Make Breakthrough Possible

Breakthrough extends a heartfelt thanks to the individuals and organizations below, whose exceptional generosity, between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020, has made our work possible.

*Denotes current Advisory Board member.


San Francisco Day School
San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families


Warriors Community Foundation


California Department of Education
Caneel Family Foundation
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
Cathy* and Sandy Dean
Dodge & Cox
Laura and John Fisher
Tracy and Patrick* Jennings
Junior League of San Francisco
Wendy Holcombe and Carl Kawaja
Susan Byrd and Mark Lampert
Jessica and Jason Moment
Laura Sanchez
Silicon Valley Bank


Breakthrough Collaborative
Katie and Reed Colley
Dolby Laboratories
Goldman Sachs
Ellen Koskinas and Charles Hauck*
Laurie and Josh Olshansky
Pantheon Ventures
Seung-il Shin


AT&T Foundation
Alexandra and Chris Britt
Kelly and Mike Halper
Grace Won and Richard Holden
Leslie and George Hume
Jenny Yip and Michael Kim
Marla Miller and David Kremer
Christine Wong and Denny Kwon
Naomi Meyers and Jeremiah Lane
Jane* and Roger Mortimer
Jenny and Nehal* Raj
San Francisco Friends School
Jessica and Eric Spaly
Adriana Lopez Vermut and Aaron Vermut
Wells Fargo Foundation
Susan and Christopher Wilkens


Barbara and Fred Abbott
Joy and Jon Alferness
Claire and Eric Alt
Frances Elsberry and Christopher Bergeron
Mary Rose Fernandez and Ron Brown
Jennifer and Adam Ciresi
Sarah Stein and Michael Cohn
Carla and David Crane
Meghan Shannon and Jose Davila
Lisa Kessler and Glenn Egrie
Betsy and Roy Eisenhardt
Melinda Ellis Evers and Will Evers
Ellen Burgin and Peter Fair
Randi and Bob Fisher
Google, Inc.
Margaret Howe and Conrad Herrmann
Grace Won and Richard Holden
Kendra Klang and Robert Kern
Monique and Martin Kobinger
Levi Strauss & Co.
Palin Liu*
Long Group, College of Chemistry, at University of California, Berkeley
Molly Wood and Dagny Maidman
Karen and Harry Maring
Jenny Pearlman* and Jack McDonald
Gabrey and Tommy Means
Julie and Jon Meyer
Joyce Tom and Leonard Moon
Christine and Todd Morris
Mary Palisoul and Grant Mulliken
Nikki and Matt Murray
Katy and Alex Reese
Kimberley Tompkins Pettigrew and Stephen Pettigrew
Olivia Morgan and David Plouffe
Danilo Purlia
Katy and Alex Reese
Katie Albright and Jake Schatz
Beth* and David Schulte
Charles Schwab Foundation
Mercedes Pilgrim and Peter Shafton
Marci and Andy Sherman
Felicia Chiu and Luke Teeple
Maria and Tabreez Verjee
Leigha and Eli Weinberg
Wells Fargo Educational Matching Gift Program
Janet and Art Wong

In-Kind Support

Bain & Company, Inc.
Laura and Dave Brown
Jennifer Ozanne and John Butler
California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District
Jennifer and Adam Ciresi
DLA Piper
Dolby Laboratories
Amanda Elliston
Cynthia Traina and Steve Fillipow
Ashley and Deejae Johnson
Andrea Evans and Chris Lehane
Morrison & Foerster
Office of State Senator Scott Weiner
Yola and Bora Ozturk
Olivia Morgan and David Plouffe
Amanda Richard
Bethany Roos
San Francisco Day School
Barbara and Bob Scavullo
Scavullo Design Interiors
Vicky Simonds and Tom Scharffenberger
Silicon Valley Bank
Studio Bondy Architecture
University of California at San Francisco – BrainLENS

In Honor

In Honor of Frances Elsberry and Christopher Bergeron
Nora Roach

In Honor of Liz Brent-Maldonado

In Honor of Michael Duryee-Browner
Carla and David Crane
Randi and Bob Fisher

In Honor of the Junior League of San Francisco
Shannon Pidgeon

In Honor of Beth Schulte
Maki Thomas Livesay

In Honor of Blair Shane
Kelly Watts

In Honor of Andy Shin
Lily and Tom Beischer

In Honor of the Students
Anne Long

In Memoriam

In Memory of Tommy Battat
Danilo Purlia

In Memory of William L. Goodwin
Teresa Goodwin and Michael Dulworth