Kids Hope USA is the catalyst for an expanding network of church/school partnerships. These partnerships take on the enormous challenge of kids at risk—One Child, One Hour, One Church, One School at a time—through one-on-one mentoring relationships.

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Deb Boquist

Deb is our KHUSA Director, actively searching for new churches to partner with. She oversees all communication between KHUSA and Lima Community Church and assists the directors of each of our five programs. 



School systems we're
partnered with.

Allen East 

Director - Twyla Burkey

Columbus Grove

Director - Jackie Brinkman


Director - Julie Long

Lima City

Director - Deb Boquist


Director - Charlotte Sullivan



How you can get involved. 


Mentors work with a child one hour a week during the school day.

Prayer Partner

Each mentor/child pair needs a prayer partner.

Event Volunteer

Every program needs volunteers as support for special events.

*Background check required


Click the button below to download and fill out an application to be a part of KHUSA.


Print out the completed application and turn into the church office. 

All applications will be submitted to Deb Boquist. 



For more information, contact Deb Boqusit at