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Video Gaming: Striking a Healthier Balance

Video Gaming: Striking a Healthier Balance

Have a teen who seems to love video games a bit too much? In this episode, host Travis Nipper welcomes Dr. Suzanne Sampang of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center back to tackle the subject. Dr. Sampang addresses the hidden dangers of video gaming, the...

Helping Our Youth Manage Social Media

Helping Our Youth Manage Social Media

This week, Dr. Suzanne Sampang of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center joins host Travis Nipper to discuss the implications of use and overuse of social media for our youth. Dr. Sampang shares the positives and negatives of social media, warning signs to look...

LGBTQ Focus and How Hope Squads Help

LGBTQ Focus and How Hope Squads Help

In this episode, host Travis Nipper welcomes Suzanna Davis of Grant Us Hope and Dr. Andy Buechel of Lighthouse Youth Services to discuss the focus on the unique needs of LGBTQ youth. Dr. Buechel shares details about how the five key areas that the Safe and Supported...

How to Support Students During Pandemic Times

How to Support Students During Pandemic Times

In this episode, host Travis Nipper welcomes administrators from three large Ohio school districts where Hope Squads function. They share what they are seeing as students return (and sometimes return again) for in-person classes. We draw upon their years of experience...

How Hope Squad Changes Culture with Dr. Greg Hudnall

How Hope Squad Changes Culture with Dr. Greg Hudnall

In How Hope Squad Changes Culture, Dr. Greg Hudnall the Founder of Hope Squad joins Travis Nipper to discuss the genesis of Hope Squad and what drove him to start the organization. He shares with us the unique relationship that Hope Squad and Grant Us Hope has and how...

Introducing the Grant Us Hope Podcast

Introducing the Grant Us Hope Podcast

Grant Us Hope Podcast - Transforming School Culture and Community   The year 2020 has presented a wide-range of new challenges for everyone. COVID-19, working and schooling from home, and physical distancing have everyone working through what both the present and...

Welcome Holly End to the Grant Us Hope Team

Welcome Holly End to the Grant Us Hope Team

Grant Us Hope is pleased to announce that Holly End will be joining the team as Vice President of Development in August. Holly brings over 20 years of development experience that includes providing local leadership at the Cooperative for Education, St. Vincent de Paul...