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Join Us For a Victory Lap in Celebration of Our 40th Anniversary!

FriendshipWorks' Elderbration and 9th Annual Walk to End Elder Isolation 

A community fundraiser event on Sunday, May 19, 2024 at Boston’s beautiful Jamaica Pond!

Location: The Rogerson House, 434 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain 

Time: Check-In 9:00 a.m.

Welcome Program 9:30 a.m.

Walk Start: 10:00 a.m. 

Event Concludes: 12:00 p.m.

This special Elderbration honors and celebrates older adults, and helps them feel connected and treasured in their community. We’ll be celebrating with food, live music, cultural performances, and fun, and we don’t want you to miss out.

Why Walk with FriendshipWorks?

Your participation will help support FriendshipWorks’ critical mission of reducing social isolation and help strengthen and expand our collective force of almost 600 trained, caring volunteers who provide highly personalized programming and friendship to older adults in Boston, Brookline, Newton, Cambridge, and Somerville. Funds raised through our Walk support our FIVE critical programs, which allow us to bring joy and companionship to isolated elders all over Greater Boston - FREE OF CHARGE! Click Here to learn more about FriendshipWorks...

You can participate in three ways:

  • Walk With Us!  For this 1.9 mile walk around Jamaica Pond, you can register as an individual walker, a walker with a dog, or a virtual walker when you sign up. You will then be prompted to create a team or join an existing one. From there, you can then set your own fundraising goal. Stay tuned for prizes and incentives to keep you on track!

  • Donate to a Walk Team. If you can’t make it to the event in May, you can still help by donating to a team. Just scroll below and donate to a team or walker of your choice!

  • Get Your Company Involved.  Create a Walk team and invite employees, families, and friends to make our Walk a true community event, and a team-building engagement tool for your workforce. Joining our Walk makes for a great corporate social responsibility investment.

  • Follow us on Social Media for announcements and updates. 

  • Click here for FriendshipWorks' Facebook page.

    Click here for FriendshipWorks' Instagram page.

    Click here for FrienshipWorks on LinkedIn.

  • Visit our website to learn more about FriendshipWorks

Creating Connections to End Elder Isolation.

A Special Thank You to Rogerson House for allowing us to have this community event on their grounds. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Thank You To Our Sponsors

RUBY

BRONZE

BENEFACTOR

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

Beacon Hill Village

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Seniors Helping Seniors

Enjoy These Moments from Last Year's Elderbration

Previous Walks

Our Supporters

  • Susan Cyr Just now $100.00
  • Joseph Breitfelder 5 hours ago $250.00
  • Rowan Frank I’m only 8 days old, the complete opposite of an elder, but even I know that our older community members need all the love & support we can provide. -Baby Rowan 5 hours ago $53.00
  • Susanna Byrne 6 hours ago $53.00
  • Steven Baranello 7 hours ago $265.00
  • UnitedHealthcare Last month $5,040.00
  • Boston Medical Center Health System 2 weeks ago $5,000.00
  • Central Boston Elder Services 6 days ago $2,500.00
  • Goddard House Assisted Living Last month $2,500.00
  • Red Sox Foundation Last month $2,500.00

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FriendshipWorks' Corporate Partners

Point32Health Foundation

Liberty Mutual Logo

FriendshipWorks     105 Chauncy St. Boston, MA 02111     617-482-1510   |   www.fw4elders.org