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Early Head Start/Head Start

Operation Breakthrough is a Early Head Start/Head Start Agency (Birth through 5). It is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.

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Charity Navigator

Operation Breakthrough has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities.

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NAEYC

Operation Breakthrough is accredited through National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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The United Way

Operation Breakthrough is a United Way Agency.

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The Missouri Children's Trust Fund

The Missouri Children's Trust Fund supports Operation Breakthrough. Help prevent child abuse by displaying the official Children's Trust Fund license plate on your vehicle.

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COMBAT

Operation Breakthrough is a Jackson County COMBAT provider. COMBAT distributes funds to agencies that provide drug and violence prevention and treatment services, helping to make our communities safer places in which to live.

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GuideStar

GuideStar Profile at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

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Happy Bottoms

Operation Breakthrough receives diapers from Happy Bottom's. Their mission is working with partners to provide diapers to low-income families through donations, both financial and in-kind, and conducting diaper drives while raising awareness of the need for diapers for low-income families. 

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Unbound

Unbound is an international nonprofit founded by lay Catholics that works side by side with people of diverse faith traditions in 20 countries. With a one-to-one sponsorship program, Unbound offers opportunity and encouragement to children and families living on the margins of society. 

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Giving the Basics

Every month, we receive human dignity/hygiene products from Giving the Basics to our families through our food pantry. These important items—such as toilet paper, feminine supplies, toothbrushes and toothpaste—are necessities of life, but are not able to be purchased with SNAP/food stamp benefits. We appreciate their support. 

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2Gen Thrive

2Gen Thrive is a program being developed at Children’s Mercy and Operation Breakthrough as a priority initiative of The Partnership for Resilient Families. The goal of 2Gen Thrive is to enhance caregivers’ capacity to prevent toxic stress among children—“the prolonged activation of stress response systems due to repeated trauma in the absence of protective relationships.”

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