The mission of the Breakthrough Young Professional Board is to support Breakthrough by establishing a meaningful network of donors, leaders, and volunteers, leveraging strengths to remove obstacles Breakthrough encounters, and aligning the YP Board to the Breakthrough governing board. We exist to introduce Breakthrough to the next generation of leaders, volunteers and donors who will ensure Breakthrough’s future success.

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The mission of a consumer advisory council is to help ensure that the homeless and formerly homeless guests served at Breakthrough, as well as anyone else receiving services or East Garfield Park community members, have a voice in making recommendations and suggestions concerning the services provided by Breakthrough.

This council will make recommendations to the Breakthrough Governing Board, as well as inform policy making and decisions at Breakthrough. If you are interested in learning more, contact Wendy Daniels at


Breakthrough has a robust Governing Board as well as an Advisory Board. For more information on how to get involved as a board member, please contact Wilonda Cannon, Sr. Director of Development, at