Our Vision

There is an ache for connection in the United States today.  At a time when politics is more polarized, conversation is by text, families are more dispersed, and people are living longer alone, Americans find themselves lonely and lacking connection.  In fact, in a nationwide survey by Cigna among 20,000 adults the results were startling:

  • Only 53% report having meaningful, in-person social interactions daily!
  • Nearly half report feeling alone (46%) or left out always or sometimes (47%).
  • 54% say they feel that no one knows them well.
  • 56% report they sometime or always felt like the people around them “are not necessarily with them.”
  • And two in five felt that their relationships aren’t meaningful (43%) and they are isolated from others. (43%)
  • One in five, (18%) report they do not have someone they feel like they can talk to.
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