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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

3rd Annual Chili Chase for Charity
Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
MTU Nordic Ski Trails - Race Entrance on Sharon Ave. Houghton.

Houghton High School's National Honor Society is hosting its 3rd annual Chili Chase for Charity cross-country ski race and chili lunch. All proceeds will be donated to SKY (Simple Kindness for Youth), a local charity that helps the youth in our area, and the MTU ski trails. The race is meant to be fun for people of all ages! We will have some great awards and prizes for the competitors at the chili lunch following the race.

More info/Registration/tickets

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“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.”