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This student could hardly believe his mentor wasn’t paid!

This student could hardly believe his mentor wasn’t paid!

In 2002, I met Joshua, a shy second grader and only child to a single mother. I was assigned as his Kids Hope USA mentor and we spent the next four years meeting for one hour every week during lunch time. Joshua loved to play games, which we did, but of course we also made […]

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The words of a child: I do not even know what to say and how happy I am.

The words of a child: I do not even know what to say and how happy I am.

Sometimes it takes the words of a child to really get a glimpse into how much a mentor can mean. In this story, a student was asked to write about something that he really cares about. Although the sentence structure may prove that this child is still young, the content of this assignment shows just […]

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Kids Hope USA Director Anniversaries

We congratulate the following Kids Hope USA Directors who have given their time and talents to extend hope and love to children in their community: Directors who have celebrated 5 years with us over the past year: Mary Atkinson (Front Range Baptist Church- CO) Nancy Buckingham (Greeley Wesleyan Church- CO) Kimberly Destree (St. Patrick Presbyterian Church- CO) Pam Hungenberg (Greeley Wesleyan Church- […]

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Kinetic Sand

Kinetic Sand

Kinetic Sand — a magical and mesmerizing experience! Kinetic Sand is easy-to-shape sand that molds into simple desktop designs. Playing with Kinetic Sand gives a moment of relaxation for both young and old. A Kids Hope Director in Midland, TX shared that she gave each of her mentors a box of Kinetic Sand with a note […]

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Summer of Service

Summer of Service

“Our pastor had declared a “Summer of Service” and we were all asked to find ways to serve others in our community, showing God’s love through our actions.We took on one project for the whole congregation to do together, along with our individual ideas.  We had asked our Kids Hope partner school if they needed us […]

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