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Breakthrough Houston Raises Big Bucks at One Of the City’s Most Elite, Private Schools

A Luncheon for the Future

BY // 04.27.16
photography Quy Tran

What: Breakthrough Houston: Building Our Future Spring Luncheon.

Where: St. John’s School.

Who: Co-chairs Ting and John Bresnahan, Consuelo and Ian Macpherson, and Lauren and Brad Morgan; keynote speaker and Houston Endowment president Ann Stern; Challenge Early High School senior Jose Dolores; guests Monsour Taghdisi, Sippi Khurana, Erin and James Stewart, Henry Richardson, Lindley Arnoldy, Aliyya Stude, Divya Brown, Courtney Toomey, and Courtney Sarofim.

PC Moment: Breakthrough Houston, a tuition-free, college-prep program for underserved students, announced it will expand and open a new site at KIPP CONNECT in June. In its eighth iteration, the luncheon boasted a record-breaking crowd, which helped raise $150,000 for the nonprofit, a member of Breakthrough Collaborative.

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