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Sporting Stories helps kick-out loneliness

Friends of the Elderly and West Ham United Foundation are delighted to announce the launch of a new initiative, in partnership with Barclays Digital Eagles, aimed at addressing loneliness.

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Event – County Ground Cuppa

Sussex Cricket in the Community will be hosting the first ever County Ground Cuppa on Thursday 29 January, in partnership with our Be a Friend campaign.

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Event – Sporting Stories in partnership with West Ham United Foundation

We have teamed up with West Ham United Football Club and Barclays Digital Eagles to host an event for older men in the local community.

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Charity of the Year partnership is a great success

As our Charity of the Year partnership with Wragge, Lawrence & Co draws to a close, we look back over the successful year.

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Poll shows we want to do more to help older people at Christmas time but don’t know how

Friends of the Elderly is calling on everyone to Be a Friend and reach out to the half a million older people who will spend Christmas alone this year.

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Postage stamp appeal

This year, we want your used stamps! For every stamp you send, we receive a donation towards our work supporting older people.

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One in four conceal their restricted use of energy from family and friends

People can take part in the Great British Switch to see if they can save money on their energy, and for every switch, comparethemarket.com will donate £5 to Friends of the Elderly.

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Superman star urges others to Be a Friend

British actress Sarah Douglas has pledged her support for our Be a Friend campaign and urges others to do the same.

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Full of Life competition

In celebration of Older People's Day, Friends of the Elderly has launched a photography competition based around this year's Full of Life theme.

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Valued volunteer who lends an ear to the elderly receives Prime Minister award

A Friends of the Elderly volunteer from Central London who has made over 2,500 friendly phone calls to elderly people to help combat loneliness and isolation is the winner of a new award.

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