Jacob Cramer, 14 years old, speaks passionately about the importance of showing the elderly the kindness and respect they deserve. Jacob has received and distributed over 10,000 heartfelt letters of love and compassion from over 40 different countries! Join Jacob’s movement of kindness! TEDxCincinnati set a record of sending over 700 letters to the elderly that were written at the event.

Jacob Cramer is a 14-year-old high school student residing in Pepper Pike, OH. Inspired by his grandfather’s death in 2010, he founded an organization called Love for the Elderly in hopes of inspiring people across the globe to reach out to the elderly with love and kindness. Love for the Elderly collects handwritten letters of kindness written by strangers throughout the world, proceeding to send these letters to nursing homes throughout the country. To this date, he has collected over 10,000 letters from 6 continents and 57 countries. He wholeheartedly believes that the elderly have paved the pathway of success for his generation, and he eagerly wants to give back to them by giving them a greater sense of much-deserved appreciation. http://www.lovefortheelderly.org/ facebook.com/lovefortheelderly