Paycheck, Please: Why Jobs Are Better Than Charity

Paycheck, Please: Why Jobs Are Better Than Charity

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  By Suzanne Skees, Founder and Board Chair Editor’s Note: SUZANNE SKEES serves as editor of My Job Books 1 and 2, where she’s privileged to experience and publish a collection of first-person stories by courageous people working a range of jobs from...Read more
Our 2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report

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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
My Job Videos and Our Amazing Interns

My Job Videos and Our Amazing Interns

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MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World is a compilation of vivid first-person accounts of people in unique jobs from a diverse range of cultures and sectors. Never before has such a collection of stories been gathered. Building upon the legacy of Studs...Read more
2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

2017 Annual Report: Our Partners and Updates

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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 was a year of great loss and turmoil. We meet 2018 with a renewed sense of...Read more
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