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About Us

Our Mission
To help young people build and maintain their self-esteem by providing means to access basic needs, enable them to feel accepted with their peers, and enable access to educational activities and community participation.

Our Commitment
SKY board members are unpaid volunteers. All contributions go directly to the youth of Houghton, Baraga and Keweenaw counties

Sky (Simple Kindness for Youth)
is a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Board members:

Lynnette Borree Susan 0'Connell
Teri Braun Gwen Stockwell
Mary Eckhart Elsa Strayer
Kathy Flagstadt Sandy Uusitalo
Robert Megowen Lois Weber
Janette Polkinghorn Risa Williamson


News and Events

Pies for SKY fundraiser
Wednesday, April 27, 12pm to 6pm
Houghton Fire Hall
SKY will be on the radio for 4 hours next week auctioning off pies! 97.7! Let us know if you can make a pie! It's going to be a great fundraiser to help a lot of local kids!!!!
Listen to a jingle written and performed by Dave Weber to promote the upcoming pie auction to benefit SKY

Lion's 5K/2K Fun Run
at the 2016 Copper Country Strawberry Festival
Saturday, July 9, 2016 @ 8:00am
Chassell Trails behind the Chassell Heritage Center
More information and on-line registration

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Archived Events


boootsSomeone else’s shoes-

“Thank you for helping keep my feet, hands and head warm…when I do my paper route my feet stay warm and dry.”

“I like my new gym shoes… I can jump high.”