Yours Humanly 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala Benefits Thousands of Children

More than $120,000 in donations for underprivileged students
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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - March 20, 2020 - PRLog -- At its February 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala®, held at the Diablo Country Club in 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.

During the evening, Yours Humanly recognized 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. Yamaguchi received the Yours Humanly Leading With the Heart Award for her vision and leadership on behalf of children.

Guest speakers included Miss California Eileen Kim and Mt. Diablo Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Robert Martinez.

Funds from the gala will support Yours Humanly educational programs, which reach disadvantaged children in the United States, as well as Cambodia, India, Nepal, the Philippines, and Haiti. To date, Yours Humanly has served more than 25,000 children through its two initiatives, Coloring Futures and Bridging Gaps, and its more than 46 distinct programs. For more information about Yours Humanly, visit YoursHumanly.org.

"Yours Humanly's work reaches far beyond village, county, state, and national borders," says Sunny Singh, founder and CEO of Yours Humanly. "Once we have touched the life of a child, the impact is evident in that child's life wherever he or she may journey. And, our work transforms not only the life of that child through the power of education, but that of the child's family, community, and world forever."

The 2020 Gift of Schooling Gala was sponsored by Mark and Kathy Lefanowicz; Invera Wealth Advisors of Raymond James; WCI-GC; Guichard, Teng, Portillo & Garrett; Elevents Group; AW Artistry; OPM Band; Heritage Bank of Commerce; Amazon; California Delicious; WIneCare Logistics; WasiTechie Films; and Linda Rimac Colberg.

About Yours Humanly, YoursHumanly.org

Driven by the belief that quality education is a basic human right, Yours Humanly funds local and global efforts to provide underprivileged children in underserved communities access to educational programs and resources. By doing so, Yours Humanly is lifting children out of poverty and other challenging situations and empowering them to achieve better, brighter futures.

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