June 2018

As we begin our 58th year, Sky Ranch Foundation continues to support our nation’s at-risk youth on behalf of the Beverage Alcohol Industry. This was another unprecedented year as the Foundation awarded $325,000 in grants to 17 at-risk youth programs across the nation bringing our total to +$3 million in grants through the years.

Ralph Aguera, President, Speaker Jeffrey R. Fazio, of Merrill Lynch, John Bodnovich of ABL, Barry Becton of DIAGEO, George McCarthy, Chairman, Mike Donohoe, Vice President, Dori Bryant and Peggy Donovan, Vice President

From Hawaii in the West to Florida in the East, this year’s grants enable these organizations to obtain the resources needed to touch the lives of untold numbers of our nation’s at-risk youth.

2018 GRANTEE PROGRAMS AWARDED (alpha by state)


Acknowledge Alliance/Mountain View, CA acknowledgealliance.org

East Bay Children’s Law Offices (EBLCO)/Oakland, CA ebclo.org

Individuals Now dba Social Advocates for Youth/Santa Rosa, CA saysc.org

Project Avary/San Rafael, CA projectavary.org

Legal Services for Children Inc/San Francisco, CA lcs.sf.org

Peninsula Outreach Program (POPS Kids)/Woodside, CA popskids.org


Fostering Hope Foundation/El Paso County CO fosteringhopefoundation.org


Learning For Success, Inc./Cooper City, FL kapowlfs.wordpress.com/about/


Orange Duffel Bag Initiative/Atlanta, GA theodbi.org


Big Island Mediation dba West Hawaii Mediation Center/Kamuela, HI whmediation.org


Restoring the Path (dba Crushers Club)/Chicago, IL crushersclub.org

Urban Initiatives/Chicago, IL urbaninitiatives.org


Sky Ranch Behavioral Services/Sioux City, IA skyranchbehavioralservices.org


Sacred/Leawood, KS kidsaresacred.org

North Dakota

PATH North Dakota Inc/Bismark, ND pathinc.org

South Dakota

Boys and Girls Club of Rosebud/Mission, SD rosebudbgc.org

West Virginia

Foster Adventure/Hurricane, WV fosteradventure.org

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 skyranchfoundation.org for details.

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

George McCarthy, Chairman

Ralph Aguera, President