The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.
Mother Teresa

The Man on a Mission to End Loneliness

The Man on a Mission to End Loneliness

Nov 17, 2018-- Mike Niles had a high paying job in London, but felt that something was missing from his life. He gave up his lucrative position to start a charity, b:Friend, to help to eliminate loneliness among isolated elders. In Niles' home town of Doncaster, a quarter of its elderly population is classified as "chronically lonely" by Age UK. An idea that took root after he visited an elderly neighbor who was lonely has led to what he calls the best job he has ever had. The companionship among the befrienders and their older neighbors show the true meaning of community. (2798 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionWho do you know who is lonely? What can you do today to brighten that person's life?



Quote Bulletin


You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,252 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Jan 18: Mary Oliver: Instructions for Living A Life (8,074 reads) Dec 25: George's Best Friend: A Christmas Story (7,333 reads) Dec 6: Farewell Badger (6,830 reads) Dec 12: Another World (3,582 reads) Dec 8: We Are Still Here (3,555 reads)

More ...