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Give forward. So future generations can thrive.

“A society grows great when its elders plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” ~Greek Proverb

Welcome

We are a community of advocates who believe that each generation should improve the quality of life for the next.

People over fifty have energy, wisdom and resources that are vital to the well-being of our communities. Through workshops, discussions, and leadership development, we inspire and support older adults to give forward so younger and future generations thrive.

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Impact Areas

We encourage you to give forward through causes that are important to you. To get started, we focus on 3 pillars of opportunity for the future – education, the environment and economic security.

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Everything we do has an impact.

Whether you are involved in a cause or looking for inspiration, we want to work with you. Together, we can inspire more older adults to give forward.

Meet Our MEMBERS

Bruce Watts

Bruce Watts joins other mentors to help young men succeed in school and in life.

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Roberta Schwarz

Roberta Schwarz is building a park in her hometown.

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Mohammad Rahman

Mohammad is giving forward by investing in children’s education around the world.

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Lori Davidson

Lori is giving forward by sharing her skills with Millennials to help them achieve their potential.

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Walt Mintkeski

Walt is giving forward by preserving water quality and improving energy efficiency.

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Get inspired

Member Spotlight: Lisa Adatto

When you add your actions to the actions of others, you make real change.

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SAGE Releases First Impact Report

SAGE members volunteer over 32,000 hours per year for nonprofits – an investment valued at over $780,000 each year.

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SAGE Proudly Graduates 3rd Cohort of Legacy Fellows

Fellows shared inspiring stories, artwork, videos and songs about their remarkable projects like empowering girls, developing young leaders, and tackling climate change.

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SAGE Celebrates 5th Birthday!

Celebrating five years of giving forward for future generations

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SAGE Inspires Seniors to Donate Senior Discounts to Help Kids

In June, we successfully concluded our campaign to encourage seniors to donate their senior discounts to help at-risk kids succeed in school. Through the campaign, seniors donated over $500 in discounts to a Portland-based nonprofit, Neighborhood House, that provides...
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Member Spotlight: Robert Stoll

Every volunteer can make a huge difference.

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ATTEND OUR EVENTS

Sep 17

Civic Engagement Workshop

September 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
801 SW 10th Ave
Portland
United States
Oct 01

Civic Engagement Workshop

October 1 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 am
8226 N Denver Ave
Portland
United States
Oct 09

Ethical Wills Workshop

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1515 SW Fifth Avenue (Sixth Floor)
Portland
United States
Oct 21
Oct 22

Stewardship Conversations to Help Younger and Future Generations

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1038 SE César E. Chávez Boulevard
Portland
United States

Create an opportunity for the next generation

The future needs all the advocates it can get.

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