Kids Hope - One on One mentoring

Join us as a mentor or prayer partner for at-risk kids at Compton Elementary School in our community

You can change a life – one relationship at a time.

For over two decades, Kids Hope USA has provided a reliable, caring, one-on-one relationship that fills a void in a student’s life and we at McEachern Memorial have been partnering with Compton Elementary School in our neighborhood since 2010 to provide mentors and prayer partners for at-risk kids through the Kids Hope program.

“This was easier than I expected”
– James White, mentor

You can help by becoming a…


• Have a heart for a child
• Available 1 hour each week during the school year
• Church member in good standing
• Age 16 or older
• Believe in your child

Training Provided
All mentors are fully trained to develop a successful mentoring relationship. Equally important, the Kids Hope USA Directors will always be available to advise and assist all mentors.

Time Commitment
• Be faithful – one hour each week during the school year.
• Mentor visits the student during the school hours of the day (7:30am – 1:30pm)

Prayer Partner

• Believe that prayer has the power to change things
• Be faithful

• Make a commitment to faithfully pray for a Kids Hope USA mentor and the child that he/she is assigned
• Contact the mentor on a regular basis to get a progress report on the child

Time Commitment
Prayer is the foundation of all we do, so we ask that you pray for your mentor and child on the day that mentoring happens as well as other times throughout the week.

What’s it like to be a mentor …

Richard and Danny talk about being a mentor and mentee (3:14)

Aaron, Fran and Victoria talk about what it’s like to be a mentor (3:18)

Principal Kimberly Benavides and librarian Dr. Beth Enochs talk about Kids Hope at their school (3:06)

Volunteers telling about the difference mentoring had on them and the kids they worked with. (3:08)

One simple thing will make a big difference in the life of an at-risk child: One-on-one, positive attention from a responsible, caring adult. (0:29)

A guidance counselor, mentor and prayer partner define: What is Kids Hope. (2:42)

Allen, Jeff, Donna, Ray talk about what it’s like to be a mentor. (3:52)

An inspiring story of a mentor and her mentee and how they connect. (4:03)

The Kids Hope story with several mentor and mentee stories. (3:37)

Kids Hope recruiting video with interviews from school councilors, principal and lots of shots of mentors with mentees. (2:13)

Fielder Church mentors and school councilors and principal talk about the impact of Kids Hope. (2:03)

Interviews from mentees, mentors, and others. (2:55)

Assistant Principal tells us how Kids Hope is making a big difference, plus a great mentor and mentee interview. (2:19)

96 Year Old Woman is “Coolest” Kids Hope USA Mentor. (2:10)

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For more information please contact Denise Wells at