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Simple Kindness For Youth Closing In On $100,000 In Total Grants

Simple Kindness for Youth is off to a great start this year as they raise money to help young people in the local area.

Their seasonal newsletter says their goal is to give out $20,000 in grants this year, which would bring the total amount to $100,000 since they began.

Several fundraising events have made the grants possible, including the Fun Run at the Copper Country Strawberry Festival and Chicken Bingo at Bridgefest.

SKY is also now partnering with the Copper Country United Way, which means people can donate to SKY through payroll deduction or direct donation.

Want to find out more about SKY and help their cause?

They are holding an event at the Miscowaubik Club in Calumet with cocktails, dinner, auction items and live music by Bob Hiltunen on Saturday, September 30th.

Tickets are available from any SKY board member or use by contacting then at 482-4250, ext 168.  You can also visit their website at www.simplekindnessforyouth.org.

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