THANK YOU to our Supporters. Senior Pride is successful because you are making it so.
Our appreciation to Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF), our fiscal agent. Thanks to Wendell Hicks, CEO and all the SAAF staff.
THANKS to the Lovell Foundation who, in 2019, awarded Senior Pride $25,000 to implement an End Of Life Planning Program for the LGBTQI+ Community.
THANKS to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Alliance Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. LGBTQ Alliance Fund has shown their confidence, support and loyalty by awarding Senior Pride:
• $10,000 for Senior Pride operating expenses in fiscal year 2019-2020
• $5000 for Senior Pride operating expenses in fiscal year 2018-2019
• generous grants in 2015, 2016 and 2017
THANKS to Wild Geese Foundation in Massachusetts who awarded Senior Pride $5000 for capacity building in 2019-2020.
THANKS to Arizona Humanities for funding our 2019 annual films, The Lavender Scare and bringing producer/director Josh Howard to Tucson to speak in person. AZ Humanities has awarded us grants since 2017.
THANKS to the Jack Chellam Legacy Fund, held at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona for a $1000 grant in 2018 to benefit our Senior Pride Community Cares Program-Tucson. In April 2019, the Jack Chellam Legacy Fund awarded Senior Pride $5250 towards the opening of an office at 1632 N. Country Club Road.
THANKS to the Long Cares Foundation who awarded Southern Arizona Senior Pride Community Cares Program-Tucson $500.
THANKS to the Washington Federal Foundation for investing in Southern Arizona Senior Pride with a $500 grant, which benefits our Community Cares Program-Tucson that offers friendly visits and/or phone calls to isolated elders.
Community Partners 2018-2019
THANKS to The Colby Olsen Foundation for a $500 award to our general operating costs.
Major Sponsors 2019
THANKS to these major sponsors for our 2019 Cultural Series: our January 2019 film and speaker, and our October 2019 poetry reading.
Bobbi Sovereign, individual sponsor
There were many more sponsors for the 2019 Cultural Series.
Senior Pride thanks all of you!
Individual Donors 2018-2019
THANKS to all of our individual donors for your continued and indispensable support. Your responses to our two annual appeals, Arizona Gives Day and throughout the year have been generous and affirming.
In-Kind Donations 2018-2019
Rich Meindl, Simutek owner and Apple Specialist, donation of a Mac Book Pro
Rivers and Associates (Jeanne Maldonado)
Wild Blue Pixel, website management
High Desert Rose graphic design
John-Carl Brueker, sound system and expertise
THANKS to our volunteer steering committee and all Senior Pride volunteers, who maintain and sustain this all-volunteer, grassroots organization. We are the only organization serving LGBTQI+ older people run by LGBTQI+ older people in Southern Arizona.
ALL community support inspires and motivates us to continue our work on behalf of LGBTQI+ older people.
Pride is ageless! Celebrate!