Leaders from 100+ Women Who Care present contributions from members to Southeast Alaska Independent Living. (Courtesy Photo / Gloria Ramirez)

Thank you letters for the week of Aug. 8, 2021

Thank you, merci, danke, gracias, gunalchéesh.

Thank you 100+ Women Who Care

Southeast Alaska Independent Living is honored and deeply grateful for the generous contributions from Juneau’s 100+ Women Who Care. The more than $24,000 in gifts will ensure seniors and people with disabilities have the tools, resources and connections to stay healthy, happy and independent in our community.

Thanks to the 100+ Women Who Care donations, SAIL will be able to give scholarships to school-aged youth to build confidence and camaraderie at the newly revamped SAIL Challenge Course at the Eagle Valley Center (formerly managed by SAGA). The fun, accessible experience is designed so that groups of all abilities are able to learn and grow together.

We’ll also be able to offer last resort personal grants to individuals who need immediate financial assistance to achieve their goals. SAIL’s last resort grants are used for needs like help purchasing adaptive equipment so loved ones can live safely at home, bridging a financial gap to avoid homelessness, or acquiring technology to stay connected to job or peer support opportunities online.

Thank you to the 100+ Women Who Care for coming together to inspire personal independence for your neighbors. You can learn more about this powerful giving circle at their website www.100wwcjnu.org.

Gratefully,

Joan O’Keefe

SAIL Executive Director

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