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Date:
12/08/2018

Save the date for Breakthrough's ninth annual Raise Your Hand dinner, to be held on February 13, 2019 at SF Day School, featuring a keynote address by Al Letson, a nationally renowned journalist, poet, and playwright.

Date:
11/07/2018

We're excited to announce that the student application process for 2018-19 is now live! We're looking for current 4th graders from San Francisco who aspire to go to college and are willing to push themselves to excel academically. 

Date:
09/05/2018

We are sad to share the news that Sasha Mungal, our long-time Director of Volunteer Programs and Community Partnerships, is moving on from Breakthrough at the end of September.

Date:
06/25/2018

Volunteers from Salesforce's design team spent an afternoon last week creating bulletin boards and banners for Breakthrough's summer program, aligning with our "Marvel-ous Super Learners" theme for summer 2018. 

Date:
06/18/2018

Fifteen Genentech employees spent the afternoon with us this past Friday, unpacking summer program supplies and setting up our faculty and volunteer rooms in preparation for our students' arrival next week. 

Date:
06/11/2018

Thanks to everyone who joined us this past weekend for our SoulCycle fundraiser, sponsored by Breakthrough's Young Professionals Board. Together, we raised over $2,500 in honor of Breakthrough's Class of 2018

Date:
05/28/2018

This summer, 129 rising fifth - eighth graders from across San Francisco are attending Breakthrough as part of their journey to a four-year college and their eight-year commitment to our program.

Date:
05/27/2018

We are deeply gratified to announce that 100% of the students in our inaugural class of high school seniors will attend college in the fall, including 95% at four-year schools!

Date:
05/27/2018

Congratulations to long-time Breakthrough volunteer Justin Yamamura, who received the Fr. Thomas A. Reed, S.J., Christian Service Award at an awards ceremony at St. Ignatius College Preparatory School last Friday.

Date:
05/26/2018

We are sad to share the news that Jenee Palmer, our long-time Senior Program Director, recently transitioned out of her role after nearly nine years in our office. During that time, she built strong relationships with our students and families, led the roll-out of our programming for seventh - twelfth graders, and completely transformed our organization, including sending 100% of our inaugural senior class to college.

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