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Yours Humanly to Hold 6th Annual Gift of Schooling Gala, March 18, Blackhawk Museum
Fundraiser supports educational initiatives for children in need
By: Yours Humanly
Funds from the gala will support Yours Humanly's educational projects and programs that benefit children in need in Cambodia, Haiti, India, Nepal, the Philippines, and the United States. Since its founding in 2013, Yours Humanly has served more than 33,900 children, and by extension, their families and communities.
Festivities begin at 5pm with a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception, and include dinner, silent and live auctions, music, and dancing. Emceeing the the 6th annual Gift of Schooling Gala is Miss California, Catherine Liang, who will be joined on the program by guest speaker John Sasaki, communications director of Oakland Unified School District and former longtime news report/anchor for KTVU Ch. 2.
This year's Yours Humanly Leading With the Heart Honoree is Arik Armstead, a defensive tackle with the San Francisco 49ers and founder of Armstead Academic Project, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every student, no matter their socioeconomic status, has direct access to the resources they need to thrive. Mr. Armstead is being recognized for his vision and leadership on behalf of children and will be represented at the gala by Aila Malik, Interim Executive Director of Armstead Academic Project.
Gala tickets can be purchased online at GiftOfSchoolingGala.com.
The Yours Humanly 2023 Gift of Schooling Gala is made possible by Mark & Kathy Lefanowicz; WCI-GC; Elevents Group; Farmers Insurance | Kevin J. Hennessy; BMW Concord; Invera Wealth Advisors; Cogenics Consulting; BehringCo; and AW Artistry.
About Yours Humanly, YoursHumanly.org
Driven by the belief that education is a basic human right, Yours Humanly funds global efforts to provide children in need access to quality education and equitable resources. While the programs and resources it provides vary among the countries and cultures in which it works, Yours Humanly's focus is always on transforming the lives of children in need through education. By doing so, Yours Humanly is lifting children out of poverty and other challenging situations and empowering them to achieve better, brighter futures.
Cambodia | Haiti | India | Nepal | Philippines | United States
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