MENTOR Nebraska Celebrates National Mentoring Month with Recruitment Campaign

MENTOR Nebraska ( is celebrating National Mentoring Month this January by kicking off its 7th annual city-wide mentor recruitment campaign. As part of the recruitment campaign, MENTOR Nebraska is including a Corporate Mentoring Challenge. The goal is to challenge Omaha businesses to create or expand an existing mentoring culture within their companies and to encourage employee participation in mentoring programs for youth in the community. More than 60 local businesses are participating in the challenge.

Mayor Stothert will further support the initiative through her continued participation in Mayors for Mentoring, a national network of mayors across the country partnering with mentoring organizations to mobilize their communities around youth mentoring. The City of Omaha Mayor’s Office has also awarded MENTOR Nebraska a $10,000 grant to be used to recruit mentors.

Learn how to get involved with MENTOR Nebraska by going online to or call (402) 715-4164.