Kids Hope: September 2018

WHO? WHY? WHAT? Char Alexander, Dave Alexander, Grant Alexander, Jesse Bolinder, Margaret Boelkins, Vern Boersma, Judith Boogaart, Peter Boogaart, Jonathan Brownson, Kathy Brownson, Suzanne Buteyn, Stephen Chase, Paige Convis, Marge DeBlaay, Keith Derrick, Helen DeWeerd, Peggy DeHaan, Dave Dirkse, Anne…

Kids Hope: June/July 2018

Whoa! We made it! Another school year for Kids Hope at Vanderbilt Academy has come to a halt. But in reality there will still be some connections taking place with mentors planning to see their child over the summer and…

Kids Hope: May 2018

I can’t believe it is May already. Maybe that is because April was so wintry (of course I am writing this the 3rd week of April and there is some hope for Spring like weather yet:) One thing this time…

Kids Hope: April 2018

I don’t know if you have noticed the Kids Hope Bulletin Board around the corner from the Welcome Center but if you have you would have noticed it is full of kites. Each kite has one of our Kids Hope…

Kids Hope: March 2018

I have been thinking about why someone would volunteer to be a Kids Hope Mentor. I remember getting an email once from a mentor who stated that he could think of no other 50 minutes of time spent that had…

Kids Hope: February 2018

Have you noticed that the Kids Hope symbol is a heart wrapped around a child? How appropriate for this month of February as soon heart shaped valentines will be exchanged along with heart shaped candies, stores will reflect the theme…

Kids Hope: January 2018

This being the first newsletter of the New Year made me think of all that is ” new” with Kids Hope. Well, first I am new to this job as Kids Hope Director. That newness has been exciting for me…

Kids Hope: December 2017

I would like to introduce to you our Kids Hope “Family” for the 2017/2018 school year. The following people will be mentoring at the school 1 day a week and building a relationship that truly makes difference in their child’s…

Kids Hope Needs YOU!

The Kids Hope School Year Program is fast approaching and I am asking you to consider signing up to be a Kids Hope Mentor or other helper. Our church currently has 15 mentors but with a goal of 20 mentors…