2016 Annual Report: Our Latest Partners + Our Daring Plan

2016 Annual Report: Our Latest Partners + Our Daring Plan

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Editor’s note: Winter brings snow, candles, family, and festivities–for some. For others, the long nights strike the loneliest chord and the cold days bring too little comfort and food. We join you, our friends and collaborators in our quiet, ongoing...Read more
Children Create Mideast Peace Through Education at Hand in Hand

Children Create Mideast Peace Through Education at Hand in Hand

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By Suzanne Skees Read the latest updates on our Board Collaborative Partner, or scroll down to view the videos below. If you want peace, put your country’s future in the hands of children. That’s what a group of Israeli and Palestinian parents did nearly...Read more
Announcing Our New Book Publishing Deal!

Announcing Our New Book Publishing Deal!

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Editor’s Note: The MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World team has worked diligently to identify a publisher that aligns with our values and goals. We’re proud to announce a partnership with TitleTown publishing for the release of the MY JOB book in late...Read more
Being the Change: Our Family & Partners Featured in 2015 Annual Report

Being the Change: Our Family & Partners Featured in 2015 Annual Report

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We’re thrilled to share with you a year of compassion in action by our U.S. and global family and grantee partners. — Suzanne Skees, Founder/Director   Skees Family Foundation 2015 Annual...Read more
Amplifying Unheard Voices: Voice of Witness Turns 10 Years Old

Amplifying Unheard Voices: Voice of Witness Turns 10 Years Old

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Voice of Witness celebrates ten years of impact by releasing a volume of narratives from over the years, edited by cofounder Dave Eggers. Our foundation fervently believes in the power of strong storytelling. Last year, we were fortunate enough to begin supporting...Read more