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Operation Breakthrough

3039 Troost Avenue
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.

Fall / 2015
No activities found for this semester/year. Please check back soon or contact the UMKC Service-Learning Program directly