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My Breakthrough Experience: Grecia Lopez

It was during my sixth grade year that two Breakthrough staff members, Ana and Brian, came to my school during Social Studies class. They explained how Breakthrough would help me for 12 years until I graduated from college. That got my attention.

Thank you for a record-breaking night for Breakthrough!

“To everyone out there with dreams, here’s what I have to say: keep that fire burning. And to Breakthrough, my own, personal fire starter, thank you from the bottom of my heart.”  - Grecia, Junior at Texas Tech University Last night,...

Breakthrough receives 2017 Mission Capital Outstanding Nonprofit Award

Breakthrough is honored to announce that we received the 2017 Mission Capital Outstanding Nonprofit Award. This would not have been possible without your support! The Mission Capital Outstanding Nonprofit Award is presented to a stand-out organization whose relentless focus on results has created powerful progress for the Central Texas community.

Austin Business Leaders Attend Breakthrough’s Corporate Luncheon

More than 75 Austin business leaders attended Breakthrough’s Corporate Partners Luncheon on September 13, hosted by Silicon Labs. Chaired by Michele Walker-Moak of Applied Materials and moderated by Bill Bock of Silicon Labs, the event featured a panel of diverse companies who have implemented corporate philanthropic strategies to share their corporate giving and employee engagement models with local up-and-coming businesses, looking to develop or refine their corporate philanthropic strategy.

DVISD Celebrates first class of sixty 6th graders

In early 2017, we announced our expansion into Del Valle ISD, recruiting our first class of sixty 6th graders. These students began their journey to college by experiencing their first Breakthrough summer learning and advancing in English, math, social...

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