Laura struggled with shyness when she first started meeting with her mentor, Dorothy. She told us, “By grade 6 I was so confident, not just around my mentor, but everyone else!”
Being a mentor like Dorothy is just one way to be involved with Kids Hope. We cannot have this kind of impact without ongoing partnerships and community support.
Mentor with us
Our mentors are special people. They give so much, but we know that they genuinely feel privileged to make an impact in a child’s life. Like Tim in Victoria, “I will never forget saying goodbye to Alex and watching him stride away with a few mates, turning round and shouting, ‘Thanks mate!’ I love being a mentor. It’s so rewarding. What a privilege it is to encourage these kids who often don’t have anyone giving them one-to-one attention.”
Here’s what kids say about their mentors.
Become a mentor today by getting your church involved and empower another Aussie kid to thrive.
Fundraise for us
Kids Hope one-to-one mentoring is provided free of charge to schools, but our costs in providing support, training and child safety add up. Whether you can make a knockout lemon curd, like Lee and Alan in QLD, or have another special talent you can share, we are thrilled that you are considering fundraising on our behalf.
Start your community fundraising event
Wayne Butcher flew his helicopter around Australia raising over $100,000 for Kids Hope! His reason? “Kids today are tomorrow’s leaders, yet they have no leaders. They need confidence and competence, and mentoring is essential.”
Flying a helicopter might not be your thing, but if you are passionate about supporting Kids Hope, consider fundraising in your local community. Click here to find out how you can make a difference.
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