KYI Raise the Roof 2014

We live in the Tongass National Rainforest. 

Our youth need a roof on the Shane Howard White skateboard park.  Ketchikan's  amazing 141" average annual rainfall (9.81 in August alone) makes concrete a dangerous surface to skate many days.  A roof will make it a safe resource for our kids year round!  Our $5000 goal is just a start!

During our first summer-2014-the park was packed—thirty to fifty skaters used it daily.  We have distributed over 140 donated safety helmets lending credibility to the estimate of 200 users in total.  The park has become a GREAT resource for youth in terms of physical activity, recreation and positive choices.  [And, it's not just youth we see using scooters, inline skates, and skateboards at the park!]

It's a win-win for youth and our whole community.  Help us raise the roof!

To learn more about Ketchikan Youth Intiatives and look at our skatepark .  We have webcams running 24/7.

Skating in the sun!  

Architect Rendering of the Skatepark Roof-2014  The highest cost of a metal roof is $158,000!  Your support will help us meet this goal!



  • Geri Kelly 
    • $50 
    • 71 mos
  • Mel and Kathy Birch 
    • $50 
    • 77 mos
  • Sheldon Skillie 
    • $100 
    • 77 mos
  • Dick & Judy Madden 
    • $100 
    • 78 mos
  • Anne Lucas 
    • $100 
    • 78 mos
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Organizer

Bobbie McCreary 
Organizer
Ketchikan, AK
KETCHIKAN YOUTH INITIATIVES 
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