Join us for a virtual week of celebrating Breakthrough at Kent Denver!


             

$200,000 Goal

$147,450

Total Raised

 

 

 

*All sponsorships and donations will be designated as unrestricted gifts to Breakthrough at Kent Denver.*

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OUR IMPACT! 

 

 

The mission of Breakthrough at Kent Denver is two-fold: first, to increase the educational and social opportunities of motivated, financially under-resourced, middle and high school students through a quality year-round program, and second, to motivate and train talented college students for careers in education.

Our Impact! 

 

  • In 2020, 75% of our graduating 2020 Teaching Fellows are pursuing careers in education
  • In 2020 (for the ninth consecutive year) 100% of Breakthrough seniors graduated high school
  • In 2020, 100% of Breakthrough graduates are pursuing a college degree 

                       --> 12% of students have deferred enrollment because of COVID-19 to Spring or Fall 2021*

Our Community! 

Students 

  • 384 Students served from Denver and Englewood Public Schools (184 Middle School  & 200 High School ) 
  • 90% Qualified for free or reduced lunch 
  • 94% Students of color 
  • 79% Will be first generation in their family to continue on to higher education

 

Teachers 

  • 30 Accepted Teaching Fellow positions (Only nine Teaching Fellows retained due to COVID-19) 
  • 75% Pursuing careers in education
  • 44% Returning teachers 
  • 33% Breakthrough student alumni 
  • 62% Identified as people of color

Please visit our website to learn more about our impact

Thank You to Our Past Supporters! 

We are so thankful for our community of support! We want to acknowledge and thank all the businesses who normally donate to our Gala, but due to COVID-19 are unable to this year.

 

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Questions? Please contact Executive Director, Sarah Dutcher

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