Community members shopping at Breakthrough Trunk Party

‘Trunk Party’ Will Help West Side Teens Get Much-Needed Supplies Before Heading To College — And You Can Help

A huge “trunk party” will help West Side teenagers get everyday items they’ll need before heading…

Arloa Sutter interview

For 25 Years, Chicago Woman has Touched Lives with West Side Ministry

Executive Director Arloa Sutter is recognized as one of Chicago's Very Own.

organizations honored at CBC Grant Night at Chicago Bulls game

Chicago Bulls Charities Awards Grants to 28 Chicagoland Nonprofits

Breakthrough received a grant through the Chicago Bulls Community Assist Fund, a McCormick…

children making crafts and Wilonda Cannon on Fox 32 feature of Breakthrough Christmas Store

Christmas Store Helps Chicagoans

Breakthrough is collecting 5,000 gifts for East Garfield Park families.

WGN interviewing staff member at Breakthrough FamilyPlex

Christmas Store Needs Donations

For 15 years, the Breakthrough Christmas Store has given families the chance to buy quality…

girl and young boy decorate tree at Breakthrough Christmas Store community event

Garfield Park Group Collecting 5,000 Gifts To Help West Side Families During Christmas

Breakthrough is collecting 5,000 gifts for East Garfield Park families.

Wilonda Cannon standing in front of shelves for Christmas Store gift drive

Group Aims to Gather 5K Gifts For Families This Christmas

Breakthrough gathers 5,000 Christmas gifts for families in East Garfield Park.

youth marching down East Garfield Park street holding Peace Begins With Us banner

Closing the Achievement Gap on Chicago’s West Side

To address the achievement gap long-term, Breakthrough is working to counter generational poverty…

youth standing in front of You Are Beautiful sign on Homan Ave

Inspirational ‘You Are Beautiful’ Artwork Goes Up On Garfield Park Block

By Kelly Bauer, on Block Club Chicago   CHICAGO — Kids from Garfield Park helped put up an…

collage of photos of students participating in WGN broadcast and journalism camp

WGN Broadcast Camp with Breakthrough Urban Ministries

By Afua Owusu   CHICAGO — WGN News just wrapped up its annual summer broadcast camp at…