Intrapersonal Benefits of Mentoring 

In a mentoring relationship, mentors have the unique opportunity to demonstrate skills on a personal level and teach students how they should view themselves. Intrapersonal skills involve your inward communication with yourself and the way you face obstacles in life. Mentoring can motivate students to work on intrapersonal skills such as self-confidence, resilience, and overall […]

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Kids Hope USA Receives Award from Lilly Endowment’s Strengthening Youth Programming in Indiana Initiative 

Kids Hope USA is proud to announce a $425,000 grant award from Lilly Endowment Inc. in Indiana. This award is being funded through Lilly Endowment’s initiative, Strengthening Youth Programs in Indiana; the aim of the competitive initiative is to help youth-serving organizations working throughout Indiana improve their abilities to promote the academic, physical and social

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Relational Benefits of One-on-One Mentoring

Creating and sustaining relational skills is a vital developmental step for children that can be taught through modeling a quality relationship. Having a one-on-one relationship with a mentor gives children a valuable opportunity to work on their relational skills. Relational Benefits Nurtured in Mentoring Conversations and consistency are two important relationship skills nurtured in a

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7 benefits of a school-based mentoring program

7 Benefits of a School-Based Mentoring Program

During a typical elementary school day, kids learn new spelling words or practice math equations. There’s time for fun during recess outside and for letting creativity soar through art and writing.   And, a school day also provides a perfect opportunity for effective, meaningful mentoring.   School-based mentoring programs, such as Kids Hope USA, are structured to

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beyond conversations - how mentoring strengthens skills

Beyond Conversations: How Mentoring Strengthens Skills

Conversation is a common activity during a Kids Hope USA mentoring hour. These conversations provide a opportunity for you and your student to catch up on the week. And your student can share what they’re looking forward to in the coming week.   Sometimes conversations between a mentor and student are easy-flowing, balanced, and engaging. Other

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