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04/17/2019

We are proud to announce that Yours Humanly has been chosen as a finalist in the “Outstanding Volunteer Organization” category for the 2019 MDEA Academy Awards. The winners will be announced at the MDEA Annual Dinner on May 9 in Concord, California. We are grateful to everyone who nominated Yours Humanly for this award.
 
MDEA Academy Awards were established by Mt. Diablo Education Association to recognize, promote, and celebrate the excellence of MDUSD staff and community members.

04/07/2019

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

Early Bird Registration for our 5th Annual Break a Sweat for Education® 5K Run & Walk and Kids Fun Run is now open.
 
Click here to register.

03/12/2019

Thousands of Underprivileged Children to Benefit from Yours Humanly Fundraising
At its February 2019 Gift of Schooling Gala, held at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum, Yours Humanly raised $92,000 for its local and global programs that provide underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education.
Read the full press release here.

03/08/2019

Girls and women from around the world have made enormous contributions to society. Today, we give thanks to all and ask these amazing ladies to continue shining – not just today but everyday!

03/02/2019

Dr. Nellie Meyer, Superintendent, Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD, Contra Costa County, CA), spoke at the Yours Humanly 2019 Gift of Schooling Gala on February 23, 2019. We express our sincere thanks and gratitude to Dr. Meyer for her time and for sharing her views on how Yours Humanly could help enhance the educational experiences of students at MDUSD.

02/27/2019

We are pleased to announce that Genis Drake (Sherman Oaks, CA) and Gavin Swihart (Romulus, MI) are each recipients of a 2018 Yours Humanly Children Have the Power to Empower Award.

Congratulations to Genis and Gavin!
 
Learn more about the Children Have the Power to Empower Award recipients.

02/26/2019

Thank you for joining us at the 2019 Gift of Schooling Gala! Your attendance and participation in the evening’s activities helped make our annual gala a huge success. While some registrants were unable to actually participate in the event, we sincerely acknowledge everyone’s support, donations, and pledges. Special thanks to all our generous sponsors for supporting our mission and helping to make our fundraising event possible.
 
This year’s Gatsby theme made for some amazing memories of guests in fringe and feathers, and in hats and spats. Enjoy photos of our remarkable evening!

01/29/2019

Yours Humanly is holding its 2019 Gift of Schooling Gala fundraiser, Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville. Attendees will include leaders and advocates in private, public, and nonprofit sectors who recognize the power of shared generosity and who support causes benefiting children.
Read the full press release here.

01/22/2019

The Paradise Elementary School building was completely destroyed in the recent Butte County fires. Yours Humanly Board visited Paradise, CA and toured the burnt school site. They then met with the District officials, and principal, staff, and students of the school in Oroville, CA, where Paradise Elementary is temporarily housed.
 
Yours Humanly presented Paradise USD with a check in the amount of $15,000 to help with the rebuilding process. The funds, among other things, will go toward Chromebooks and classroom libraries for students at Paradise Elementary.

01/08/2019

Thank you to Cogenics Consulting and all our sponsors, volunteers, participants, attendees and everyone in the community who made the 2018 Cogenics Tee Off for Education Golf Event a success! Please click here to see the fantastic images we captured throughout the morning’s activities.

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