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10 Communication Tools for Leaders

10 Communication Tools for Leaders

Leadership requires communication like a flame requires oxygen. Too often, culture equates communication with public speaking, but that ultra-limited focus distracts attention from where a leader’s best will make the most impact: day-to-day interactions with the team he or she leads. The time has come for straight talk that is not glamorous enough for books […]

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Thanking a Special Teacher

A mentor wrote a thank you card to her mentee’s teacher. She was thanking her for all the support she provided throughout the school year and wished her a good summer. After the teacher read the card she had tears in her eyes, came over to the mentor and hugged her saying, “I should be […]

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20 Years of Hope and Love (Our Backyard)

“Wow, 20 years in God’s service means stability, love, hope, and commitment! Any organization that can maintain and show such drastic improvement and increases in their volunteer base is doing something powerful and is making an impact. It seems that a commitment to volunteer is becoming more and more obsolete even though our churches and […]

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48 New Kids Hope USA Programs in 2015 – and growing!

48 New Kids Hope USA Programs in 2015 – and growing!

It is no secret that Kids Hope USA has a great reputation in schools across the country. With a waiting list of 2,245 schools waiting for a church partner, that has been made very clear! But what you may not realize is that this incredible reputation only comes from YOU. The reliability of mentors, directors, prayer […]

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20 Reasons Teachers are GREAT!

20 Reasons Teachers are GREAT!

Teachers are great because… 1) They give love, attention, and acceptance to all kids. 2) They help their students succeed academically, even when that takes extra time to alter a lesson, one-on-one time teaching the student, or staying after hours to make sure they understand a math concept. 3) They make students feel special. They […]

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