Make Breakthrough Possible

Breakthrough extends a heartfelt thanks to the individuals and organizations below, whose exceptional generosity, between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019, has made our work possible.

*Denotes current Advisory Board member.


San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families


San Francisco Day School


Warriors Community Foundation


Anonymous (2)
AT&T Foundation
California Department of Education
Caneel Family Foundation
Katie and Reed Colley
Cathy* and Sandy Dean
Dodge & Cox
Laura and John Fisher
Goldman Sachs
The James Irvine Foundation
Tracy and Patrick* Jennings
The Junior League of San Francisco
Wendy Holcombe and Carl Kawaja
Susan Byrd and Mark Lampert
Jessica and Jason Moment
Laura Sanchez
Silicon Valley Bank
The Walther Foundation


Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
Dolby Laboratories
Randi and Bob Fisher
Hall Capital Partners Fund
Kathryn and Aaron Money
The Morrison & Foerster Foundation
Laurie and Josh Olshansky
Seung-il Shin
Leigha and Eli Weinberg
Weinstein Family Charitable Foundation
Wells Fargo Educational Matching Gift Program
Wells Fargo Foundation Laboratories


Alex and Chris Britt
Mollie Brown and Warren Browner
Meghan Shannon and Jose Davila
Kelly and Michael Halper
Ellen Koskinas and Charles Hauck*
Leslie and George Hume
Jenny Yip and Michael Kim
Naomi Meyers and Jeremiah Lane
Jane* and Roger Mortimer
Mary Palisoul and Grant Mulliken*
Deirdre and Scott Nonaka
Roslyn and Lisle Payne
Olivia Morgan and David Plouffe
Jessica and Aaron Sittig
Laura and Greg Spivy
Sakiko and Tomonori Tani
Adriana Lopez Vermut and Aaron Vermut
Susan and Christopher Wilkens


Barbara and Fred Abbott
Maggie* and Mani Aliabadi
Claire and Eric Alt
Apple Matching Gifts Program
Diana Nelson and John Atwater
Breakthrough Collaborative
Mary Rose Fernandez and Ron Brown
Erin Mullen and Craig Brumfield*
Sarah Stein and Michael Cohn
Anne Irwin and James Conger
Carla and David Crane
Lane* and John Dent
Teresa Goodwin and Michael Dulworth
Betsy and Roy Eisenhardt
Melinda Ellis Evers and Will Evers
Ellen Burgin and Peter Fair
Dana and Josh Frieman
Linda and Daniel Geballe
Elisa and John Hayashi
Margaret Howe and Conrad Herrmann
Grace Won and Richard Holden
Dokleida and Andrew Kawaja
Aneesha Capur and Tom Kelly
Monique and Martin Kobinger
Jane Koegel
Marla Miller and David Kremer
Levi Strauss & Co.
Jenny Pearlman* and Jack McDonald
Inder Dhillon and Ken McNeely
Gabrey and Tommy Means
Joyce Tom and Leonard Moon
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
Christine and Todd Morris
Thuy Pham and Ali Mostoufi
Eve Niquette and Charles Pohl
Danilo Purlia
Jenny and Nehal* Raj
Ingrid and Matt Rechtin
Katy and Alex Reese
Lucy Almers and Sean Rhea
Bettina Steffen and Scott Setrakian
Sonia and Jim Shelton
Marci and Andy Sherman
Alexis and Madeleine Sinclair
Zoe and Will Slocum
Felicia Chiu and Luke Teeple
Jill and Thatcher Thompson


Hilary Love and Eric Bader
Jennifer Ozanne and John Butler
Laurie Browne and David Chang
Michelle Chen and Seak Chao
Yvonne Wu and Howard Chung
Jennifer and Adam Ciresi
Jennifer Huber and Josh Cohen
Concert for Community
Ginny and Ed Conner
Elana O’Reilly and Sean Curran
Beth and Andy Daecher
Christina Huizar and Paolo Diaz
Mardi Dier
Alli and Kevin Goldstein
Tamara and Onil Gunawardana
Ally and Steve Gwozdz
Susan Bailey-Harnden and David Harnden
Jennifer and Howard Holderness
Shilpa and Rishi Jain
Catherine Stam and Bryn Jedlic
Catherine Brady and Steven Kahn
Pimpapun Ubolpong and Jordan Kanis*
Tracy and Mike Krilich
Ki and Pier Kuehn
Will Kushner
Andrea Evans and Chris Lehane
Sandra Kim and Vitus Leung
Karen and Harry Maring
Beth Mulcahy and Thomas Martin
Scott Mataya
Gabriella and Rob Mishev
Dorian Moore
Jenee and Bedford Palmer
Kimberley Tompkins Pettigrew and Stephen Pettigrew
Ali Block and Tim Poore
Johanna and Brian Roberts
Noelle and Mika Salmi
San Domenico School – Julie Davis Butler Award
Laura and Jim Schlueter
Beth* and Dave Schulte
Jill Robertson and Jason Schulte
Joan Scott
Lisa Grill and James Silver
Soda Popinski’s
Courtney Cooney and Topher Solmssen
Julie Kim and Tom Stahl
Studio Bondy Architecture
Marjorie and Andrew Swain
Bridget O’Rourke and Jeffrey Tucker
Maria and Tabreez Verjee


Kian Beyzavi and Hamid Amiri
Anonymous (2)
Gabriella Fracchia and Christopher Archini
Frances Elsberry and Christopher Bergeron
Diana Wolf and Darren Bianchi
Bill Bondy
Lesley Bunim and Michael Jensen
Chantal and Eli Ceryak
Lucy Chen*
Kristen Clifford
Beth Cook
Phuong Le and Nicholas Da Silva
Aiko and John de Souza
Decus Biomedical, Inc.
Jennifer and Scott Derringer
Disney Employee Matching Gifts Program
Lisa Odyniec and John Donovan
Trish Tierney and Christopher Flanagan
Lisa Inman and Alisa Gilden
Jennifer Hartle and Albert R. Gonzales, Jr.
Megan and Matt Howard
Kate Jhavery
Juliet Kletz
Lila Lohr
Kimberley and Wayne Losey
Meg and Stu McLaughlin
Mark Mushkat
Nancy Hoopes and Alison Pachynski
Laura Rambin
Amanda Richard
Robin Romdalvik and Susan Rochman
Adrienne and Dillon Rogers
Cami Samuels
Kelly Taggart Scavullo and Andrew Scavullo
Vicky Simonds and Tom Scharffenberger
Andrea and Richard Scheve
Barbara and John Seegal
Wendy and Bob Singley
Susan Wayland
Holly Holter and Jay Williams


Lauren Becker
Kimberly Chen
Kelly Cook
Devin Corpuz
Cynthia Traina and Steve Fillipow
Raphaela Lipinsky Degette and John Fisher
Naomi Galley
Erin Wright-Gandhi and Koonal Gandhi
Leslie Harris
Teena Berman and Owen Hart
Laura and Charles Hespe
Gloria Kim and Phil Juang
Mariah Bozeman and Leon Kitain
Nancy Lu
Diane Marsh
Naz Moghadam
Lina Garcia and Carlos Monfiglio
Sasha Mungal
Nicole Noga
M. Renée Otero
Ana Payes
Lori Roberts
Ashley Romero
Mark Scheel
Vanessa Cho and Matt Simmons
Elissa Vanaver
Kay Washington


Ryan Anderson
Anonymous (6)
Ricardo Baltazar
Adil Charki
Alex Hart
Humble Bundle
Nicole and Michael Krassner
Morgan Stanley Matching Gift Program
Jesse Ostroff
Kara Petros
Ashley Lowes and Charlie Rybak
Michelle Saba Foundation

In-Kind Support

Bain & Company, Inc.
Laura and Dave Brown
Jennifer Ozanne and John Butler
California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District
Rebekah and George Chang
Jennifer and Adam Ciresi
Christina Huizar and Paolo Diaz
DLA Piper
Dolby Laboratories
Amanda Elliston
Cynthia Traina and Steve Fillipow
Ashley and Deejae Johnson
Jane Koegel
Katherine and Alex Ladd
Andrea Evans and Chris Lehane
Morrison & Foerster
Office of State Senator Scott Weiner
Yola and Bora Ozturk
Olivia Morgan and David Plouffe
Amanda Richard
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
University of San Francisco

 In Honor

In Honor of Tom Beischer
Leigh and Bill Matthes

In Honor of Breakthrough’s Class of 2018
Michael Duryee-Browner

In Honor of Anna Valadao Defaria
San Domenico School – Julie Davis Butler Award

In Honor of Michael Duryee-Browner
Mollie Brown and Warren Browner
Carla and David Crane
Alex Hart

In Honor of Jane Mortimer
Grace Won and Richard Holden

In Honor of Team Flower Racing Cars from Sports4Good
Leslie Harris

In Memoriam

In Memory of Tommy Battat
Danilo Purlia

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

In Memory of Camilo Montoya
Monique and Martin Kobinger

In Memory of Raphael Tabora
Devin Corpuz