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
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
Welcome to the Family: Announcing Skees Family Foundation’s 2015 Partners

Welcome to the Family: Announcing Skees Family Foundation’s 2015 Partners

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 By Suzanne Skees for Skees Family Foundation   We laughingly call SFF “the world’s tiniest foundation with the mightiest ambition” to end poverty worldwide, in our lifetime. How? As Steve Jobs put it, “We have gone to exceptional lengths...Read more
A Home for Everyone: WCCN Empowers Nicaragua’s Families

A Home for Everyone: WCCN Empowers Nicaragua’s Families

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This summer, our director, Suzanne Skees, traveled to Nicaragua with Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN). She discovered that her childhood dream of everyone having access to safe, affordable housing is coming true in the place she least expected.    By...Read more
Celebrating a Year of Historic Moments for WCCN

Celebrating a Year of Historic Moments for WCCN

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At the Skees Family Foundation, we find great value in driving economic development by empowering entrepreneurs. Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN) represents one of our grantees excelling at this strategy.  Since its creation in 1984, WCCN has used impact...Read more