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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. […]

There’s nothing you can’t do– in New York.

Each Year, HOBY gathers in the heart of Manhattan to award the Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award to industry leaders in recognition of their philanthropic endeavors that align with HOBY’s mission to “inspire our global community of youth in leadership, service and innovation”. On May 4th, 2015  Over 330 HOBY supporters gathered at the Plaza Hotel in New York […]

Region Y Volunteer Spotlights

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and is about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.  According to Points of Light, “National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social […]

Region B Volunteer Spotlight

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and is about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.  According to Points of Light, “National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social […]

Region O Volunteer Spotlight

    National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and is about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.  According to Points of Light, “National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center […]

Region H Volunteer Spotlights

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and is about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.  According to Points of Light, “National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social […]

Alumnae Spotlights: Meet Petra and Rose!

Meet Petra Chiabi and Rose Parisi, two outstanding HOBY alumnae! Petra Chiabi Warwick Valley High School Chester, NY HOBY 2014 New York East Leadership Seminar Teens for Jeans Drive Leader “After HOBY, I was so full of excitement and energy that in a way I felt obligated to take what I learned and make an […]

HOBY College Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our three outstanding HOBY College Scholarship Winners: Allie Thiesse, Umar Momen, and Kylie Kuhns! Allie Thiesse attended the HOBY South Dakota Leadership Seminar in 2013. She founded Walter’s Warriors to raise awareness and money for a best friend who is undergoing chemotherapy. To date, Allie has raised over $7,000 dollars! “Inspired by the courage […]

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 […]