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Looking to volunteer?

Become a befriender and help us combat loneliness & social isolation experienced by older neighbours.

Here you can apply and find out more about volunteering

Refer an older

Neighbour

We are available for referrals and self-referrals. Find out more about our criteria.

Fancy a

chat?

If you spend a lot of time on your own but would like more company, our friendly, DBS-checked befrienders would love to visit and spend an hour a week having a natter & a cuppa. Or why not join the fun at one of our Social Clubs?

£5

Will provide Tea, Coffee and Refreshments for a Social Club.

£20

Recruits a new befriender to be paired with an isolated older neighbour.

£50

£50 will pay for a trip for an older neighbour to a museum or a nature reserve.

£100

£100 will help maintain a 1:1 friendship for 6 months.

Let's end loneliness together,

Your help is greatly appreciated

Any donation we receive can make such a difference

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Raise awareness of befriending on World Friendship Day

Raise awareness of befriending on World Friendship Day

Show off your pink and purple outfits on 30 July to support b:friend

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New Charity T-shirt collection to tackle loneliness

New Charity T-shirt collection to tackle loneliness

Now extended until 26th July 2024 No one should have no one. Over 3.8 million people in the UK were […]

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b:friend is announced as Dyce Energy's Charity of the Year

b:friend is announced as Dyce Energy's Charity of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that Dyce Energy has chosen b:friend as their charity of the year. The Rotherham-based energy […]

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Volunteer Experience Survey: Turning feedback into actions

Volunteer Experience Survey: Turning feedback into actions

Last year, we asked our befrienders to complete a Volunteer Experience Survey to gain insights into how we can continue […]

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Celebrating Global Intergenerational Week

Celebrating Global Intergenerational Week

24th – 30th April is Global Intergenerational Week, an annual campaign that encourages everyone to embrace intergenerational practices and highlights […]

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