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Going Above and Beyond the Mentoring Hour

Going Above and Beyond the Mentoring Hour

We are always honored to hear of how many Kids Hope USA programs start out reaching their neighborhood schools with Kids Hope USA, and then go above and beyond by helping in really tangible ways.  Ryan Drown, the Kids Hope USA Director at Brookhaven Wesleyan Church in Marion, Indiana, shares how his church has gone […]

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The Value of Our Prayer Partners

The Value of Our Prayer Partners

More than a year ago, the Director of our Kids Hope USA Program at First Reformed Church, Zeeland asked me to consider taking on the role of nurturing our Prayer Partners. Because the Director and I both share a passion about intentionally helping each Prayer Partner experience a greater connection to the Kids Hope USA […]

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We’re Here to Help! Kids Hope USA – Child Psychology Team

We’re Here to Help! Kids Hope USA – Child Psychology Team

KHUSA Child Psychology Team “My student is so smart but is struggling with self-esteem. What can I say to encourage him?” “My mentee wants to win, no matter what. How can we talk about cheating and still have fun playing games?” Mentors go into their mentoring hour prepared with training, resources and support from their […]

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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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