Let's solve our epidemic of loneliness together with Helpspring
Helpspring is the first Social Action Network and seeks to fight our nationwide epidemic of isolation and loneliness through the power of shared action.
The Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation is DIRE
- 49% of people in the US have 3 or fewer friends, compared to just 27% in 1990.
- A lack of companionship is more deadly than smoking a pack a cigarettes a day.
- Communities with strong connections are healthier, safer, and more prosperous.
- Don’t take our word for it though–check out the Surgeon General’s Advisory entitled Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation. Helpspring will be on the front lines of solving this worsening issue.
The Solution Needs to be EPIC
Helpspring, the first social action network, will enable future friends to create and complete actions that build community with others who share their interests. Actions can be acts of kindness, volunteering, mutual aid, and more.
Helpspring is the BALM to Social Media
Social media has posts. Helpspring has actions people share and sign up for.
As the saying goes, “Actions speak louder than words.” Friendships forged through shared actions have a strong foundation. Actions have always been the vehicle on which friendships were built and communities were formed. Bowling leagues offer bowling. Church offers worship. Clubs offer service. Friends meet up. Now imagine a forum with millions of people and groups creating actions and doing them together–some on a massive scale, some just between a few new friends. Helpspring will provide the infrastructure needed to make new friends, build up our communities, and do a lot of good in the world.
What is Helpspring?
Helpspring is a registered Public Benefit Corporation building a platform that seeks to tackle our epidemic of lonliness and isolation. It was founded as a collaboration between Aboundant and several key advisors.
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