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Sky Cross, Inc.

Helping those in need on the U.S./Mexico Border

www.skycross.org Tax ID 74-2735853


Sky Cross was founded in 1995 by Terry and Kathy Bliquez, a  retired U.S. Air Force couple. They located this ministry to the poor in  San Antonio, Texas, after consulting with various religious and lay  people. Kathy recommended the name “Sky Cross” since Terry was a general  aviation pilot and hoped to fly supplies to the very poor.

The couple decided to take Spanish language classes at the Mexican  American Cultural Center in San Antonio, and it was here where the  ministry goal and objectives were developed. They discovered there was a  huge need for non perishable food by people living in poverty,  especially on the Mexican side of the border with Texas. Sky Cross was  incorporated in Texas and received tax exempt status in the summer of  1995. A friend of a Sky Cross supporter sent a $5,000 donation shortly  thereafter, and the Sky Cross ministry began serving the poor on the  Texas-Mexico border.

Today, there are 7 Board of Directors guiding Sky Cross operations  in over 40 locations, most in Mexico. Terry Bliquez has chosen to hand  over the reins of the ministry to David K. Young, a business owner of an  employee benefit administration firm in San Antonio, and a volunteer for Sky Cross while now serving as President. David has been involved  with the ministry of Sky Cross since 1998, serving on the Board and as  Vice President for most of the years since 1998. Sky Cross continues to  serve some 30,000 materially poor people annually (mostly women and  children) through many volunteers who donate money, time, and  transportation. David fully plans to continue the ministry and expand  upon it as God leads into foreseeable future.