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04/05/2020

Yours Humanly works to serve immediate needs, especially during disasters. Due to this crisis, we are implementing a COVID-19 Aid Initiative and urgently raising funds to support local and global efforts to provide morning and midday meals for children who need food; distance learning tools for teachers and children, such as laptops and Chromebooks to use at home and internet hotspots for families without internet; and educational supplies. We need your support. Give Today!

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, California. 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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