Eric Sage, Director of Respite
Having a fondness for the outdoors goes much further than a four-year degree for Eric. It’s become an integral part of his life. Eric strives to live a life of adventure. Whether he’s backpacking across Central America, dog sledding in the Boundary Waters, or leading camping trips for High School students in Montana, He strives to help others live their lives to the fullest.
While attending the University of Minnesota to receive his Bachelors of Science, studying Recreation Park and Leisure Studies, Eric worked assisting individuals with disabilities where he found his true calling. For the last eight years Eric has been developing his skills in Program and staff development. Now with the opportunity to combine his two passions of assisting others to live life to the fullest, and the outdoors, Eric feels that he has found his home at True Friends.
Contact Eric at: 952.852.0101 x460 or EricS@truefriends.orgMitchell Sikorski, Manager of Respite Services
Mitchell started as a volunteer with True Friends. After experiencing some amazing things the organization had to offer, he moved into a staff role and is now a manager for the Respite program. He is an enthusiastic advocate for providing opportunities for people of all abilities to gain independence. Mitch comes from the state next door, Wisconsin, and he has many great and fun camping experiences that he is looking forward to bringing into the Respite program.
Contact Mitch at: 952.852.0101 x260 or MitchS@truefriends.org Debbie Allar, Manager of Respite and Respite Health Care
Deb has been involved with camp since 2007. It warms her heart to see the campers be so independent at times and show off all of their talented abilities. She believes True Friends is a life changing opportunity for every person involved. Her responsibility has been respite and healthcare throughout the years with experience in camping healthcare also.
Contact Debbie at: 952.852.0101 ext. 391 or Deboraha@truefriends.org