Keep informed with Operation Breakthrough's Grapevine Group

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This group is for those busy people who want to stay in touch with the center. You will meet some wonderful people who share you interest and passion for the children and families at Operation Breakthrough.  The group meets bi-monthly at OB over lunch to talk about needs and news. Lunch meetings begin at 11:45 and end promptly at 1 p.m. ...Continue reading 

The City You Never See Bus Tour

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Operation Breakthrough is one of the largest single-site daycare center in the state of Missouri, caring for over 400 children each day.  85% of these children come from families living below the poverty level. Co-founders, Sister Berta Sailer and Sister Corita Bussanmas established this agency in 1971 with a goal to “break through” poverty. Sadly, the need today is even greater than...Continue reading 

National Blogger Visits Operation Breakthrough

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Tom is the CEO of Getting Smart, a learning design firm, and previously served as the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Tom writes regularly on his Education Week blog, Vander Ark on Innovation, and on   We were excited to have him here and thrilled to see his blog about Operation Breakthrough. ...Continue reading