Letters to the lonely set to deliver into the future

Originally Published by: The World Today

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More than 3,500 Australians have signed up to write letters to strangers as part of an initiative to connect people who've been isolated during the pandemic.

The "Letterbox Project" began in western New South Wales, and it's now linking the isolated and the elderly with others across Australia.

The project will continue after the pandemic to support people who feel lonely or isolated.

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Margaret Davis, aged care resident
Charlotte Campbell, student
Rafan Ahmed, student
Mea Campbell, writer; project co-ordinator
Rhoda Swanson, aged care resident
Stephen Colcomb, chief executive of Summit Care