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Kids Hope

The mission of KIDS HOPE USA churches is to give hope to children in public elementary schools through a relationship with a caring church member.

H: Helping to meet the emotional, social and academic needs of at-risk children by giving them a one-to-one, Jesus-with-skin-on relationship with a mentor from our church. The Kid's Hope mentor meets once a week during the school day during the school year with their child.

O: Owned by our church. This is our ministry to children and families in our neighborhood. Our school is East Elementary in Grandville.

P: Prayer is the foundation for our work. Each adult-child relationship is wrapped in prayer by a behind-the scenes Prayer Partner from our church.

E: Elementary school children are our focus. They need mentoring most because they are at that critical time when values are formed, self-esteem is developed and academic skills must be acquired. We will start the week of October 5. A training meeting will be in September.

Will YOU Be the One to Change a Child's Life? If you need more information contact: Renee TerBeek, Kid's Hope Director, (616) 446 - 4723,


Our Kid's Hope program from our church has begun again. This is our 13th year and we are thankful to be a part of East Elementary in Grandville. May God bless our times with our children and their families. May God bless our planting seeds of HOPE and LOVE.