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Volunteer Applications and Alumni from our Inbox

Did you volunteer for the 2013-2014 program year? Then we all owe you a THANK YOU!  Your contributions to your local HOBY programs are  immeasurable. READY TO DO IT AGAIN? The 2014-2015 Annual Volunteer Application is now available All volunteers must complete a new application each year to update or verify the information submitted the previous year, and to […]

Guest Blog by Nate Noss

Mommy, is there food today? Is a question asked constantly in America.  Over 50 million Americans live in food insecure households, 17 million of them children.  To put that in perspective, it is six times the population of New York City, or 17% of the country. Upon seeing homeless people it is easy to ignore […]

Great Leadership starts at home

Great Leadership starts at home. The month of February holds many important awareness days and celebrations but the one observation that clearly hits home for us at HOBY is National Parent Leadership and National Youth Leadership month. HOBY’s mission  is to develop our youth into great leaders and even better citizens. While we know our […]

Hey, it’s 2014!

As First Nights shift to first days back at school and work, we at HOBY would like to welcome you back, remind you to stop writing 2013 (you can predate your checkbook while you are thinking of it, that is if you still have a checkbook)  and let you know all the great things coming […]

What it means to give to HOBY

High School sophomores are mere moments away from inheriting our complex global social problems. Yet, too often society underestimate students’ ability to contribute to new ideas that will shape future solutions.  We can choose to overlook them as a source of innovations or we can give them the skills and the leadership development now, that they can […]