Author Archives: amy

Christmas in July

It’s the middle of summer, but we’re busy planning the 2016 Christmas Benefit Concert. This year’s concert will be held Nov. 28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The larger venue will allow for one concert night – and lots of … Continue reading

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From the Kinloch Price Boys Ranch

Thanks to Gear Up, the boys at the Kinloch Price Boys Ranch heard Wil Haygood speak at Wichita State University last month. Haygood, author of “The Butler – a Witness to History” which was made into a film in 2013, … Continue reading

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Investment and Award

Investment what really matters is the way to leave a legacy. That’s the legacy of Richard and Lorie Rumsey – a legacy that was honored at the Mentoring Awards Party last month. Mr. and Mrs. Rumsey supported the event financially … Continue reading

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Letter from Earnest: July 2016

Is Your Name on a List? People Who Most Remind Me of Jesus  This has nothing to do with money. It is true that all of the people in my list in some way support this organization, but their greatest contribution … Continue reading

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Meet Emilia!

Meet Emilia! She’s 12 years old, and would love to be a veterinarian when she grows up. Besides her interest in animals, she also loves reading and art. She’d like a mentor so she can have someone to help her … Continue reading

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Measuring Progress

“True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.” St. Francis of Assisi Some seasons—more so than others – pass by with easily recognizable milestones. At those times, it’s easy to track progress and growth against the backdrop of changing … Continue reading

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Letter from Earnest: June 2016

Sharing at a staff meeting at the Kinloch Price Boys Ranch last month, I had an overwhelming thought. So many of the good people working there took jobs with enthusiasm and commitment. They discovered during the last six months to … Continue reading

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Letter from Earnest: May 2016

Recently I had a dream that was a very powerful and moving experience. In it, I found myself at a conference for broken and at-risk children. A woman participating in the conference came to me to complain about some of … Continue reading

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Kinloch Price Boys Ranch Update

And he remembered a word in the Book of Mountaineers… it heartened him, for it told him that he was created to walk in precarious places, not on the easy levels of life.” – Amy Carmichael  As the year continues … Continue reading

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Mentoring STEM Night with MakeICT

Last month, MakeICT – a community project lab—hosted a STEM night for Youth Horizons mentoring matches. Matches had the opportunity to work on a variety of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics-based projects. This is the second year we’ve held a … Continue reading

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