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

We now accept text donations. To make a £3 donation

text MARMALADE3 to 70085

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.”


Help Marmalade support others like John and donate today

Marmalade in the press:

Our supporters and partners:


Marmalade’s social media:

We’re seeing an increase in news stories relating to loneliness. It’s great that people are talking about it 😊 Here’s one today from @BBCNews |
'Did I inherit loneliness from my mum?'

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📣 We are looking for donations for our Christmas hampers! 🎄 For many of our guests this will be their only gift this Christmas. Can you help make them special? #MarmaladeChristmas

'Lonely older people are 64% more likely to develop #dementia and are more vulnerable to suffering from #depression and #anxiety.' | via @telegraph #LetsTalkLoneliness

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