Day at the Ballpark with Breakthrough Schools

September 5, 2018

Thank you business mentors and sponsors for your support!

THANK YOU, to our sponsors and business mentors for making a Day at the Ballpark with Breakthrough Schools students a huge success! 90 middle school students were paired up with 55 business mentors for a day of fun and learning at the September 5th Cleveland Indians game. The first pitch was thrown out by student, Diablo Harris-Tate, with mentor, Lori Snetsinger, of Forest City Realty Trust. Special thanks to sponsors: Covia Corp, Forest City Realty Trust, and Nordson Corporation!

About a Day at the Ballpark: 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 in the Club Section at the Cleveland Indians game! Business hosts are paired with students to share their experience and inspire them in their education and career goals.

For more information, contact: Brittany Bush, 216-905-7957,

Thank you for your support!

  • Aexcel
  • American Real Estate Solutions
  • Best Bet Ventures, LLC
  • ChromaScape Inc.
  • Cristal Family LLC
  • Cumberland Development, LLC
  • Davey Tree
  • Executive Core
  • Falls Communications
  • Gebauer Company
  • Glenmede
  • Bruce Grasser
  • Charles Grossman
  • Key Private Bank
  • Libra Industries
  • Main Street Gourmet
  • MC Charitable Foundation – MC Sign
  • New Heights Research
  • Root Candles
  • Jared & Diane Schnall
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Universal Oil

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 Schools: Friends 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.

For more pictures from the day visit our Facebook Album!