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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.

Date:
04/21/2018

Breakthrough San Francisco is now hiring for a Director of High School Programs, to begin by September 2018.

Date:
04/04/2018

Adobe employees generously donated their time last week, preparing 244 packages of school supplies - one for each student in our program - as well as cards encouraging them to keep working hard on their journey to a four-year college.

Date:
03/01/2018

A heartfelt thank you to the many members of the community who supported our Raise Your Hand gala on February 13, 2018. Together, we raised over $250,000 in support of Breakthrough's work with future college students and aspiring teachers.

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