Created and hosted by Marmalade Trust, this annual campaign raises awareness of loneliness across the UK (and beyond!) and gets people talking about it.
45% of adults have felt lonely at some point in England. This equates to twenty-five million people. We can all do our part to reduce this number – whether it’s a quick cuppa, a text, or even a catch up with an elderly neighbour.
How can we combat isolation?
There are many ways to feel connected while doing activities that interest you:
How can ACL help?
ACL is at the heart of communities, and we provide a safe place to connect with others, find shared interests, and reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness.
If you feel like you might need extra support, or know someone who does, please contact us. We are here for you.