1 hour to send a letter and make an elderly smile

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December 15th at 09:30 CET

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For a lot of isolated elders, Christmas can feel lonely. Together, let's take 1 hour to send them some love.

Let's send some letters!
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1 hour to take real action

On the 15th of December at 09:30 CET,  Vendredi and 1 Letter 1 Smile, will help you and your colleagues to send letters and brighten the day of isolated elderly all over the world. In less than 1 hour, you will:

Understand the causes of social isolation in elderly adults
Send a letter to an isolated senior somewhere in the world and make them smile!
The more we are the more letters will be sent!

1 hour to send love
to isolated elderly people


to flight back against loneliness and isolation

Social isolation and loneliness among older people, it’s a growing public health concern all over the world.

All over the world, the elderly have reported feeling loneliness
According to the World Health Organization (2021), 20–34% of older people in China, Europe, Latin America, and the United States of America are lonely.
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You can make a difference!
Let’s get together and mailed hundreds of letters to different senior communities all over the world!
A first step to the common good
Together we can alleviate a growing loneliness epidemic.
I want to participate

Write a letter, give a smile

A time to think
And understand what is at stakes when it comes to social isolation and loneliness.
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A time to act
Let's write letters to isolated elderly persons. You can write the letter in different languages as the letters can be sent to different care homes in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, England, USA and Canada.
Let's act together
1000 letters = 1000 smiles
This challenge is organized by Vendredi and the french non-profit 1 Letter 1 Smile

This challenge, online and free is organized by Vendredi and the non-profit 1 Letter 1 Smile.

Register & invite your friends & colleagues!

It’s online, free and full of impact. Join us on the 15th of december.

Want to create even more impact?

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The more the better

It is always better to act all together. Don’t hesitate to invite your colleagues, friends & even your family to participate in our event.

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Discover with Vendredi all the different actions you can take to support our partner nonprofits on different social and environmental causes.

Ce challenge, un premier pas entouré d'autres !

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Je m'inscris au challenge solidaire pour passer à l'action


Je propose à mes collègues de participer en leur partageant ce kit de communication

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Et m'inspire sur les enjeux du handicap dans l'emploi via cet article


Je propose un premier pas à mes équipes, en les invitant à ce challenge solidaire

je mobilise sur la durée

Grâce aux associations spécialisées sur le handicap et les actions qu'elles proposent

Ce challenge, un premier pas entouré d'autres !

Et si on veut aller plus loin ?


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Proposer à mes collègues d'agir

J'invite mes collègues à participer au challenge ! Pour ça, du contenu tout prêt se trouve dans ce kit de communication.

S'engager en faveur d'associations

Je découvre sur Vendredi la diversité d'actions possibles avec les associations partenaires spécialisées dans le lien social.


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