September 2018

Sky Ranch Foundation℠, now in our 58th year, continues to support our nation’s at-risk youth on behalf of the Beverage Alcohol Industry. Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded $3.3+ million in grants.

On a recent visit, board members visited South Dakota-based Boys & Girls Club of Rosebud ( Re-opened in 2014, this organization continues to grow, now serving 24,000 meals a year and managing 100 youth per day. They have expanded their locations to three, one in Mission, one in Rosebud and one in Parmelee, all located on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.

L-R: Glen Marshall, Executive Director & Nora Antoine, Board Member—both of Rosebud, Peg Donovan, Vice President Sky Ranch Foundation, Dion Reynolds, Board Chairman of Rosebud, George McCarthy, Chairman, Mike Donohoe, Vice President and Ralph Aguera, President—all board members of Sky Ranch Foundation.

Each time we visit here, we are more overwhelmed by the impact this organization has made on the community, clearly witnessed by the smiling faces of the children who utilize their facilities,” notes Foundation President Ralph Aguera.

“They continue to impress us with their dedication and devotion to youth at-risk and by their commitment to outreach by expanding with more accessible locations,” added Foundation Chairman George McCarthy.

For over fifty years the Sky Ranch Foundation’s SKY RANCH FOR BOYS® has been assisting young people rehabilitate their lives for the better. If you would like to join us in assisting in the rehabilitation of young people, please click on the contact page of our website for details.

The full list of beverage alcohol industry companies who support the Foundation can be accessed via a link on our Support page,, which also offers a link for donations. If you made a donation and do not see your company listed here, please contact

George McCarthy, Chairman

Ralph Aguera, President

About Sky Ranch Foundation and Sky Ranch For Boys ®

Since 2011, the Foundation ℠ has awarded $3.325 million in grants to organizations providing support for at-risk youth. Formed in 1961 and building on more than 57 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.