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 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.

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.

03/07/2016

Yours Humanly celebrates International Women’s Day by donating 100 percent of the contributions it receives in February and March to pay for girl’s K-12 schooling costs, to include tuition, books, school supplies, and uniforms.

12/01/2015

Yours Humanly, a nonprofit that provides access to education for underserved and disadvantaged children around the world, will launch its national #GivingTuesday EducationPLUS Campaign through booster.com/YoursHumanly on Tuesday, December 1.

11/09/2015

Reaffirming its commitment to educating children throughout the world, Yours Humanly recently launched its new logo and tagline, “Educating Children. Enriching Lives.”

10/27/2015

Boys and girls enjoyed the Yours Humanly Kids’ Fun Run on Sun., Oct. 18, at Heather Farm Park, Walnut Creek, following a morning 5K Run/Walk that drew hundreds of runners, walkers, participants, and sponsors in support of education for all children.

09/23/2015

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker is the guest speaker on Sunday, October 18, at a 5K Run/Walk & 1K Kids’ Fun Run at Heather Farm Park, Walnut Creek, sponsored by Yours Humanly, a nonprofit that provides access to education for underserved children here and around the world.