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Youth Horizons National Mentoring Month Recap   January was National Mentoring Month. That's a time to raise awareness about the benefits of mentoring and to remind our community about the need for more mentors. Our Mentoring Team accomplished this by engaging YH partners and other stakeholders. We did this across multiple platforms and by obtaining a Mentoring...

Coming Spring: Easter Sun Run 2021   Join us virtually on Saturday, April 3 for the 27th Annual Easter Sun Run. Grab your family or running partner and choose your favorite place to run or walk. This will be a virtual event for the 10K and the Jeff Wenzel Memorial 2-mile Walk. It is one of Youth Horizons’...

Kinloch Price Boys Ranch Update   [caption id="attachment_19264" align="alignright" width="300"] KPBR training session[/caption] Regular training is essential for staff at Kinloch Price Boys Ranch. There, Youth Horizons serves about 25 foster care youth who require nurturing, empathy and skilled intervention strategies to overcome adverse life circumstances. Recently, YH President Robert Garner and Risa Rehmert, Director of Program Development,...

Wren Girls Home News   Shown here are photos of renderings and blueprints of the Wren Home for Girls. We are happy to announce that the project remains on schedule. Platting of the Wren land is complete and will be approved through the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission. The plan is still to begin construction early in the...

A New Addition to The Mentoring Team Hello, I am Kimberly Collins. I recently joined the Youth Horizons Family as a Mentor Coach. Before this, I worked for USD 259 for 8 1/2 years as a Paraeducator at Mayberry Cultural and Fine Arts Magnet School. I am an Associate Minister at Tabernacle Bible Church under the...

Meet Angela!   [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignright" width="300"] Angela Lee, Admin. Assistant[/caption] Hi, I am Angela Lee. I recently joined Youth Horizons as an Administrative Assistant. I previously worked at a local independent investment firm for seven years. My amazing husband, Jonathan, and I have two beautiful daughters; Jacey and Jordyn, a preschooler and toddler, respectively. We enjoy being...

A Community Partner Thank You   [caption id="attachment_19216" align="alignleft" width="363"] Mentor and protégé at botanica gardens.[/caption] We want to thank Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, for again providing Youth Horizons' Mentor-Protégé Matches with free tickets to the annual Illuminations show. Our Matches often express excitement and gratitude after attending the show. YH is grateful for our partnership with Botanica. Especially...

Personnel Update from the President Greetings, There is so much excitement happening at Youth Horizons. Most of the excitement stems from the development of a committed staff and a new leadership team. God’s favor on the organization is so apparent. We continue to focus on what matters most even in the midst of COVID. My Pastor often says,...

Aiming for Mentoring Success   A good indicator of Mentor-Protege success is common interest. For example, if the Mentor and Protégé both enjoy the same hobby that shared passion will strengthen their bond and time together. Take Matt Hampton and Tristan. They've been matched for more than five years. Their mutual hobby is trap shooting. They are...