• Our children are full of potential. With the right start, they can become the lawyer who fights for what's right or the doctor who saves the day. They can be contributors to our community. Together, we can give them the boost they need to get there.
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Financial Support

Your support helps make Operation Breakthrough possible! $10 will buy a book for our library. $20 will buy new shoes for a child. Learn more about how your generosity can help us meet our families needs!

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Item Donations

Operation Breakthrough is always in need of new and used goods for our children and their families. Small donations, such as children's clothing and housewares, can be dropped off at the Center between 12:30-3:30. Please call 816.329.5263 to coordinate bringing your donations to us. Donations are accepted at the back of our building on Forest Ave.

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Get Involved 

The Operation Breakthrough Volunteer Department strives to provide a fulfilling and enjoyable experience for volunteers while meeting the needs of our agency and staff within. Volunteers are expected to support our mission of helping children develop to their fullest potential by providing them a safe, loving and educational environment and to empower our children’s families through advocacy, referral services and emergency aid.

Volunteer Opportunities
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Fundraising

Operation Breakthrough's goal is to raise funds for the benefit of the children and families it serves in a manner consistent with their Mission and Values: The mission of Operation Breakthrough is to provide a safe, loving and educational environment. The center also strives to support and empower the children's families through advocacy, referral services and emergency aid.

Fundraising Opportunities
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Summer Enrichment Program

In our Summer Enrichment Program, children spend mornings reading and writing with certified teachers, leaving the afternoons for exploring! With your support, we give children the chance to stretch their legs and their horizons. They'll be learning new skills – swimming, African dance and drumming, acting and gymnastics. They'll be going on field trips and trying their hands at art, science experiments and community service.

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Circle of Friendship

Membership at any level you will allow you to receive invitations to special "Circle of Friendship" gatherings and a listing in the "Friends" directory to be printed this fall and distributed to all members. We'll send you information about our events and let you know of volunteer opportunities should you decide you would like to spend some time with us, as well. You'll receive a standing invitation to tour Operation Breakthrough and bring your friends and family to meet the children – the best way to help the children's circle of friends grow wider and wider.

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Greeting Cards

Operation Breakthrough has greeting cards available for purchase that features our children's original artwork. We have a variety of card assortments available in holiday and all-occasion cards, along with gift bags featuring the children's holiday or all-occasion designs. 

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