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09/19/2017

Yours Humanly Break a Sweat for Education 5K Run & Walk, October 8 at Heather Farm Park
Presented by Kevin J. Hennessy|Farmers Insurance, the Break a Sweat for Education® 5K Run & Walk and FREE Kids Fun Run funds local and global educational programs for underprivileged children.

Read full press release here.

08/22/2017

We are pleased to announce that Caden Morrow, 7 (Orinda, CA), and Shay Patel, 13 (Menlo Park, CA) are each recipients of a 2017 Yours Humanly Children Have the Power to Empower Award. 

Caden is being recognized for raising funds for orphaned children of Haiti and donating those funds through the Center of Hope—Haiti. His innovative fundraising efforts are making an impact on the lives of children by helping to provide them with shelter, education, nutrition, healthcare, and life skills.

Shay is being recognized for running a free basketball camp for 60 sixth graders from East Palo Alto’s Ravenswood School District through his Alley-Oop Kids nonprofit, which he founded in 2014 when he was 11 years old to inspire kids in need through positive sports experiences.

Congratulations to Caden and Shay!

08/10/2017

The Lafayette Rotary Club presented a $3,500 grant to Yours Humanly on August 10, 2017. We thank the Charitable Giving Committee at Lafayette Rotary for their support and for choosing Yours Humanly as the recipient of this generous grant.

07/03/2017

Yours Humanly is honored to be the exclusive charity partner for the Shreya Ghoshal concert, to be held at the Oracle Arena on Saturday, August 26, 2017! We thank the team of Instant Karma, Shor Media, and Cal Coast Financial for their generosity and support.

Join us for a musical evening and help change the life of a child. Purchase your tickets today on Ticketmaster.

06/15/2017

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Kevin Hennessy of Farmers Insurance, who will serve as the Presenting Sponsor of our 2017 Break a Sweat for Education 5K Run to be held in Walnut Creek, CA this October. We are grateful for his generosity and willingness to be a part of this fundraising event.

05/31/2017

We are pleased to share that Yours Humanly is now a PayPal Giving Fund certified charity. Individuals and companies will now be able to support our cause through PayPal Giving Fund, eBay Giving Works, and Humble Bundle. PayPal covers the fees so 100% of the donations go towards the cause.

04/15/2017

It’s time to lace up your sneakers and break a sweat for education!

Early Bird Registration for our 3rd Annual Break a Sweat for Education 5K Run & Walk and FREE Kids Fun Run is now open. Click here to learn more and register for the run.

04/04/2017

Jaylen Sanchez, 7, of Pittsburg, California, was recognized at our 2017 Gift of Schooling Gala held Friday, March 31, at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville, CA. Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, 16th District, presented Jaylen the first Yours Humanly Children Have the Power to Empower Award! Jaylen set up a free lemonade stand and donated all voluntary contributions, totaling $1,400, to local children in need. She was recognized for her outstanding act of goodness.

03/23/2017

We are happy to announce that Assemblywoman Catharine Baker, 16th District, will take to the stage at the Yours Humanly 2017 Gift of Schooling Gala to hand Jaylen Sanchez, 7, of Pittsburg, California, the first Children Have the Power to Empower Award! Jaylen set up a free lemonade stand and donated all voluntary contributions, totaling $1,400, to local children in need. She is being recognized with the award for her outstanding act of goodness.

Please join us at the 2017 Gift of Schooling Gala, March 31, at the elegant Blackhawk Automotive Museum and be a part of the Yours Humanly story!

03/06/2017

Jaylen Sanchez, 7, of Pittsburg, California, is the Yours Humanly Children Have the Power to Empower Award’s first recipient. She will be recognized at our 2017 Gift of Schooling Gala, to be held Friday, March 31, at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville, California, and emceed by CBS Channel 5 anchor Juliette Goodrich.

Sanchez is receiving the Children Have the Power to Empower Award for setting up a free lemonade stand in her front yard and donating all the money she raised through voluntary contributions-which totaled $1,400-to children in need. She donated money toward uniforms and backpacks for a local shelter; school supplies and backpacks for needy students at her school; scholarships for students who are not able to pay for catechism at her local church; and the purchase of food for the homeless.

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