Thinking Outside the Box: How an Aviation Museum in the Pacific Strives to Inspire the Next Generation

Thinking Outside the Box: How an Aviation Museum in the Pacific Strives to Inspire the Next Generation

Categorized as: , , , , , , , & Tagged as: , on March 10, 2018. Related Grantee: Pacific Aviation Museum.

Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor  Alex Skees, Skees Family Member Let me first introduce myself – my name is Alex (Ali) Skees, I am 29 and one of the oldest of the 3rd generation of the Skees tribe. While I haven’t been on the frontlines of any of our foundation...Read more
2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 6, 2018.

  By Elisabeth Skees Deogracias, VP of Communications and Grantee Relations Editor’s Note: And so, it is here. A New Year has arrived and for many, this year represents a chance to turn a page and start anew. For our family and for many in our community, 2017...Read more
Amazing Partners Doing Amazing Work: Partner Updates Q3 and Q4-2017

Amazing Partners Doing Amazing Work: Partner Updates Q3 and Q4-2017

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 25, 2017.

 By Sally Skees-Helly, Director and Board CFO Editor’s Note: One of the most rewarding aspects of working in a small family foundation like ours, is seeing the hard work and passion of our grantee partners generate real change and opportunity in the communities...Read more
Up and Coming Superstar: Teach North Korean Refugees

Up and Coming Superstar: Teach North Korean Refugees

Categorized as: , , , , , & Tagged as: on July 1, 2017. Related Grantee: Teach North Korean Refugees.

  By Brienne Skees, Program Officer and VP of Research and Data Management Editor’s Note: A few years ago, I was beginning my adventures living and teaching English in South Korea and I came across this small nonprofit, Teach North Korean Refugees. They were a...Read more