Marmalade Trust is a charity dedicated to recognising loneliness across society and helping people to make new friendships.

Loneliness Awareness Week

Our annual national awareness week, held every June

Marmalade's Christmas Cheer

Find out how you can help combat loneliness on Christmas Day

Buddy Scheme

Reconnect with your community

Our vision:

We are committed to playing a key role in delivering the following vision:

“To create a society where people freely acknowledge that loneliness can exist, and will actively support those experiencing it to increase their social contact and make new friendships.”


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Marmalade’s social media:

NEWS: Loneliness Minister @mimsdavies launches new campaign to tackle the stigma around loneliness. Let’s end the stigma. #LetsTalkLoneliness

Today is the start of Lonliness Awareness Week. Approx. 9 million people in the UK often feel lonely with many struggling to make social connections. Check out the @marmaladetrust for how you can get involved. #LetsTalkLoneliness

Pleased to support #LonelinessAwarenessWeek a superb initiative driven by @marmaladetrust. Over 9 million experience #loneliness but for many the social stigma associated with the issue stops them from reaching out and making new connections. #letstalkloneliness #LetsTalkMore

Today is the beginning of Loneliness Awareness Week. The theme of 2019 is reducing the stigma, so here is how loneliness affected me in my first year at uni
#LetsTalkLoneliness @marmaladetrust @theclique_uk

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