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Reuniting with Your Middle School Student

Reuniting with Your Middle School Student

Kids Hope USA NEXT is Kids Hope USA’s middle school initiative that allows existing mentoring relationships to move into Middle School. For years, the organization didn’t have a structured way to offer programs to move from elementary to middle school with their student – yet many mentor-student pairs didn’t want to stop meeting when the […]

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8 Picture Books for Your Kids Hope USA Mentors and Students

8 Picture Books for Your Kids Hope USA Mentors and Students

by LuAnn Kern, Kids Hope USA Director Engedi Church, Holland MI I confess. I’m a picture book nerd. When I find one that has a well-crafted story, amazing illustrations, and is just plain fun to read, I get it for my mentors and students. I avoid books with an obvious message, but when a story […]

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One-on-One: Why does it matter that you read with your student?

Listen in as President & CEO, David Staal, Dr. Emilie DeYoung, and reading consultant, Dr. Marnie Ginsberg share the value of reading with your student – especially because it’s National Reading Month!

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Compassion is a Choice

Compassion is a Choice

At a time when so much of our world seems out of control, compassion remains a choice everyone still owns. Not the programmatic expression of the word compassion; the heart-sized, personal version. The type anyone can do. Or any group — even a church. Click here to read the full article.

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One-on-One: Why does it matter that we combine relational and academic activities in the mentor hour?

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