Happy New Year

We thank everyone who helped SAGE stay strong in 2020. 


Donors: You helped us to meet and EXCEED our goals. This allowed us to continue programs that reduce isolation and improve health for older LGBT people. Leslie: We were sad to Leslie Lamb  go this summer, but before she did she connected us with sponsor and grant opportunities, led the 5k effort, and did so much more. Group Leaders: You led virtual programs so people could excersize, be entertained, hear health info, and gather to socialize and support each other. Volunteers: We thank everyone who managed to help out even though we were social distancing in the middle of a pandemic! Participants: We were were all learning the new normal together, and you stuck with us. Your participation, kindness and enthusiasm made our programs a welcoming place for all who joined. Event Supporters: We thank Carrier and the record number of people who came out for the CNY Gay 5k. See the full list of sponsors here. Thanks also go to the sponsors and donors to the 8th Annual Community Celebration. Support our sponsors -- find them in the program hereAdvertisers and sponsors: Hansen's Advisory Services supported SAGE with a Community Building Sponsorship. Find advertisers on the calendar page here.  Fundraising Committee: Bob Bezy, Chair, Ron Baldwin, Vivian Derrickson, Will Doswell, Gary Fitzgerald, Barb Genton led giving campaigns, solicited grant support, developed fundraising events, and found business sponsorships. Granting Agencies: CNY Community Foundation, Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency, New York State LGBT Health and Human Services Network, Small Business Administration.  SAGE Upstate Board: Your leadership ensured that SAGE will be still be here when we can once again meet in person. 

Congratulations Raffle Winners:

Amazon Fire and Case: Claudia Gebhardt

Lottery Basket 1: Arlene Ahl

Lottery Basket 2: Sue Friedland

Italian Dinner Basket: Lisa Hall

Date Night At Home: Stephen Wise

Cyanotype Prints: ME Doody

Ramen Basket: John Camilleri

Spice and Massage: Susie Kossack

1st Prize: Amy Bartell Watercolor:

Gretchen Barfoot

2nd Prize: TV and Soundbar:

Wendy Harris

3rd Prize: Fitbit Charge:

Sarah Whitton

Thank you to all who participated in the 8th Annual Community Celebration

Be sure to join us on December 13 for the next Second Sunday With SAGE Event -- a holiday gathering. 

See the event program here -- support our sponsors!

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SAGE Upstate Center
431 E Fayette St. #050
Syracuse, NY 13202