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10.5% of people in Reading are lonely most or all of the time. That’s around 16,000 people.
50% of people in Reading are lonely at some point every week. That’s around 78,000 people.
Little actions can make a big difference. What could you do?
I pledge to...
I’ll chat more often to a neighbour I know is lonely
I’ll smile more at people on the street
I’ll invite someone round for a cuppa who’s lonely
I’ll become a volunteer befriender
I’ll promote being a Champion to End Loneliness where I live / work / study
I’ll chat to my friends / classmates / colleagues about what we can do as a team to end loneliness
I’ll start using a Chat Mat / run a Coffee Companions hour in a local cafe
Customise your pledge (if you'd like to say something more specific / personal about what you'll do):
In order to carry out my pledge, I would like more information about...
Please sign me up to the Champions to End Loneliness mailing list.
Please include my name on the online pledge board.
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