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  • Need holiday cards? Our children have 3 assortments - all featuring their artwork. They also have new assortments of all-occasion cards. We are SOLD OUT of "SNOWY NIGHT"
    Click here to take a look!
  • Grapevine - This group is for those busy people who want to stay in touch with the center. Meetings for 2014 will be the 4th Wednesday every other month at OB over lunch to talk about needs and news. Lunch meetings begin at 11:45 and end at 1:00 p.m. 2014 dates are: January 22, March 26, May 28, July 23, September 24, November, TBD.Everyone is welcome, we just ask that you RSVP to
  • "The City You Never See" Travel with Sr. Berta and learn more from our parents as you go. Bus Tours are now available for groups of 20 or more. For more information on rates and scheduling please send an e-mail to:
  • Join or renew your membership to our 2014-2015 Auxiliary Group called Circle of Friendship!
  • Click here to find out how you can help our children have a safe, educational summer.
  • Charity Gift Cards are the gift that keep giving! Consider giving to the children of Operation Breakthrough in honor of your friends and family for any occasion.
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  • The Missouri Children's Trust Fund supports Operation Breakthrough. Purchase CTF license plates and support Missouri's children.
upcoming events
  • 4th Annual Art Party

    Mark your calendar! Thursday, Feb. 12, 5 - 8 p.m. at Beggars Table Gallery, 2010 Baltimore, KCMO. Five local artists will be selling ceramics, textiles, paintings and handmade jewelry, with 30% of proceeds benefitting our children.

  • Annual Fundraiser 2015

    "Operation Breakthrough All Stars"

    Save the date for Friday, April 24, 2015, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Downtown Kansas City Marriott/Muehlebach Tower. Please join us as we celebrate all of the OB "All Stars" - children, staff and of course YOU!

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  • We are fortunate to have our very own writer, Loring Leifer, who is publishing a history of St. Vincent’s/Operation Breakthrough and are seeking memories...


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