Southern AZ Senior Pride thanks 2018 donors

THANKS to Our Supporters!

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 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 Helping Others Thrive Together (HOTT) for a $250 donation three years in a row and a $350 donation in 2019 for newsletter expenses, The Senior Forum.

THANKS to The Colby Olsen Foundation for a $500 award to our general operating costs.

THANKS to Harmony Hospice for raising $215 for Senior Pride at the showing of the movie GEN SILENT.

THANKS to Odyssey Storytelling for raising $325 at your June 2018 event as well as promoting Senior Pride from the stage.

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

Miracles Life Care

Centra Realty: Colette Barajas

AARP Arizona

Casa de la Luz Foundation

UA Institute for LGBT Studies

Lesbian Looks

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

The Center for Community Dialogue

Rivers and Associates (Jeanne Maldonado)

Deborah Daun

Alexander/Carillo Consultants

Wild Blue Pixel, website management

High Desert Rose graphic design

Cornerstone Fellowship

YWCA Southern AZ

Soreo Hospice

Pima Council on Aging

John-Carl Brueker, sound system and expertise

UA Poetry Center

Volunteers 2018-2019

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!