COMMON GRACEHonolulu, Hawaii
To bring kindness to lonely children in Hawaiʻi’s public elementary schools by connecting them with caring adults, teenagers and kupuna (Hawaiian for “elder”). Classic Common Grace partners neighborhood churches with nearby schools. YouthGrace connects high school students to the joy of helping a child one-to-one. GrandGrace creates relationships between kupuna, mentors and kids.
Common Grace creates partnerships between elementary schools and neighborhood churches and High Schools (YouthGrace). Mentors from churches are trained and background checked before they are carefully matched with a child and spend at least an hour a week giving their special undivided attention to them.