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Thank you for helping college dreams come true!

This Thanksgiving and always, we are grateful for YOU.  "Thank you for caring for individuals like me. Thank you for helping me believe that there are kind people out there in this world. For helping me become who I am today and for giving me the opportunity to help...

Saturday night was Dawes-ome!

“Breakthrough treated my daughter Alesia like the unique, amazing person she is, with guidance molded to her own goals and desires. Seeing Alesia graduate from college, now traveling the world, inspired me. I am proud to say I recently graduated from Concordia...

Joe Anthony Cruz: My Breakthrough Experience

Joe Anthony Cruz: My Breakthrough Experience

Coming from a single parent household, I am no stranger to hard work. Growing up, I saw my mother work countless hours to support our family. Her ability to see every struggle as an opportunity gave me optimism for the future despite the hardships we faced. So, when I heard about this program called Breakthrough that promised to help me from 6th grade through college, my mom and I realized that this was the key to unlocking our shared dream.

Harley’s Breakthrough Summer Experience

Harley’s Breakthrough Summer Experience

Harley is a Breakthrough 8th grader who has now spent two summers with Breakthrough. Here is how she described her Breakthrough Summer Experience: “When I first heard of Breakthrough at school, I was a little afraid. They said they would help us become the first in...

Special Announcement: The Breakthrough Challenge

Special Announcement: The Breakthrough Challenge

That is why this morning at the LBJ Presidential Library, we proudly announced our vision and path to create an even larger impact in our region: The Breakthrough Challenge.The Breakthrough Challenge is a $10 million campaign to propel this organization toward our new north star: To double the number of children from our low-income communities who will graduate from college.

Congratulations Breakthrough College Class of 2019!

“Students – the entire Breakthrough family is so absolutely proud of you. Your success matters. You matter. You are what this whole thing is about. You are that dream come true. Congratulations!” said Daniel Jackson, Director of College...