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Date:
11/01/2017

Breakthrough San Francisco is now hiring for a Director of Middle School Programs, to begin during the first six months of 2018.

Date:
10/30/2017

Breakthrough San Francisco extends its deep appreciation to the Warriors Community Foundation, which recently made a $25,000 investment in our program. “As important as the play on the court is, so is the impact we make in the community we live and play in,” said Warriors Owner and CEO Joe Lacob.

Date:
10/15/2017

Joseph started at Breakthrough the summer after fourth grade, excited to get additional academic support. “In the beginning I was really stressed out,” he remembers. “I was working hard while my peers from school were hanging out and going on vacation. I had to reflect and realize that I was here for a reason, because I want to learn and get an education. Having other students around me who had the same drive to learn was really awesome.”

Date:
10/15/2017

When Mele was a fourth grader, her mom became an elementary school teacher. Mele remembers getting to school early, when the halls were still empty, to lend a hand. But her own career path became clear only later, as a high school senior, when President Obama put out a call in his State of the Union address for young people to enter the education field. Mele remembers excitedly discussing the speech with her mom.

Date:
09/28/2017

Several dozen AppDynamics employees generously donated their time recently, preparing Back to School supply packages and personal notes for the 133 fifth - eighth graders who will be returning to Breakthrough for our after-school program starting October 10. Founded in 2008, AppDynamics provides real-time mobile app performance monitoring for over 1,500 companies globally. 

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. 

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