Kansas City , MO 64109
Phone: (816) 531-5223
The mission of Operation Breakthrough is to help children who are living in poverty develop to their fullest potential by providing them a safe, loving and educational environment. Operation Breakthrough also strives to support and empower the children’s families through advocacy, referral services and emergency aid.
What we do there:
Early Childhood Education Program provides hands-on learning experiences in a languge-rich environment for 320 children. More than 300 school-aged youth come to Operation Breakthrough before and after school for tutoring homework help book club meetings supervised outdoor play peer support groups and other special activities. USDA-Approved Meal Program serves children breakfast lunch and snack. Childrens Mercy Clinic provides a nurse practitioner and health professionals to diagnose and treat children on site. Dental clinic provides dental professionals a clinic facility to volunteer for children to have free cleanings and corrective care. Other programs include play therapy mentoring and tutoring literacy program family nurturing adult therapy and emergency aid.