7 votes Sixteen-year-old student gets thousands of primary school children to write to lonely care home residents Posted July 7 by monarda Tags: united kingdom.london, students, care homes, senior citizens, coronaviruses.covid19, loneliness, uplifting https://goodnewsshared.com/2020/07/04/16-year-old-student-gets-thousands-of-primary-school-children-to-write-to-lonely-care-home-residents/ Link information This data is scraped automatically and may be incorrect. Authors Nisha Kotecha Published Jul 4 2020 Word count 439 words 1 comment Collapse replies Expand all Comments sorted by most votes newest first order posted relevance OK monarda (OP) July 7 Link To combat loneliness amongst care home residents, a 16-year old student has set up Community Senior Letters, an initiative that has helped match more than 120 primary schools and over 100 care homes, to write letters to elderly residents in their area during the COVID-19 crisis. This initiative demonstrates that even a small act of kindness, such as writing and sending a letter, can make a big difference to someone else’s life. Community Senior Letters would love for more schools and care homes to get involved. To do so please email communityseniorletters @ gmail.com.