Day at the Ballpark with Breakthrough Schools and Cleveland Indians

September 5, 2019 | 11:30 a.m.

Help us reach our goal of sponsoring 100+ students!

EDGE together with Friends of Breakthrough Schools and the Cleveland Indians invite business and civic leaders to sponsor middle school students from Cleveland’s Breakthrough Schools for a day of mentoring and fun at the Cleveland Indians game! Business hosts will be paired with students to share their experience and inspire them in their education and career goals!

Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox | Progressive Field | Thursday, September 5, 2019

  • Mentor students in their education and career goals!
  • Visit with a Cleveland Indians Player
  • Lunch Buffet in the Terrace Club
  • Seating in Section 172

Selected students from our group will:

  • Throw out the First Pitch
  • Hold the finish line for the Hot Dog Race
  • Hold the O-H-I-O letters during Hang on Sloopy

To register, click on the “tickets” button to attend as well as to sponsor students for the game. If you are unable to attend but wish to sponsor students you may also offer a donation. To register by check please make checks payable to: EDGE, 6801 Brecksville Rd., Suite 160, Independence, OH 44135 Attention: Day at the Ballpark.

Registration deadline: Friday, August 23, 2019

Featured Ticket Packages:

  • 1 Business Mentor + 1 Student Tickets = $180
  • 1 Business Mentor + 2 Student Ticktes = $250
  • Company Sponsorship Package = $1,000 (Sponsors a minimum of 8 students and up to 4 business mentors. Your company will receive special recognition on social media, during the game, and in post-game follow up.)

To sponsor and host students click here.

Contact: Brittany Bush, 216-905-7957,

Thank You Sponsors & Supporting Organizations and Mentors!

Aexcel Corporation; BNY Mellon Wealth Management; Richard Douglas Cowan; ChromaScape, Inc.; Cristal Family, LLC; Gebauer Company; Bruce Grasser; Charles Grossman; Lazorpoint; Libra Industries; Terri & Larry Mackey; MC Charitable Foundation; Lyman Millard; Lee Miller; Rebecca Morgan, Fulcrum ConsultingWorks, Inc.; Diane & Jared Schnall; Robert Schultek, Grolistic; Thompson Hine, LLP

About Breakthrough Schools: Breakthrough Schools is a non-profit organization supporting the highest-performing network of free, public charter schools in Cleveland, Ohio. The mission of Breakthrough Schools is to develop a growing network of distinctive school options that prepare Cleveland area students for success in life.

About Friends of Breakthrough SchoolsFriends of Breakthrough Schools is a non-profit development and advocacy organization. Friends of Breakthrough is responsible for closing the gap in public funding we need to overcome each year, as well as working with community, business, and political leaders to build city-wide support for high-quality public school options for all children in Cleveland.