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About Us

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

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.

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

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

News and Events

Chili Chase for Charity
January 31st, 2015
9am at Michigan Tech Ski Trails

The Houghton High School National Honor Society is putting on a cross country ski race on Janurary 31st. Proceeds gathered at the charity event will be donated to SKY and Michigan Tech.

The races will take place at the MTU Trails trailhead, and a Chili Lunch will follow.

For a schedule of events , registration info and more information, visit:

Download the poster (.pdf)


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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.”