Little Brothers volunteers step up for elders

UP SECURITY–Donated firewood brings warmth and security to senior citizen George in Calumet. Little Brothers organizes logging companies and volunteers to provide wood to elderly folks in need. Food and companionship are offered and appreciated in this extended pandemic and time of isolation for many senior citizens.

by Barry Drue

Nearly a year after the COVID-19 virus has disrupted life for all, and isolated senior citizens in particular, there are volunteers and agencies who have continued to reach out to elderly residents of the Copper Country. Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly headquartered in Hancock continues to work around COVID precautions to maintain contact with vulnerable and often-times lonely senior citizens. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.