St. Margaret’s Episcopal School is the lead sponsor of Breakthrough SJC, sponsoring and hosting Breakthrough SJC since the school founded the program in 2006 as part of its commitment to community service and academic excellence.

Breakthrough15.1431St. Margaret’s underwrites more than 50 percent of Breakthrough’s annual operating costs, including facilities usage, transportation, utilities, community outreach and fundraising, and administrative salaries and operations. St. Margaret’s significant commitment and investment in Breakthrough SJC allows all additional funds raised through grants, individuals and business contributions to directly support student academic programs and advanced curricula. Additionally, St. Margaret’s has a strong commitment to financial aid, awarding nearly $3 million annually, and offers scholarships specifically for San Juan Capistrano students entering high school.

We are deeply grateful to the following organizations and individuals for their generous and ongoing investment in the Breakthrough SJC program and our students. Their commitment and support is critical to the success of each Breakthrough student. The following lists reflect Breakthrough SJC donors for July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.

Donor Organizations
AmeriCorps VISTA
Breakthrough Collaborative
Boys and Girls Club of Capistrano Valley
California First National Bank
City of Dana Point
Comprehensive College Prep
Connelly Family Foundation
Croul Family Foundation
The Gas Company
Independent Security Evaluators LLC
J. Stanley & Mary W. Johnson Family Foundation
Marco Forster Middle School
McDonald’s of San Juan Capistrano
The Nicholas Endowment
Orange County Community Foundation
Orange County’s United Way
Printing OC
Rancho Mission Viejo Community Development
Ricardo’s Place
Ropes & Gray LLP
San Diego Gas & Electric
San Juan Capistrano Rotary Club
Schwab Charitable Fund
Shvarts & Leiz LLP
St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
SMES Upper School Honor Committee
Streamline Avionics, Inc.
Summer Food Service Program
Tuttle- Click Ford
United Way Silicon Valley
Western Digital Charitable Foundation

 Individual Donors
Adrienne and David Adelman
Nikita Akkala
Julie and Harold Allen
Sofia and Jose Almanza
Candy and Duraid Antone
Steve Behmerwohld
Jim and Peg Berens
Antigone Blackwell
Lauri McIntosh and John Bottjer
Bryan Boyce
Laura Bretzger
Linda and David Bush
Litzy Calzado
Raquel and Norm Christensen
Ruth Clark
Diane and Jim Connelly
Josef and Laura Cowan
Ryan and Anne Dahlem
Stephanie and Roger Davenport
Gina and Philip DeCarion
Shannon and David Demas
Debra Drew
Ellen and David Edington
Caren and Vernon Edler
Kerry and Stuart J. Ferguson
Claire and Dan Frahm
Laura Freese
Samantha Geary
Amy and Liam Griffin
Heather and Bryan Harney
Anita and Ira Hermann
Melissa and Dave Hill
Nicole Hood
Pat and Marc Hurlbut
Debbie Johnson
Elizabeth and Don Johnson
James Johnson
Robert Johnson
Betty and David Jones
Gila and Thomas Jones
Lia and Jim Kieckhafer
Jose Limon
Cristine and Tim Lindenfelser
Leah Martinez
Lorena Martinez
Azam and Fariborz Maseeh
Pearl and Nick Mashour
Eliza McDonough
Susan Merchant and Bridget Pickett
Ginger Moridi
Aysun and Sager Moritzky
Jenny and Will Moseley
Jim and Karen Murphy
Silvia and Fausto Najera
Laura and Todd ’91 Newman
Stacey Nicholas
Elizabeth and Lee Novick
Dominique and Brandan O’Donnell
Rita and Mark O’Hare
Charles and Rick Orsini
Vicki and Tom Otterbein
Leslie Jewett and Patrick Paddon
Adam Panish
Lily Panish
Virginia and Jon Panish
Jennifer Perez
Elaine and David Perry
Ross Pollard
Eduardo Quinonez Zanabria
Erica and Paul Reder
Pam and Paul Roy
Ellen Schneider
Gretchen and Matt Scott
Joyce and Eldon Seebart
Elena Segarra
Beverly and David Shaw
Gregory and Nancy Silver
Penny Tacquard
Kelly Warren-Thiel and Fred Thiel
Grant Allen Thomas