How You Can Support HOBY TGC

HOBY Texas Gulf Coast is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our annual seminars are made possible through the support of our Texas Gulf Coast community.  We are 100% volunteer-run and our seminar is mostly funded through sponsorships, gift-in-kind donations, and cash donations.

Make a Monetary Donation

The best and easiest way to help HOBY Texas Gulf Coast is through a monetary donation. 

Check

   Please make checks out to:

“HOBY Texas Gulf Coast”.

   Mail to the following address:

HOBY TGC

P.O. Box 53
Houston, TX 77001

Make a Gift-in-Kind Donation

If you would prefer to make a gift-in-kind donation instead of a monetary donation, there are many ways for you to contribute.

The following is our current gift-in-kind wish list. If you can help out by donating any of the following items, please let us know! If you have a great idea that's not listed we'd love to hear about it! You can contact our Corporate Board President at president@hobytgc.org.

  • Storage Space

    • For “HOBY Garage” – i.e. all of our supplies for running the seminar.

  • Printing Services

    • Seminar Program Book

    • Promotional Mailings

    • Fundraising Flyers

    • Seminar Worksheets

    • Nametags

    • Ambassador & Volunteer Certificates

    • Photo Printing

  • Seminar T-Shirts

    • Enough for ~230 ambassadors and ~75 volunteers

  • Name Tags

    • Lanyards + plastic badge holders

  • Transportation to off-site projects

  • Meals/Snacks/Drinks

    • 2 meals to feed ~300 people

    • 1 dinner to feed ~75 volunteers

    • Multiple snacks to feed ~300 people

    • Drinks (water, tea, soda, gatorade, etc) for ~300 people

    • ALL food must be pre-packaged and/or prepared in a professional kitchen

  • Posters/Signs

    • Posterboard + markers

    • Pre-made “HOBY TGC” signs

  • Seminar Welcome Bags

    • Totes/Drawstring/Backpacks for ~230 students

  • Writing Utensils

    • Pens or Pencils for ~230 ambassadors

  • …and much more!

Shop For HOBY!

There are a few ways to shop for HOBY through your every day shopping! These are ways you can make contributions to HOBY TGC with no additional cost to you.

AmazonSmile

When making purchases through Amazon Smile, HOBY TGC receives 0.5% of the price of eligible Amazon Smile Purchases. Click on the "Shop at AmazonSmile" button above and you can register us as your Amazon Smile beneficiary!

Sponsorship Levels

At HOBY TGC, we want to make sure that all of our corporate sponsors and individual donors are recognized appropriately!  We currently recognize sponsors according to the following sponsorship levels for both cash and gift-in-kind contributions.  

INNOVATOR ($3000+)

  • Full-Page ad on the back cover of the Seminar Program Book and listed on sponsorship page

  • Logo on HOBY TGC website

  • Logo prominently featured on the back of Seminar T-Shirts

  • Sole promotion on all HOBY TGC Social Media outlets

  • Special acknowledgement during the seminar, including during Parent Program/Closing Ceremony

MOTIVATOR ($1,000+)

  • Full-Page ad in the Seminar Program Book and listed on sponsorship page

  • Logo on HOBY TGC website

  • Logo on back of Seminar T-Shirt

  • Sole promotion on all HOBY TGC Social Media outlets

  • Special acknowledgement during the seminar, including during Parent Program/Closing Ceremony

HOBY HUG ($500+)

  • 1/2 Page logo in the Seminar Program Book and listed on sponsorship page

  • Logo on HOBY TGC website

  • Group promotion on all HOBY TGC Social Media outlets

AMBASSADOR SPONSORSHIP ($225)

  • Name listed on sponsorship page in the Seminar Program Book

  • Name listed on HOBY TGC website

Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Program

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You can support us through Kroger's Neighbor to Neighbor Program. Simply download and print this form and take it with you to Kroger. Your Kroger Plus card and the form will be scanned and you'll start contributing towards HOBY TGC! 

Profit Sharing

We've also hosted several profit sharing days with businesses throughout the Texas Gulf Coast area. In the past few years, we've had the opportunity to host several events with Kendra Scott at various locations.