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There is always something going on at Yours Humanly—something new to report, something new to share, and something new to celebrate.

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03/31/2020

Yours Humanly has announced three recipients of its quarterly Children Have the Power to Empower® Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness. The Children Have the Power to Empower® Award showcases “service to others” in a meaningful way and demonstrates to family, friends, and community that even children have the power to empower when they lend a helping hand and an open heart. Read the full press release here.

03/20/2020

At its February 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala®, held at the Diablo Country Club in Danville, Yours Humanly raised more than $120,000 for its local and global programs that provide underprivileged children in underserved communities access to educational programs and resources. Read the full press release here.

03/11/2020

We are pleased to announce that Owen Jassak (Sauquoit, NY), Devin Moore (Bay Shore, NY), and David Lauritzen (Katy, TX) are each recipients of a 2020 Yours Humanly Children Have the Power to Empower® Award.
 
Congratulations to Owen, Devin, and David!
 
Learn more about the Children Have the Power to Empower® Award recipients and their work.

03/11/2020

On March 10, 2020, Yours Humanly was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wente Foundation for Arts Education, in Livermore, CA. We are grateful to the Wente Foundation for believing in our work and for their generous support.

02/25/2020

It was our great pleasure to recognize and honor Olympic figure skating gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi with the Yours Humanly Leading with the Heart Award at our 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala, February 22, for her work with the Always Dream Foundation, the nonprofit she founded that, among other efforts, champions early childhood literacy. Enjoy photos of our remarkable evening!

02/10/2020

We are pleased to announce that KPIX 5 News Reporter Betty Yu will be our emcee at our 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala® to be held on February 22, 2020 at the Diablo Country Club in Danville, CA.
 
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02/03/2020

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Robert A. Martinez, Superintendent, Mt. Diablo Unified School District, (MDUSD, Contra Costa County, CA), will be a guest speaker at our upcoming 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala® to be held on February 22. 2020 in Danville, CA. We express our sincere thanks and gratitude to Dr. Martinez for his support.
 
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01/24/2020

Yours Humanly will recognize Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic figure skating gold medalist, as its 2020 Honoree for her work with the Always Dream Foundation, the nonprofit she founded that, among other initiatives, champions early childhood literacy in underserved communities and empowers children to dream big. Ms. Yamaguchi is receiving the Yours Humanly Leading With the Heart Award for her vision and leadership on behalf of children. Read the full press release here.

01/17/2020

We are pleased to announce that Miss California Eileen Kim will be a guest speaker at our 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala, to be held on February 22, 2020 at the Diablo Country Club in Danville, CA.

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12/20/2019

As 2019 draws to a close, we would like to thank all of our supporters. Yours Humanly could not have made such great strides this past year without your donations and volunteerism. Thanks to our growing universe of advocates, our mission to empower the world’s most vulnerable children through access to quality education continues on a strong path for 2020—with exciting engagement programs planned in local communities and in villages abroad.
 
We would like to express our sincerest thanks, and we wish you a safe and happy holiday season. As we raise our glasses to welcome 2020, we toast to your ongoing support.