Breakthrough Kent Denver, a 23-year-old, Colorado-based, cost-free program with a proven track record for increasing educational and social opportunities for motivated, under-resourced, middle school students and training talented high school and college students for careers in education, will host its ninth annual “Give Your Love to Breakthrough” gala Thursday, Feb. 8. There will be dancing, food and auction items all for a good cause.
The event will be held in Schaden Dining Hall at Kent Denver School, 4000 E. Quincy Ave., Englewood from 6-10 p.m.
Speakers will be Asmaa Muwwakkil, freshman at the University of Denver, and Sarah Dutcher, executive director, Breakthrough Kent Denver.
Each summer, more than 200 rising seventh, eighth and ninth-grade students experience an innovative program facilitated by BKD staff and college teaching fellows on Kent Denver School’s 200-acre campus. Breakthrough offers over 350 middle and high school students six years of support to ensure successful academic and personal transitions from middle school, to high school, and then to college.
Discover more about Breakthrough Kent Denver at breakthroughdenver.org
Purchase tickets at bkdgala.gesture.com.
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