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Many Youth Horizons mentors ask themselves the same question: “Am I making a difference?” During the last school year, one of our mentors spent an hour a week going to a little boy’s school and playing...
Match: Vince and Hayden
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Matched: August 5, 2010
Church Represented: River Community Church
Favorite Activities: Vince and Hayden enjoy attending sporting events
together. Some of their favorites are Wichita State University Baseball and Wichita Thunder Hockey. Hayden is involved in sports at school,...
You may have noticed that you’ve been receiving the newsletter on a monthly basis. We’ve made it smaller, and a wonderful group of ladies from Calvary Baptist Church in Valley Center have been doing the bulk mailing for us to try to help us cut expenses on our newsletter.
I thought I would ask you if...
Waiting Since: 2010
Personality: Outgoing, funny, friendly
Wants to be a: Cosmetologist
Interests: Playing outside and playing tag
Why I want a mentor: I want someone to do girl things with because my mom isn’t around much.
Waiting Since: 2007
extrovert, funny, talkative
Wants to be a: Police officer
Interests: Playing basketball, going outside, and playing on the...
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The Kinloch Price Boys Ranch (KPBR) exists as a home to boys when living at home or in a foster home has been unsuccessful. The ranch is located on the northern outskirts of Wichita and serves boys ages...
Thank you, my friends, for your many letters, notes, cards and
memorial gifts. Many of you know that my 36-year-old adopted son, Ty, was killed on Jul. 19 while driving a truck for his work. It has been difficult coming to grips with it, working through the regrets and taking comfort in the promises from God’s...
Match: Erica & Zoe
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Church Represented: Chapel Hill Fellowship
Matched Since: 6/22/2006
Favorite Activities: Erica and Zoe enjoy attending book club together. Zoe’s goal was to read 10 books during summer. Now that the school year...
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The Youth Horizons mentoring program sent summer off with a splash at this year's end of summer pool party. After watching the thermometer soar to the 100s for weeks on end this summer, protégés and mentors got to cool off at the Edgemoor pool. Together,...