Mission

  • The mission of Operation Breakthrough is to provide a safe, loving and educational environment for children in poverty and to empower their families through advocacy, emergency aid and education.
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History

Operation Breakthrough is a not-for-profit corporation providing a nurturing and safe environment for children of the working poor that began in 1971 by Sister Corita Bussanmas and Sister Berta Sailer. The organization responded to the need for quality child care and provided a nurturing and safe environment for children in poverty. Operation has grown and expanded over the years but the vision has been for all children to have the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

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Board of Directors

The board of directors help guide activities of Operation Breakthrough to achieve the goals, objectives and overall purpose of the organization. By focusing on multiple aspects of the organization, the board works to help provide children with the best opportunities and abilities to reach their full potential. 

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Staff

The staff that makes Operation Breakthrough possible consists of extraordinary people who work tirelessly to create an environment that is educational, supportive and nurturing to children in need. Our staff is dedicated to making an impact in the lives Operation Breakthrough children and enable their families to succeed through adversity.

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Careers

Operation Breakthrough is a home away from home for 400 of Kansas City's most vulnerable—and most deserving—children. You will never wonder whether your time on the job matters. You'll see your efforts making a daily difference in the lives of children in need and parents who are trying hard to make a good life for them.

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