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Letters from Liza welcomes the opportunity to increase awareness about social isolation and loneliness among the community at large and to join in the effort to identify, reduce, and eliminate the negative health impacts of social isolation in individuals. Here you will find a collection of my latest collaborations, stories, and things that make me smile.

The Woodstock Independent Gives Liza Guest Column

November 14, 2023
Liza has earned a Guest Column spot in the Woodstock Independent! Below is from the November 1-7, 2023 Issue. Greetings,...

Thank You!

October 16, 2023
 I didn’t think writing letters to my pen pals could get any better, but I was wrong! Look at this...

We Need Each Other

June 21, 2023
“Human beings are social by nature, and high-quality social relationships are vital for health and well-being. Like many other social...

Letters From Liza on WGN News

February 6, 2023
‘Letters from Liza’ brightens mailboxes, lifts hearts. See the coverage on WGN News....

Lincolnshire woman aims to curb loneliness one handwritten letter at a time

January 23, 2023
Johnson estimates she’s written 1,800 letters over the past three years through Letters From Liza....

Let me send you a card today

June 14, 2022
“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon” – A.A. Milne...

Made the cards… Now time to write a note and send them out!

May 3, 2022
Personalized even more! With the generous donation of blank cards and envelopes received by Letters From Liza, we are able...

Liza Visits With Friends at BACOA For Fun Day Program

April 26, 2022
I visited with my friends, and here we are having fun at the adult day program (BACOA) sorting out pairs...

Leah’s Tree

March 17, 2022
I have a one-of-a-kind tree in my yard, affectionately named, Leah’s tree. This tree is not unique because it was...

It Goes Both Ways

March 10, 2022
It works both ways! We love to get letters as much as we like to send letters!...

The Gift

January 31, 2022
The most precious gift, I am told, Is all the love The heart can hold. I give to you, You...

A Great Way to Start My Day!

January 3, 2022
There’s always a reason to smile!...

LFL Recipients Show Gratitude

November 3, 2021
“Oh my gosh. I got a letter from Liza! You have no idea how much I love this beautiful letter.”...

New Friends at BACOA Receiving Letters from Liza

October 25, 2021
I recently visited with the attendees of the Adult Day Program through BACOA (Barrington Area Council on Aging). Following my...


September 17, 2021
“Friends are like the stars that glow in the sky… you don’t always see them, but you know they’re always...