Yours Humanly Gives Back to Dublin Schoolchildren

To serve Bay Area kindergartners from subsidized households, Yours Humanly plans to donate backpacks for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year to students at Dublin's Kidango Emerald Vista Center.
By: Yours Humanly
 
 
Educating Children. Enriching Lives.
Educating Children. Enriching Lives.
DUBLIN, Calif. - May 24, 2016 - PRLog -- 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. However, not all families have the financial flexibility that allows them to spend  on basic educational tools such as binders, papers, and markers. That, coupled with the soaring costs of back-to-school supplies, is causing more and more children to show up for school underprepared.

The impact to low-income households is especially notable. Inaccessibility to supplies compromises a child's ability to keep up with curriculum and class projects, giving them a disadvantage compared to their more prepared classmates.

That is why Yours Humanly is currently working to address some of the needs of underprivileged children in the Tri-Valley area. To serve Bay Area kindergartners from subsidized households, Yours Humanly plans to donate backpacks for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year to students at Dublin's Kidango Emerald Vista Center.

The donated backpacks will be filled with notebooks, pencils, crayons, and many such items to last the entire school year. Dixon Ticonderoga, renowned manufacturer of the #2 pencil, has been a significant sponsor in support of this initiative. By outfitting children with the proper tools, Yours Humanly believes that they will be better equipped to excel in the classroom.

The event will be held at the Kidango Emerald Vista Center in Dublin, CA on Friday, June 3, 2016. Press and media are encouraged to attend.

Yours Humanly is a non-profit organization and is seeking the community's support on this initiative. To learn how you can become a sponsor, to make a donation, or look for volunteer opportunities with Yours Humanly, please visit their website at https://www.yourshumanly.org.


About Yours Humanly

Yours Humanly believes that education is a basic human right and is dedicated to empowering the world's most vulnerable children through access to education. Their vision is to help create a world where all children, regardless of age, gender, race, color, ethnicity, caste, religion, national origin, and physical, mental or financial ability, have a fair chance to receive a quality education at a credible educational institution. In the short amount of time since its creation, Yours Humanly has donated much-needed school supplies, introduced technology, and provided funding for K-12th grade scholarships for over 1,600 children in underserved schools across 5 countries. By doing so, they are helping children work toward a better, brighter future and rise above the vicious cycle of poverty.


For more information, contact: media@yourshumanly.org.
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