Recent Posts by Teresa Riesberg

The 2nd Annual City-Wide Mentor Recruitment Campaign is Here!

August 1st marked the start of the 2nd Annual City-wide Mentor Recruitment Campaign for Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP). Midlands Mentoring Partnership is a Collective Impact organization that partners with 11 mentoring agencies in the Omaha area to increase both the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships. MMP Partner Organizations: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the…
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2012 Grantees

Expansion and Capacity Building Grants have been awarded for FY 2012-2013. The following organizations received Expansion Grants from MMP: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Girls Inc. Partnership 4 Kids TeamMates Mentoring Program   The following organizations were awarded Capacity Building Grants: Kids Can Community Center Youth Emergency Services   Three organizations were awarded…
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2011 Grantees

MMP supported mentoring agencies with five categories of grants in 2011: Expansion Grants, Capacity Building Grants, Stipends, Background Checks, and Conference Scholarships in the amount of $300,000. 100 Black Men of Omaha Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Child Saving Institute Girls Inc. GMBC Amachi Hope Center…
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2010 Grantees

MMP supported mentoring agencies with two categories of grants in 2010: Expansion and Capacity Building. During 2010 the Midlands Mentoring Partnership awarded eight grants in the amount of $283,000. All Our Kids Release Ministries TeamMates Mentoring Program GoodWill Industries, Inc. Hope Center for Kids Midwest Trailblazers Youth Program 100 Black Men of Omaha South Omaha…
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Award Recipients

2013 Outstanding Collaborator: Oanh Heiser Mentor of the Year: Tess Larson, Nominated by Girls Inc. Business Advocate of the Year: OPPD, Nominated by Partnership 4 Kids 2012 Mentor of the Year: Laura Hopp, Nominated by Ollie Webb Business Advocate of the Year: Kiewit Company, Nominated by TeamMates 2011 Mentor of the Year: Elaine Bankey, Nominated by TeamMates Business Advocate of the Year: Kutak Rock, Nominated by Partnership 4…
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MMP Mentor of the year featured in Omaha World Herald

Omaha World Herald published an article featuring Tess Larson,  MMP Mentor of the Year. The article covered by Erin Grace and titled "Mentor of year is part friend, part mother hen, part adviser" provides an insight into Larson's experience as a mentor over the years.  To access the full story on Omaha World-Herald's website please click…
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Omaha World Herald Highlights January as the National Mentoring Month

Omaha World-Herald featured an article titled "A guide, a friend, a mentor" by Mike Bell, highlighting the importance of mentoring in Omaha cohort and promoting January as the National Mentoring Month. The article includes remarks from the CEO of BBBS, coordinators of TeamMates, local mentors, and their mentees. Click here to access the news on Omaha World-Herald's website.
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