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World Hunger Leadership Challenge

Hey HOBY! Interested in ending hunger in your community? Check out the World Hunger Leadership Challenge! The World Hunger Leadership Challenge was created by the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and the Lift a Life Foundation, with assistance from the Yum! Foundation, to encourage middle and high school students to hone leadership skills by completing a […]

Peace First Prize

Do you or does someone you know embody compassion, courage, and the power to collaborate change? We think you do! Peace First recently launched the third annual Peace First Prize to celebrate young people leading change in their schools and communities. It is open to young people between the ages of 8 – 22 and will […]

Apply for the Disney Friends for Change Grant!

Hey HOBY… Looking for some funding to apply for a project? Check out this OUTSTANDING opportunity from Disney Friends for Change! Apply by February 18 and don’t forget to tell us what you plan to do for Global Youth Service Day in the comments! Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers $500 to gather […]

HOBY is a Combined Federal Campaign Charity.

If you or someone you know works is a government or military worker,  HOBY would love the support! The 2014 campaign runs from September 1 – December 15, 2014. “CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with almost 200 CFC campaigns throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each […]

Guest Blog: Paying for College

Trevor Mizrahi is the President and Founder of Premier College Guidance, a Ventura County, CA based organization that has helped hundreds of families navigate the college admissions and financial aid process. Motivated by the belief that college should be affordable for all Americans, PCG has devoted countless hours and immense energy developing the most powerful information available […]

A Very Special Thank You- Hollywood American Legion

HOBY will be selecting various supporters throughout the year to spotlight in our “With Special Thanks- A HOBY Donor Spotlight” series.  If you are a donor that would like to share your story on why you give to HOBY, please contact us. Hollywood Legion Post 43 Written by: Robin Garfield Nearly every year for the […]

What would you do with $10k to make the world “KINDER”?

We know that our HOBY Ambassadors and volunteers leave HOBY seminars with a fire lit, an urgency to help, and a desire to do great things.  That is why we will want to share any scholarships, promotions and contests that we think are relevant to YOU.  In fact, we think that this opportunity from KIND is something […]

HOBY Goes to China: 2014 Global Student Leaders Summit

The Guaranteed Acceptance Date is NOVEMBER 1st, 2014. This unique cross-cultural learning experience is truly a once in a lifetime adventure, available to you as an HOBY Alumni, as well as your friends (even if they didn’t attend a HOBY program). Participating students will have the opportunity to visit and discover ancient sites, bustling international […]

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 […]