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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
Shelly Smith Risa Williamson
Pam Hiltunen  


News and Events

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 6pm
Join us at the historic Miscowaubik Club in Calumet for an evening of cocktails, dinner, auction items, and live music by the talented Bob Hiltunen. Cocktails will be at 6:00 and dinner at 6:30pm. A limited number of tickets will be available for $50 each. See any SKY board member if you would like to attend this special event to benefit SKY.


Chicken Bingo
Chicken Bingo

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 5pm-7pm
On the Big Deck in Houghton

Purchase a number for $2 or 3 for $5, if the chicken splats on your number, you win big bucks. Proceeds benfit SKY

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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.”