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We are elated to bring back our Booyah Bash with a little twist.

To make the event experiential for our guests, we will be hosting it at the Science Museum of Minnesota! All guests will have the opportunity to explore the exhibits before the program starts. Other features include:

When: Friday, September 27th, 2024 

Where: The Science Museum of Minnesota –
120 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul

4:30 – Exhibit Exploration and Scavenger Hunt Begins
-Social Hour & Silent Auction
-Dinner Seating, Silent Auction Closes
-Program, Live Auction, & Mission Moment
9:00 – Event Close & Auction Pick-up

We are thrilled to have KARE11 Morning News Anchor, Jason Hackett as our emcee for the evening!

Jason Hackett brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm as the KARE 11 Sunrise anchor after spending more than four years as a morning anchor in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Originally from Miami Gardens, Florida, Jason’s journey in journalism has taken him across the country, from Florida to Iowa, and now to the Twin Cities.

A proud University of Florida alum, Jason’s passion for storytelling has been a driving force throughout his career. From his humble beginnings as a cashier at Chuck E. Cheese’s to his role as a respected morning anchor, Jason’s journey is a testament to hard work and determination.

Jason’s love for quality journalism led him to KARE 11, where he’s excited to be a part of a team that values integrity and excellence. As a first-generation college student and the son of Jamaican immigrants, Jason’s background adds depth and perspective to his reporting.

Outside of the newsroom, Jason is a devoted WWE and Miami Dolphins fan, with a soft spot for all things Marvel. When he’s not chasing stories or cheering on his favorite teams, you can find him hitting the gym or indulging in warm chocolate chip cookies.

As our most significant fundraising event, the Booyah Bash is crucial in supporting our mission to support students on their journey to college by fostering a community of mutual learning with the next generation of educators so they both can collaborate, grow, and thrive.

Booyah Bash Auction 2024 Wishlist:

Dining and Entertainment:

  • Restaurant certificates

  • Hotels, condos, and weekend getaways

  • Theatre, orchestra, or concert tickets

  • Sporting (Twins, Vikings, Wild, Timberwolves, Gophers, Lynx, MN United, etc.) event tickets


  • Cleaning services
  • Cooking and catering services

  • Car care packages, automotive services, and accessories

  • Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC services

  • Lawn and landscaping services – fall or spring cleanup

  • Plowing and shoveling services

Pamper me:

  • Spa package: massage, nails, hair, facial

  • Salon services

  • Personal training

  • Accessory items (jewelry, purses, scarves, etc.)

  • Photography services


  • Autographed jerseys and other memorabilia

  • Yard games


• Lunch or dinner with a coach or a player (Vikings, Wild, Twins, etc.)

• Personal chef experiences
• Movie theater party
• Boating on the river
• Cabins

• Round of golf
• Backstage passes
• Orchards
• Wineries


  • Vacation homes

  • Box seats (sports, concerts, theater)

  • Airfare

  • Chef experience

  • Home Improvement or Remodeling

Always thankful for:

  • Wine and liquor

  • Gift cards of any amount


Don’t see the items you had in mind on this list? Contact us today to talk about your idea!

Secure your spot or table at our signature community fundraiser and support programs with our sponsor packages.

Please contact Lesley Chester in the Development office to coordinate your item drop off or pick up at
or 651-955-7199 (cell).

Breakthrough Twin Cities

2051 Larpenteur Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55109, USA