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So You Think You Can Blog? (So does HOBY)

YOU can contribute to the HOBY Blog We are looking for a few good writers for our brand new HOBY Blog.  If you have a story or expertise to share about Youth, Volunteering, Leadership, Fundraising, Social Media or current events that would interest our readers, then we’d love to hear from you! What should I […]

Current Scholarship and Award Opportunities

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program honors youth volunteers in grades 5-12 for making a difference through community service. Applications for 2014 awards are open now through November 5, 2013. Honorees are recognized at the local, state and national level, and top honorees earn monetary awards and all-expense-paid trips with a parent or guardian […]

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Names Omer Ahmed to Board

The appointment brings the total members of HOBY’s Board to 17. HOBY is celebrating 55 years as the national leader in youth leadership and service programs “As the parent of a HOBY alumnus, and a successful international finance professional, Mr. Ahmed brings a unique and important perspective to the Board of Governors,” HOBY President/CEO Javier […]

2013 Leadership for Service College Scholarship Recipients

For the second year, HOBY is excited to announce the recipients of the Leadership for Service college scholarship Sonya Stanczyk, HOBY-Connecticut 2012 and ALA 2013 Sonya established Feeding the Need CT, Inc., a non-profit that allows students in the culinary program at her school, Newtown High School, to provide meals to ten local shelters in […]

The HOBY Holiday Campaign needs YOU.

Nobody tells the HOBY Story better than our Alumni and Volunteers. This year we want you to send us YOUR HOBY STORY that will inspire our supporters (100 words or less) along with a photo of you (hi-res, please). Send via email to boutiettec@hoby.org by 10.26.2013. (Our apologies, Halloween). All HOBY alumni are encouraged to […]

HOBY History

In the summer of 1958, actor Hugh O’Brian received the invitation that would change his life O’Brian, then 33, was in Winnipeg, Manitoba, parlaying his fame as television’s legendary Wyatt Earp into extra income by guest-starring in a rodeo. Then the cable arrived from French Equatorial Africa: renowned humanitarian and 1952 Nobel Peace Prize winner […]

What is HOBY?

Founded in 1958, HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. . HOBY programs are conducted annually throughout the United States, serving local and international high school students. HOBY programs provide students selected by their schools to participate in unique […]