What we do

Our mission is to empower disadvantaged youth to achieve success by providing resources and support to their communities and cultivating their talent in the areas of education, business, athletics, STEM, and the arts. We seek to change the outcomes of underserved youth in communities across the U.S. by creating access to opportunities, enrichment, and advancement.


Don’t take our word for it – here’s what others are saying:

Travis Kelce has been giving back big to his hometown schools, and we are grateful. Because of his generosity, more than 2,300 children have had access to remote learning supports, after school enrichment, tutoring programs, and inspirational speakers. He’s setting an amazing example for our kids and for our alumni.

Julianna Johnston Senturia

Executive Director, Heights Schools Foundation

Travis is not just an NFL star to our children. He has spent time with them, learning their names, showing them that they matter to him. They don’t realize that he was the first person to call and offer aid to our families back in March when COVID-19 hit. They just know that he has let them see him as a real person who cares about them. To me, THAT is the biggest gift Travis has given our children and, I think, it sets him apart.

Mary Esselman

President and CEO, Operation Breakthrough

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Operation Breakthrough Ignition Lab: Powered by 87 & Running

The lab will be a safe space for some of Kansas City’s most promising teens and propel them toward a bright future to explore their educational and entrepreneurial pursuits. More to come so stay tuned!

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Tru Kolors

Tru Kolors is a sportswear brand by the Kansas City Chiefs star tight end, Travis Kelce. The collectible, design-led styles are crafted with high-quality fabrics and construction yet maintain an accessible price point.

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