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July 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Pat Harris
Volunteer for SASI

Speaker for The Ruby Slipper Event, 2018

SASI Caregiver of the Month
Kemi Agbeyangi
~July 2018~

SASI Caregiver of the Month
Edwina Mandal
~June 2018~

June 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Cody Link
Volunteer for Senior Connections, a Program of SASI

May 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Esther Vazquez
Volunteer for Senior Connections

We want YOU! Dementia Friendly Evanston is seeking individuals to participate in focus groups and discuss their own or their loved one’s experiences in living with memory loss, dementia or mild cognitive impairment.

Senior Connections honored our volunteers with an Appreciation Tea on April 22.

SASI Caregiver of the Month
Toyin Balogun
~April 2018~

April 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Martha McDonald
Volunteer for Senior Connections

March 2018 Volunteer of the Month
George Lowman
Volunteer for SASI Tech Tutorials Program

Aging Well - 20th Annual Conference and Film Night.
SASI is a collaborating sponsor for this conference focusing on healthy aging strategies for older adults, their families, and caregivers.

Richard Rathmell
SASI Caregiver of the Month
~March 2018~

Save the Date and mark your calendar now for The Tapestry of Friendship, spring fundraiser, Saturday May 19, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
This event will benefit Senior Connections, a program of SASI. The event will be at the Evanston History Center Charles Gates Dawes House, 225 Greenwood St, Evanston, IL. Be sure to join us for an afternoon of refreshments, drawings for unique prizes and live auction. We aren't taking reservations just yet but tickets will be $75.00, $25 for Students.

Our Senior Connections program is expanding!

February 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Volunteer for Senior Connections Program

Terry-Ann Lawes,
SASI Caregiver of the Month
~February 2018~

February 2018 Volunteer of the Month
Volunteer for Senior Connections Program

David Robinson
SASI Caregiver of the Month
~January 2018~

Jasmine Sheppard, Georgia Brown and Salome Youssa are honored.

Board of Directors create holiday gift bags for Senior Connections program participants.

A Delicious and Generous Deal!

No typical visit. No typical manicure.

Giving Tuesday 2017 is November 28

November 11, 2017 was the annual Senior Connections fall luncheon at Reba Place Fellowship Hall. 72 seniors and volunteer visitors attended. There was a scrumptious buffet lunch and a pumpkin decorating art project led by Evanston Art Center volunteers. Pumpkins were generously donated by Windy City Garden Center in Evanston.

The Ruby Slipper Event was held at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie on Saturday, October 21.This annual benefit featured dinner, silent and live auctions and celebrated our Senior Connections programs. The featured speaker was S. Jay Olshanksy.

The benefit proceeds support our Home Care and Senior Connections programs.

Boomers & Beyond

SASI was proud to be a collaborating sponsor of Boomers and Beyond resource fair on Friday November 3 and panel presentation on Veteran’s Benefits: Navigating the Maze on Thursday November 9.

Our Impact This Year

  • Home Care Hours January - June 2018


  • Volunteer Hours January - June 2018


  • Seniors Served January - June 2018


  • Volunteers January - June 2018


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