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 and equitable resources.

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 around the world.

11/29/2021

Yours Humanly has named a Northern California teen a 2021 recipient of its Children Have the Power to Empower® Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness that make a significant difference in the lives of others.

10/15/2021

Yours Humanly is holding its annual Tee Off for Education Golf Tournament on Monday, November 15, 2021, 10am—7pm, at the Rossmoor Golf Course, 1010 Stanley Dollar Drive, Walnut Creek, with an awards dinner immediately following the tournament at the Stanley Dollar Event Center.

10/05/2021

Yours Humanly has announced four new 2021 recipients of its Children Have the Power to Empower® Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness that make a significant difference in the lives of others.

08/16/2021

The 2021 Yours Humanly Break a Sweat for Education® 5K Run & Walk and free Kids Fun Run will be held in-person on Saturday, October 2, at Walnut Creek’s Heather Farm Park.

06/03/2021

Yours Humanly has launched its 2021 BookFest Read-a-thon, sponsored by Amazon, a summer fundraiser that encourages reading while helping children in need. Participants reach out to their family, friends, and social circles and ask for one-time donations to support their reading efforts on behalf of Yours Humanly

05/12/2021

Yours Humanly announced two 2021 recipients of its Children Have the Power to Empower® Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness that make a significant difference in the lives of others.

12/29/2020

Yours Humanly has announced a 2020 recipient of its 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” 

12/29/2020

Sunny Singh, founder of Yours Humanly, has been named a 2020 Threads of Hope Honoree by the San Francisco Bay Area’s Diablo magazine. Through his vision, leadership, and tireless acts in service to others, Singh is changing communities for the better in creative and generous ways

10/19/2020

Donation bridges the gaps for more than 360 students at the arts magnet school served by Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

10/19/2020

To help close the alarming digital divide, Yours Humanly, a global nonprofit that transforms the lives of children in need around the world by providing access to quality education and equitable resources, donated ten Chromebooks to Bel Air Elementary School (Bay Point, California), served by the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

10/09/2020

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

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.

06/19/2020

Yours Humanly has launched its 2020 BookFest Read-a-thon, sponsored by Amazon, a summer fundraiser that encourages reading while helping children in need.

04/20/2020

Sunny Singh, founder of Yours Humanly, a global nonprofit that provides underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality educational programs and resources, has been honored with a 2020 Jefferson Award for Public Service and will be featured on KPIX Ch. 5 TV and KCBS 740AM radio in the coming weeks.

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.

03/17/2019

Yours Humanly has announced two new recipients of its quarterly Children Have the Power to Empower℠ Award, which recognizes children for their outstanding acts of goodness that encourage and promote a culture of education; exemplify innovation, problem solving, and positive change in an educational environment; and shine a light on the value of education and […]

03/12/2019

More than $90,000 in donations at Gift of Schooling Gala to serve local and global programs for underprivileged students

01/30/2019

International organization funds local and global efforts to provide underprivileged children in underserved communities access to educational programs and resources.

11/12/2018

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.

10/31/2018

Proceeds from the October 6 Yours Humanly 2018 Break a Sweat for Education® 5K Run & Walk, which total more than $25,000, will go toward local and global programs and resources that enhance the educational experiences of underprivileged children in underserved communities.

10/18/2018

On Friday, November 9, Cogenics Consulting (Pleasanton, CA) is hosting Tee Off For Education at The Bridges Golf Club, 9000 South Gale Ridge Road, San Ramon.

08/07/2018

Yours Humanly Break a Sweat for Education® 5K Run & Walk and FREE Kids Fun Run, presented by Capital One, will be held Saturday, October 6, at Walnut Creek’s Heather Farm Park.

07/13/2018

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.

02/22/2018

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

02/22/2018

Yours Humanly is holding its 2018 Gift of Schooling Gala black tie fundraiser, on Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum, 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Danville, CA.

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.

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.

06/03/2015

On June 5th, Yours Humanly will be hosting a Candlelight Vigil in Walnut Creek, CA for the purpose of raising funds for the children who have been orphaned in Nepal, and to get them back into school as soon as possible. A portion of the funds will be used to set up makeshift schools in Nepal.

05/05/2015

As the death toll of the 7.9 magnitude Nepal earthquake rises to over 7,000 with entire villages wiped out and many more injured, Yours Humanly has created a fundraiser with the goal of raising 100 thousand dollars for the schools, families, and children who have been displaced and separated as a result of the travesty.