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Who We Are

Our Mission

To engage and inspire students from preschool to graduation, guiding them to success with individualized support, career exploration and scholarships.

We engage, enlighten, and encourage students from preschool through graduation.

We engage through mentoring, evidence-based programming, and relationship-building.

We enlighten through goal setting and career exploration.

We encourage through long-term support and scholarships.

Our proven results place young people on a pathway to success.

Our History

For over three decades, P4K has been serving Omaha’s youth from underserved neighborhoods with programming, opportunities, and a continuum of support designed to steward them through critical academic transitions beginning in elementary school and continuing through postsecondary education. Alongside invaluable collaborating partners, P4K is bridging the opportunity and education gaps for our youth, enabling them to overcome barriers and become Omaha’s next-generation workforce and rising leaders.

Dr. Gail & Mike Yanney

Partnership 4 Kids (P4K) was established in 1989 by Dr. Gail and Mike Yanney, dubbed Yanney’s Kids (later called All Our Kids), a mentoring program for middle school students in the Omaha area.

Cookie & Jerry Hoberman

In 1996, Jerry and Cookie Hoberman wanted to celebrate the achievements of Belvedere Elementary School (Omaha Public Schools) students. Initially an adopt-a-school relationship, Winners Circle grew into an achievement program.

Mary & Dick Holland

In 2007, Winners Circle and All Our Kids were married, forming Partnership 4 Kids. Philanthropists and community leaders, Mary and Dick Holland were responsible for the union, recognizing the potential to seamlessly walk a child from pre-kindergarten through high school, and into college.
It's been one of the most heartwarming projects I've ever done in my life.

Michael B. Yanney, Co-Founder

Our Award Winning Logo

The organization’s brand was developed by Clark Creative Group to better reflect the full spectrum of student programming. Although our mission to serve “kids” remains, we also provide continued support to students as they move into young adulthood and pursue education and careers for lifelong success. Focusing on the fundamentals of education, the logo comes together to form a building block. This is reminiscent of the alphabet blocks used at the beginning of learning and serve as a foundation moving forward. The new logo and positioning lines are designed to represent each critical level of programming, from pre-kindergarten through postsecondary education or advanced job-readiness training. Each color was thoughtfully curated to represent the elementary, middle school, high school, and postsecondary program levels.