Shelly and Brienne’s Trip to Mexico: Our HeartFund Trip!

Shelly and Brienne’s Trip to Mexico: Our HeartFund Trip!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , on February 16, 2019. Related Grantees: Agora Partnerships, Beneficial Returns.

Our family huddled around at the end of our amazing trip to Mexico! Editor’s Note: In 2017, Skees Family Foundation board members were gifted a very unique opportunity. The JasmineHugh Heart Fund was created, which is a privately funded grant program that allows board...Read more
Our 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 7, 2019.

Editor’s Note: We had an amazing year at Skees Family Foundation. We made a lot of changes and are really looking forward to a great and productive 2019. Thanks to all of our partners and all of our readers for your hard work and dedication! Brienne Skees,...Read more
Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Grantee 2018 Wrap Up–See What They’ve Done!

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 8, 2018. Related Grantees: Advancing Girls Education: AGE Africa, African Entrepreneur Collective, Agora Partnerships, Anseye Pou Ayiti (Teach for Haiti), Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief, Educate Lanka, JAAGO Foundation through the Jolkona Foundation, Medha, Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum, Resonate, StrongMinds, Tomorrow’s Youth Organization, Voix & Actions, Women LEAD.

Sally Skees-Helly, Chief Financial Officer and Director African Entrepreneurship Collective: AEC continues to provide entrepreneurs in Rwanda with skills and mentoring to develop and grow their businesses, including many refugees from Sub-Saharan Africa escaping...Read more
Partner Update: Destiny Reflection International Foundation – Ending Human Trafficking and Slavery in India

Partner Update: Destiny Reflection International Foundation – Ending Human Trafficking and Slavery in India

Categorized as: , , , , , , , , , , & Tagged as: on July 16, 2018. Related Grantee: Destiny Foundation through Cents of Relief.

Editor’s Note: Sandy Skees is one of our 2G members, a sister to Suzanne, the founder of Skees Family Foundation. She has taken an active role in her community for many years, working in areas such as sustainability, girls’ empowerment, giving circles, and...Read more