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.

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.

03/20/2020

At its February 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala®, held at the Diablo Country Club, 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.

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.

12/17/2019

Yours Humanly announced five new recipients of its quarterly Children Have the Power to Empower® Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness.

12/10/2019

This year, Yours Humanly partnered with MDUSD Education Foundation and because of their partnership, a portion of the proceeds from the 5K fundraiser will go directly to underserved schools in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

12/06/2019

Yours Humanly is sponsoring twenty disadvantaged children in Cite Soleil, an extremely impoverished community in Haiti. Yours Humanly is providing these children with full educational scholarships from placement in their local schools through twelfth grade graduation.

11/25/2019

Yours Humanly donated $20,000 to aid three schools in Puerto Rico that are still suffering the effects of 2017’s catastrophic Hurricane Maria that killed more than 2,900 people, permanently closed hundreds of schools, and left thousands of children without local educational opportunities.

09/18/2019

The 2019 Yours Humanly Break a Sweat for Education® 5K Run & Walk and FREE Kids Fun Run will be held Saturday, October 5, at Walnut Creek’s Heather Farm Park.

09/06/2019

Yours Humanly announced two new recipients of its quarterly Children Have the Power to Empower® Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness.

05/20/2019

Yours Humanly received the 2018-2019 Outstanding Volunteer Organization Award during the 7th annual Mount Diablo Education Association (MDEA) Academy Awards, held May 9, at Centre Concord and attended by 200 educators, staff, and volunteers.