Categorized as: About us, Education, Girls & women, Stories, Storytelling, Youth on September 18, 2021.
Editor’s Note: Every year, Skees Family Foundation has the privilege of working with an intern from The Nueva School. The Nueva School matches gifted learners with impactful internships in order to build a well-rounded and inclusive educational environment. Each...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Stories, Storytelling on August 7, 2021.
Photo courtesy of Júnior Ferreira on Unsplash. By Sally Skees-Helly, Director and CFO Through this blog, Skees Family Foundation always strives to inform, inspire, and promote. Whether it is highlighting one of our grantee partners and their work, discussing trends in...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Africa, Education, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Latin America, Leadership, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Stories, Storytelling on July 10, 2021.
Editor’s Note: As the United States has begun to emerge from the pandemic over the past two quarters, some of our partners are also beginning to emerge, while others are still struggling to contain the virus while waiting for accessible vaccines. We continue to...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Stories & Tagged as: Dayton, Dayton International Peace Museum, Hugh Skees, Jasmine Skees, Kentucky, Mercy Manor, Obituary, Oklahoma, Philanthropy, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (pbmr.org), Social justice on March 27, 2021.
Editor’s note: This past year might have brought deep trauma and loss to many of you, our friends and partners, and to too many good people around the world. We join you in heartache as we release both of my parents, former SFF board members, married 64 years...Read more
Categorized as: About us, Grantmaking strategy, Stories & Tagged as: BLM, Power-sharing, Racial justice on March 13, 2021.
Cover image courtesy of Kalea Morgan on Unsplash. Editor’s note: While this opinion piece (my own—not endorsed by the SFF Board) rails against entitlement and injustice, I do so with a view across the sector, but I also see myself in the mirror. – Suzanne By Suzanne...Read more