Our students receive a high-quality education and thrive with the ongoing commitment and yearlong support of our community partners!
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It's not." -- Dr. Seuss

For information on how to become a year-long (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019) Community Events Partner Sponsor, click here.
Or contact Karen Solomon at (216) 373-2795 or ksolomon@breakthroughschools.org.

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Blue Plate Special Community Luncheon

Proudly sponsored by:

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Windows on the River



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We are excited to introduce our keynote speaker, David Osborne, author of Reinventing America’s Schools: Creating a 21st Century School System.

All of the tables for the luncheon are currently claimed, but don't worry - we have historically ALWAYS had seats open up, so please email Katie Emerson at kemerson@breakthroughschools.org to be placed on our waitlist.

Individual tickets are $60 and tables of 10 can be purchased for $600.

Swing for the Stars
8th Annual Golf Outing


Monday, August 27, 2018

Mayfield Sand Ridge 
1545 Sheridan Road
South Euclid, OH

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:

School Tours

Each school tour event will include a briefing and dialogue with school leaders and Friends of Breakthrough President, John Zitzner, along with a school tour. All are free and open to the public. We kindly request all guests to RSVP as space is often limited in our schools. RSVP to Katie Emerson at 216-373-2685 or kemerson@breakthroughschools.org.


Friday, September 14, 2018 | 8:30 - 10:00am

E Prep and Village Prep Cliffs Campus

1417 E. 36th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 | 8:30 - 10:00am

Citizens Leadership Academy Saltzman Campus

9711 Lamont Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106


Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 7:30 - 9:00am

E Prep and Village Prep Woodland Hills

9201 Crane Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44105


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 8:30 - 10:00am

Citizens East Campus:

Citizens Leadership Academy East and Citizens Academy East

12523 Woodside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44108


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 8:30 - 10:00am

E Prep and Village Prep Willard

2220 West 95th Street, Cleveland, OH 44102

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EDGE together with Friends of Breakthrough Schools and the Cleveland Indians invite business and civic leaders to sponsor middle school students from Cleveland’s Breakthrough Schools for a day of mentoring and fun in the Club Section at the Cleveland Indians game! Business hosts will be paired with students to share their experience and inspire them in their education and career goals!

Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Game Time is 1:10 p.m.

  • Mentor students in their education and career goals!
  • Seating in the Club Section (unlimited food and beverages)
  • A student from our group will get to throw out the first pitch!

Sponsorship & Registration
Register to attend as well as sponsor students for the game, company sponsorship packages available!
If you are unable to attend but wish to sponsor students you may also offer a donation.
You may register online or by check made payable to:
EDGE, 6801 Brecksville Rd., Independence, OH 44135 Attention: Day at the Ballpark.

Featured Ticket Packages:

1 Business Mentor + 2 Student Tickets = $175
Company Sponsorship Package = $1,000 (Sponsors a minimum of 13 students and up to 5 business mentors. Your company will receive special recognition at the event and in post-event follow up.)
For more information, contact: Brittany Bush, 216-905-7957, Brittany@edgef.org

Thank you for your support!

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