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SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL OF CLACKAMAS COUNTY INC
October 29, 2013

I've volunteered as a board member of this organization for a few years. I joined after I learned about all the services it provides senior citizens who are at risk of losing their life savings and have no one else to protect or care for them. This nonprofit group is unique. The services it provides at little or no cost to seniors are not offered by any other local agency. That's why the court system (judges, lawyers) and social service agencies love it so much. They often turn to the Council as a place of last resort to help save a senior in need. I can't say enough good things about the Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County. It is a grass roots agency that doesn't spend a lot on staff, rent or office equipment. The dedicated board and staff make sure to use as much of its budget as possible on helping our vulnerable senior citizens.

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

MY ROLE:
Board Member

SENIOR CITIZENS COUNCIL OF CLACKAMAS COUNTY INC
July 26, 2011

I volunteer on the board of the Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County. I first became aware of the organization just over a year ago when it chose two of my fellow Wells Fargo employees for its annual award. I discovered that this nonprofit group is providing vital services to seniors that are not available anywhere else. I also found out that many of its clients are not able to pay even the minimal fee for those services so the council provides them for free. I was so impressed with the council and its staff that I agreed to serve on its board and play a larger role in its efforts. I think this is a wonderful organization worthy of support.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I'm not a senior citizen myself so I haven't personally benefited from its work. But I have seen the extraordinary results it achieves on a low budget.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Expand the capabilitiies of its web site. I understand this is already underway.

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

How did you learn about this organization?

see narrative above

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

Help as many senior citizens as possible; obtain funding.

What is its top priority in the long run?

Establish more permanent sources of funding

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I have publicized the council's activities and helped organize its annual fundraising auction.