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Virtual Comedy Showcase for Breakthrough New York - 7:30PM on March 28th
$630 raised
25% of $2.5k goal
24 contributors
58 Days running

Please join us to celebrate the efforts of our seasonal staff and volunteers in their support of Breakthrough New York's students' achievements. Proceeds from this comedy show will support our Education Access Fund , which includes direct funding to families to cover unmet financial needs for high school and college admissions, seasonal staff wages, and other resources to operate our program.


Breakthrough New York empowers students from low-income backgrounds to access and succeed in college . Through our tuition-free, ten-year program, we provide academic enrichment through summer and after-school opportunities; coach students to gain admissions into selective high schools and colleges; and expose students to diverse interests and careers so they can shape their own trajectories. We currently serve over 500 highly motivated students from 7th grade through college.

Personalized mentorship and support are signature elements of the Breakthrough model, with over 200 near-peer seasonal staff and volunteers who lead programming, serve as mentors, and coach students through applications. In response to the additional hurdles posed by COVID-19, our seasonal staff and volunteers have gone above and beyond to support our students this year .

Check out the updates section for more information about the comedy line-up! 

This is a by-donation comedy show to support all the causes participating in the fundraiser!  Select a campaign below that supports a specific cause and we will donate to that cause on your behalf. We donate a minimum of 70% of all money raised in our Community Comedy Shows, that % goes up as donations increase. The minimum donation to receive a ticket is $5, the recommended donation is $20 and the maximum is one billion dollars! (Anywhere in between that is totally acceptable) 

The link to you live show will be in your confirmation email that will be sent to you automatically after you donate.


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