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Yours Humanly Receives Grant from Rotary Club of Walnut Creek
The Rotary grant made possible the purchase of fully packed backpacks for 500 students in two Houston-area elementary schools hit by Hurricane Harvey.
By: Yours Humanly
The Rotary grant funded the purchase of fully packed backpacks for 500 students in two Houston-area elementary schools whose school supplies were destroyed by the winds and rains of Hurricane Harvey. Yours Humanly sent the students back to school with brand new backpacks and the supplies they need to continue their studies: notebooks, pencils, markers, rulers, sharpeners, paper, glue sticks, folders, crayons, and other critical school supplies.
"Education is a basic human right, and every child everywhere should be afforded that right in a safe and nurturing environment,"
"The Rotary Club of Walnut Creek is happy to support the efforts of Yours Humanly, which, with this grant, is providing school supplies to children who lost so much to the devastating Hurricane Harvey," says Rotary Club of Walnut Creek President Trudy Triner, who was on hand to present the check to Singh. "One of Rotary International's goals is to Support Education and strengthen the capacity of communities to positively affect basic education and literacy. We were pleased to hear of the great work being done by Yours Humanly on behalf of children in need. Our association with Yours Humanly is truly a perfect fit."
About Yours Humanly, http://yourshumanly.org
Yours Humanly is driven by the belief that education is a basic human right. Based in Northern California and international in scope, Yours Humanly funds local, national, and global efforts to provide underprivileged children in underserved communities access to quality education and computer technology. The organization is committed to empowering all children, regardless of their age, gender, race, color, ethnicity, caste, religion, national origin, and physical, mental, or financial abilities, with education from credible institutions that lifts them out of poverty, prostitution, child labor, and other challenging situations. By doing so, Yours Humanly changes the lives of children forever, empowering them to achieve better, brighter futures, while instilling in them confidence and self-esteem.
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Rotary Club of Walnut Creek
Pledging itself to Service Above Self, Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. For more than 110 years, Rotary's guiding principles have been the foundation of its values: service, fellowship, diversity, integrity, and leadership.