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Date:
08/22/2017

Volunteer in our after-school program this fall, supporting the success of our motivated 5th-8th graders. We’re looking for adults, college students, high school students, and SFDS eighth graders. The commitment is one afternoon per week from early October through early December.

Date:
07/05/2017

This summer, 133 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. Meanwhile, 32 outstanding college students are experiencing the rewards and challenges of an education career. Come see our work in action!

Date:
06/30/2017

Throughout the month of July, eat at Straw (203 Octavia Street in Hayes Valley) on a Monday night and 10% of your bill will go to Breakthrough.

Date:
06/19/2017

Two dozen 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. They were helping out as part of Genentech's eighth annual Give Back Week, which matches employees with volunteer projects across the Bay Area. We truly appreciate the care and attention that they brought to the project, and their generosity in donating their time!

Date:
04/24/2017

Breakthrough San Francisco was recently featured on "KBLX Cares," a public affairs program that spotlights organizations making a difference in the Bay Area. 

Date:
03/20/2017

Each summer, Breakthrough hires eight outstanding professional classroom teachers to train and support our college-aged Teaching Fellows. We are still accepting applications for just one position: 5-6th Grade Math. Applications are due by Thu, April 6, 2017. Please click here to learn more.

Date:
03/01/2017

On Monday, March 20, from 3 - 9 pm, 50% of the proceeds at two local Chipotle branches will benefit Breakthrough San Francisco.

Date:
02/28/2017

The staff at 7x7 created inspirational cards for our students recently - a team building activity that made a difference. We appreciate their support!

Date:
02/27/2017

Breakthrough would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the many supporters of our 2017 Raise Your Hand dinner. Together, we raised nearly $300,000 in support of our hard-working students and aspiring teachers.

Date:
01/30/2017

Breakthrough's Young Professionals Board sponsored an engaging conversation on diversity in the tech sector on January 26, hosted by Instacart. The evening raised $2,500 for Breakthrough, supporting our impactful programming with hard-working San Francisco students and aspiring teachers.

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