Press Releases

press-release-imagWelcome to the Yours Humanly press room. Here you’ll find announcements and updates about events, activities, and achievements relating to our work empowering the world’s most vulnerable children through access to quality education.

We’ve been busy and productive the past several years. Browse our press releases to see what we’ve done and where we’ve been. Stay up to date on our future plans and efforts to help educate children here and around the world.

11/20/2017

Yours Humanly, a Northern California-based nonprofit that provides underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education, has announced three new recipients of its quarterly Children Have the Power to Empower Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness.

11/16/2017

Yours Humanly’s donation of 500 new and fully stocked backpacks to Houston-area schoolchildren replaces critical school supplies that were lost to Hurricane Harvey.

11/14/2017

Yours Humanly received a grant from the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek in the amount of $2,500 on October 31, 2017, at a Rotary Club of Walnut Creek weekly luncheon.

09/19/2017

Presented by Kevin J. Hennessy|Farmers Insurance, the 2017 Yours Humanly Break a Sweat for Education® 5K Run & Walk and FREE Kids Fun Run will be held Sunday, October 8, at Walnut Creek’s Heather Farm Park.

08/23/2017

Yours Humanly, a Northern California-based nonprofit that provides underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education, has announced two new recipients of its Children Have the Power to Empower Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness.

02/28/2017

Yours Humanly, a Northern California-based nonprofit that provides underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education, has launched a first of its kind award that recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness. The Children Have the Power to Empower℠ Award will be given quarterly, and there may be multiple recipients each quarter.

02/02/2017

Yours Humanly, a Northern California-based nonprofit that works locally—in the Bay Area—and globally to provide underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education, is holding its 2017 Gift of Schooling Gala evening fundraiser, Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:30pm, at the elegant Blackhawk Automotive Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville.

10/24/2016

The annual Yours Humanly Break a Sweat for Education 5K Run/Walk, presented by Bank of the West, held Saturday, October 15, at Heather Farm Park, drew hundreds of runners, walkers, supporters, and sponsors on a crisp fall morning.

06/07/2016

Schools and families alike are experiencing constraints due to budget cuts. There is increasing difficulty to provide funding for the necessary supplies, such as: books, computers, and other equipment.

05/24/2016

Yours Humanly, a nonprofit that provides access to education for underprivileged and disadvantaged children around the world, will be serving youths in the Tri-Valley community in California this June 2016. As budget cuts roll over schools nationwide, the fiscal burden of preparing children for school is now falling onto parents and teachers alike.