Let’s be more open. Let’s be more together. Let’s Be More Us


Remember when making friends was child’s play? Over half of adults in the UK say it’s been a long time since they made a new friend or connection. So let’s learn from the experts. Children are great at breaking down barriers that stop many of us from connecting. Let’s be more like them.


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10 ways you can Be More Us

Be More Us is about taking time to connect and celebrate what brings us together. It’s about being curious about the world around us. And...Read more

Why we created Be More Us

The Campaign to End Loneliness believe that people of all ages need connections that matter. There are nine million lonely people in the UK and four...Read more

Strangers on a train: How one act of kindness changed three people’s lives and went viral

Hannah Thornton was on a train near Sheffield when she overheard a conversation between two strangers Maurice and Bill. She was so inspired by their...Read more

Loneliness Awareness Week: “Food is a wonderful way to bring us together”

Amy Perrin, 39, is the founder of Marmalade Trust, a charity that raises awareness of loneliness in society and helps people to find new friendships....Read more