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12/10/2020

Every year, San Francisco East Bay’s Diablo magazine recognizes a few select individuals who provide meaningful and far ranging services to people in need with its prestigious Threads of Hope Award. Yours Humanly is pleased to announce that this year, Founder & CEO Sunny Singh was named a 2020 Threads of Hope honoree. Through his vision and tireless acts in service to others, Sunny is changing communities for the better in creative and generous ways, notes Diablo magazine. Sunny was featured in the December issue of Diablo and showcased at the live Threads of Hope event, held virtually on December 10, 2020. Read Sunny’s moving profile here and watch Sunny tell his story here. Congratulations to Sunny Singh and the entire Yours Humanly Family! Read the full press release here.

12/10/2020

Yours Humanly presented a check in the amount of $1,370 to MDUSD Education Foundation to fund interactive science programs for students of Mt. Diablo Unified School District (Contra Costa County, CA). Members of Yours Humanly, MDUSD, and MDUSD Education Foundation attended the presentation at Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord, CA. This donation is made possible through our Coloring Futures initiative and our partnership with the Education Foundation during our Fall Break a Sweat for Education® Run & Walk fundraiser.

11/02/2020

Yours Humanly received a $18,000 donation from TC Energy to fund STEM projects, kits, and supplies for students from underserved communities. We express our sincere thanks and gratitude to the workforce at TC Energy for their generosity and support!

10/19/2020

Yours Humanly delivered $15,000 worth of art supplies to Wren Avenue Elementary, School of the Arts (Concord, California), benefiting more than 360 students served by the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. The donation was made possible in part by the financial support of Pledge to Humanity and the work of dozens of volunteers who helped load and unload more than 50 boxes of arts supplies that were delivered in an enthusiastic demonstration of collaboration to the Wren Avenue Elementary campus on September 2.

 

Read the full press release here

10/19/2020

To help close the alarming digital divide, Yours Humanly donated ten Chromebooks to Bel Air Elementary School (Bay Point, California), served by the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. The Chromebooks will be distributed to children in need, benefiting scores of students who will now have access to the technology over the course of the school year, enabling them to participate in distance learning.

 

Read the full press release here.

10/09/2020

Yours Humanly has announced three new 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 “in 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

10/05/2020

It’s time to lace up your sneakers and Break a Sweat for Education®. Funds raised by this popular family-friendly event support the local and global programs of Yours Humanly, a Northern California-based nonprofit that transforms the lives of children in need around the world by providing access to quality education and equitable resources.
 
Read the full press release here

09/17/2020

This spring, Sunny Singh, founder and CEO of Yours Humanly, was honored with a 2020 Jefferson Award for Public Service, recognized for his work by the most prestigious and longest-standing public service awards program in the United States. Sunny was chosen for his dedication to underprivileged children and for the work he has performed helping students in need receive access to quality education that will help them succeed in school and thrive beyond the classroom. A profile of Sunny and Yours Humanly was produced to acknowledge his award and has aired on KPIX Ch. 5 TV. Click here and follow the link to the video. Enjoy! And thank you for your support on behalf of the children we serve.

09/15/2020

We are pleased to announce that Renee Mendonca (Staten Island, NY), Rhea Mendonca (Staten Island, NY), and Maya Blake (Montrose, CO) are each recipients of a 2020 Yours Humanly Children Have the Power to Empower® Award.
 
Congratulations to Renee, Rhea, and Maya!
 
Learn more about the Children Have the Power to Empower® Award recipients and their work.

09/15/2020

It’s time to lace up your sneakers and break a sweat for education!
 
Early Bird Registration for our 6th Annual Break a Sweat for Education® Virtual Fundraiser Run and Walk is now open. Register Today!