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3 Fall Mentoring Hour Activities

3 Fall Mentoring Hour Activities

As we move into the fall, we encourage you to embrace the season as you meet with your student – take full advantage of cooler temperatures and festive activities. Here are a few suggestions on some activities that you can take into your mentoring hour this month: 1) Share Creative Snacks At Kids Hope USA, […]

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3 Questions Students Ask

3 Questions Students Ask

If you and your student are in your first or second year of mentoring, you may have heard one of these “frequently asked questions” from students. And if you haven’t yet, you may hear them in your future sooner than later! Below are three questions that students frequently ask their mentors, and how you can respond: […]

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A Mentor-Student Story: Roxanne and Jasmin

A Mentor-Student Story: Roxanne and Jasmin

“I just remember her walking out, all hunched up, her hood covering her curls.” Roxanne reminisces about the first time she met Jasmin in third grade, “She was so quiet. But I just kept asking questions, and as the hour went on her hood came off and I just couldn’t believe she was hiding all of […]

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“My Kids Hope”

“My Kids Hope”

by Kids Hope USA Mentor, Jody Massey I have been a Kids Hope USA volunteer for the last 5 years and it has been wonderful! My mentee Arleen has now graduated to the 6th grade.  It is bittersweet for our time to together to end… as you will see in our picture at her graduation, […]

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Reflections on Mentoring

Reflections on Mentoring

by Kids Hope USA Director, Lorie VanWerden As my 2nd year of being the Kids Hope USA Director at Second Reformed Church in Grand Haven MI comes to a close it brings me to mood of reflection. I find myself asking, “How did the year go overall? What were the highs and what did I […]

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