend’s residence. Once it is too cold to visit outside, you will need to visit only by phone or virtually. We know this is heartbreaking news for some of you who have been ... Read more

2020: A Year of Transitions

October 20, 2020
2020 has brought much change and uncertainty into all of our lives. In March, LBFE adjusted all in-person programs – Visiting and Advocacy, Friendship, and Flowers and social activities – and created the Elder Friends Phone Companions program. This new program allows older adults all across the state to stay connected and less lonely through ... Read more

LBFEMN Launches Holiday 2020 COVID Style, November 1st.

October 14, 2020
As the holiday season approaches, I’m pleased to update you, our volunteers, donors, and friends, on LBFE’s plans for celebrating the 2020 holiday season. The holidays are a special time, and we have a rich 48-year tradition of honoring the spirit of the season through fellowship, food, and fun. This year COVID-19 has radically altered ... Read more

Why 2020 Is Such an Important Year to Get a Flu Shot?

October 13, 2020
Flu shots. Facing the double jeopardy of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and the annual flu season rushing at us, health experts are doubling down on their usual flu shot appeals. Read more about it here

Thank You KLN!

October 13, 2020
What a great surprise! Today, we received this beautiful gift basket and the note of thanks from KLN Family Brands! We want to thank them for the treats, and more importantly, for recognizing the important work we do together. Older adults in our community are so fortunate to have you in their lives, extending your ... Read more

Allianz Life Awards LBFEMN $125,000 Grant To Support Elder Friends Phone Companions

August 26, 2020
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2020 — Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly (LBFE) today is announcing it received a $125,000 grant from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) to support the organization’s Elder Friends Phone Companions program, which matches elders with background-checked volunteers ready to share on-going friendships by phone during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The grant ... Read more