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HOBY and Phi Sigma Pi Connect at Regional Conferences

Throughout the months of March and April, HOBY partner Phi Sigma Pi conducted regional conferences with their chapter members and alumni nationwide.  HOBY was represented at each of the 21 conferences, where our volunteers and staff were able to present about HOBY and address questions from participants.  Two of HOBY’s most enthusiastic and seasoned volunteers, Donna DiIanni and […]

Global Youth Service Day

Established in 1988, Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) celebrates and mobilizes the millions of young people who improve their communities through service. GYSD is celebrated each year in more than 135 countries, with young people working together to address the world’s most critical issues and change their communities. Join the Movement.  GYSD is the largest service event […]

The Return to Africa–

Author: Cheryl Brenn, Director of National Programs Most of us are familiar with the HOBY Story: In the summer of 1958, our founder, 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 with a circus. […]

Guest Blog: Michael Zaydon on the Emerging Leaders Symposium

Author Bio: Michael Zaydon, CPA Senior Associate – Private Equity Specialist Group PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York City 2006 Central PA HOBY Alumnus 2007-Present Central PA HOBY Leadership Seminar Facilitator 2013-Present Central PA HOBY Leadership Seminar Section Leader   The M&A Advisor named Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership the 2015/2016 Education Foundation Honoree and sponsored 20 […]

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May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month!

Hey HOBY! Did you know that May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month? Global Youth Traffic Safety Month kicks off May 1! This annual campaign provides a tremendous opportunity for coordinated efforts by youth and traffic safety advocates to work together to raise awareness about issues impacting teens on the road. Did you know… Car crashes are […]

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 […]