Kids Hope: May 2017

The month of May brings with it a bit of sadness and nostalgia as this will be the last month that Barb Joldersma will be the co-director of Hope Church’s Kids Hope Program. I thought it would be a good…

Kids Hope: April

Our program year is nearing its conclusion. Students at Vanderbilt Charter Academy begin their Spring Break on March 31 and will not be returning to school until April 10. Even though we plan to mentor through May 26 this year…

Kids Hope: March 2017

I LOVE KIDS HOPE! That is the first thing that came to mind when I sat down to write this newsletter. Maybe it’s because it’s Valentines week or maybe it’s because I have read so many positive Kids Hope Progress…

Kids Hope: February 2017

Last month, we expressed our thanks and appreciation to all of our currently active mentors. Now we wish to recognize the prayer partners and substitute mentors without whose support, our mentors would not be able to make the impact they…

Kids Hope

Kids Hope ended the 2016 year with our first ever Fun Activity Day at Third Reformed Church. This event was planned to enhance the relationship between mentors and their child in a more relaxed and fun atmosphere. Building relationships is…

Kids Hope

Thanks to our partners at Third Reformed Church, we will be participating in a new Kids Hope event this December which we will hope will be helpful in building a trusting, working relationship between our mentors and their Kids Hope…

Kids Hope: November 2016

Just a little over a month ago I stood in front of church asking you to consider being a Kids Hope volunteer. Thanks to a great response we now have 9 new mentors, 1 substitute mentor deciding to become a…

Kids Hope: November 2016

Just a little over a month ago I stood in front of church asking you to consider being a Kids Hope volunteer. Thanks to a great response we now have 9 new mentors, 1 substitute mentor deciding to become a…

Kids Hope: October 2016

Please pray for our returning mentors, prayer partners and Kids Hope Vanderbilt students as they resume their work together during the week of October 3. We are very grateful for each of them for without their commitment there would be…