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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

SKY Garage Sale
Saturday, June 18, 2016, 8am-2pm
44998 US Hwy 41 in Chassell (directly across from Broemer Rd.) Hope to see you there. Contact a board member if you have items to donate.

EconoFoods Fundraiser
Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 11am-5pm.
SKY board members and volunteers will be bagging groceries at EconoFoods. A truck will be out front to collect returnable cans/bottles.

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

Pies for SKY fundraiser
Pie Auction – Thanks to WOLF radio and all those who donated baked goods & pies and to everyone who participated in the bidding or stopped by to get some delicious baked goods. Five pies went for $100 or more and over $2000 was raised for 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.”