"Historic gift" will help carry Operation Breakthrough into the future

Operation Breakthrough Announces Planned $500,000 Endowment Gift Kansas City, MO - Today, Operation Breakthrough Inc., a nonprofit organization in Kansas City, which provides a safe, loving and educational environment for children in poverty and empowers their families through advocacy, financial assistance and education, announced a planned, combined gift of $500,000 from The Planned Approach, Inc. ("The Planned Approach") and...Continue reading 

Hero Amongst The Stars

Semahj In Tunnel

On a quiet Sunday night, Semahj Ware sat at her kitchen table waiting for a call she hoped would bring good news. “Until the moment the phone rang, I still wasn’t confident in myself or that I won,” says Semahj.  As she answered the phone, Lindsey Horan appeared on the screen to tell Semahj she was the U.S. Women’s National...Continue reading 

Operation Breakthrough Children Helping Others

Abdou With Bags Web

Eight-year-old Makenzie stacks five cans into a tower of green beans and briskly carries it to the veggie shelf in Operation Breakthrough’s food pantry. Mykia, age 9, slits open taped cartons of pancake mix with a door key. Sorting, stacking and stuffing – our students have quickly become expert helpers! As a childcare provider, Operation Breakthrough is exempt from...Continue reading