September 2016 –

“Every year during their yearly visit we have a reception where we invite the Sky Ranch staff, Juvenile Court Officers, Sky Ranch Behavioral Services partners, Therapists and Counselors, which gives Sky Ranch Behavioral Services and the Sky Ranch Foundation℠ a chance to network with everyone who is involved”, says Jeffrey R. Johnson, 27 year veteran and Director of Sky Ranch Behavioral Services. Further, he states, “I have been truly moved and inspired to be part of the generosity and commitment to the tradition of yesterday and the wisdom of tomorrow and to carry on the philosophies and ideals of the founders i.e. Sky Ranch Foundation℠

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Foundation President Ralph Aguera and associates

Ralph Aguera, President and Mike Donohoe, Vice President, both of Sky Ranch Foundation℠ ( recently visited Iowa-based Sky Ranch Behavioral Services ( “It is always encouraging to witness first-hand how Foundation grants serve to help at-risk youth and this organization does so exceptionally well”, says Mr. Aguera. “We have the highest respect for Mr. Johnson and his organization”, says Mr. Donohoe, “and thank him and his staff for their continued efforts, successfully working with juveniles and their families”.

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Foundation Vice President Mike Donohoe and associates

If you are involved with or know of any organization that fits our commitment, we encourage you to share our web site with them to apply for a grant.  While visiting, note that the Foundation now accepts direct donations via this link ( We thank those who have been supporting the Foundation since 1961.

George McCarthy, Chairman

Ralph Aguera, President


About Sky Ranch Foundation and Sky Ranch For Boys ®

Since 2011, the Foundation ℠ has awarded $1.6 million in grants to organizations providing support for at-risk youth. Formed in 1961 and building on more than 55 years of tradition, Sky Ranch Foundation ℠ is a tax-exempt charitable organization committed to identifying and offering grants to efficient and effective programs focused on improving the quality of help available to these youth. If you involved with or know of any organization that would fit our commitment we encourage you to visit our web site and apply for a grant.

Sky Ranch Foundation ℠ is governed by a board of directors comprised mainly of active and retired members of the beverage alcohol industry. The Foundation’s ℠ funds have come largely from individuals and companies associated with the beer, wine and spirits industries and reflects the industry’s great concern and commitment for at-risk youth.