A pot of food

SAGE – Eating to Live

Date grant awarded: May 5, 2019

Sistahs Aging Gracefully & Enthusiastically, SAGE, is a collective of senior, same gender loving African American women, 60-plus years or disabled. It was out of this group that Eating to Live. SAGE was founded in response to the barriers in accessing resources, information and care for same gender loving seniors, especially women. They are driven by the philosophy that, “We are our sister’s keeper.” honoring and welcoming lesbians of all races and ethnicities residing in the Inland Empire, California, and does not discriminate when providing support. This project allows seniors to learn the health benefits of clean cooking and eating, which brings positive changes to their health. Funding from this grant will allow those attending a “take home” project, with feedback on time, difficulty/ease, and taste.