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HYC Philippines: I Have Never Felt So Used By God!

Posted: Apr 10, 2017 10:03:38 PM by mariahb

Jenny Harkabus spent Christmas serving in the Philippines. She wrote this, and also made a short video:


HYC Kathmandu: A New Perspective

Posted: Apr 10, 2017 3:09:39 AM by mariahb

Helena Lethlean, from Melbourne, Australia, shares about how HYC Nepal had an impact on her life:


HYC Manila: Sustainable Service in the Philippines

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 11:12:56 PM by mariahb
HWW hosts HYC in the Philippines every Christmas. Many families also join. Repeating HYC every year in the same country ensures sustainability and real long term impact.

HYC Manila: Young Men With a Heart to Serve

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 11:08:57 PM by mariahb
It is so encouraging to see young men who respond to the call to serve all over the world. Meet Gary Torres from Los Angeles as he shares his convictions about what true leadership really is.

Manoharan Family: Families from all Over the World Serve all Over the World!

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 11:05:29 PM by mariahb
Families all over the world respond to the call to serve together. The Manoharan family from Jakarta, Indonesia, spent this past Christmas in Kathmandu, Nepal, teaching at the HOPE worldwide...

Will and Marcia Llorens: When the Children Bring their Parents on HYC

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:59:26 PM by mariahb
Families that serve together stay together... More and more families decide to go on HYC with their children. Watch this interview of Will and Marcia Llorens, who went to serve in the Philippines...

Why HYC?

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:50:31 PM by mariahb
HYC alumni who are now serving in leadership roles share about their memories, and how HYC shaped their desire to serve and lead:

HYC: The Motivation

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:48:01 PM by mariahb

What makes young people want to go on HYC? Hear from several participants from all over the globe, as they share about their motivation for serving on HYC:


The GSI: Radical Youth For A Radical Purpose

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:39:54 PM by mariahb
The Global Service Interns are a group of 20 high achieving campus students from all over the world, who are trained in program management and service leadership. They travel all over the world...

HYC Novosibirsk, Russia: Love Beyond Language Barriers

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:23:09 PM by mariahb
A truly international programs, where participants from Japan, the UK, the Us, mixed with Ukrainian and Russian disciples. A convicting testimony to the unifying power of God and service!

HYC Papua New Guinea: The Radical Edge

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:18:35 PM by mariahb

This is definitely the radical edge of HOPE Youth Corps. The participants served in the mountain jungles of Papua New Guinea, in remote villages where they were welcomed with open arms.


HYC Zagreb, Croatia: Serving in Eastern Europe

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:10:49 PM by mariahb

The participants served at an orphanage in one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Europe.


HYC Alaska: Sustainable Impact

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 10:03:02 PM by mariahb
The Alaska HYC takes place in the wilderness, and is a fun training program in self reliance in the outdoors. The volunteers learn about sustainable agriculture, build infrastructure, while...

HYC San Diego/Mexico: Love Your Neighbor

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 9:58:36 PM by mariahb

Right across the border from San Diego, in Tijuana, the HOPE Youth Corps participants built homes, and served in an orphanage.


HYC Chicago: Serving In A Tough City

Posted: Mar 29, 2017 9:46:34 PM by mariahb

The city of Chicago may have a reputation as tough city, but it hosts one of our most successful HOPE Youth Corps. The program was designed, and is led by one of our Global Service Interns, Eric...


HYC: Impacting the Generations

Posted: Mar 11, 2017 7:08:29 AM by mariahb

Steve Burns was on the '97 Moscow HYC. His daughter has now just signed up for her first HYC. She is Philadelphia bound! 


HYC: Radical Fundraising

Posted: Feb 23, 2017 12:34:15 AM by mariahb

See how God provided in an amazing way for Anthony Herrera:


HYC: Fundraising Tips

Posted: Feb 22, 2017 6:21:32 AM by mariahb

Here are some great fundraising tips from some participants in California:


HYC Kathmandu

Posted: Feb 21, 2017 11:42:15 PM by mariahb

Read the following article on Eleanor’s experience on HYC:


HYC PHILIPPINES: Go and Do Likewise!

Posted: Jan 13, 2017 12:43:24 PM by hannahd

Noah Kreider grew up in the church but, just like many Kingdom Kids, he wandered a bit before finding his way to God. A HOPE Youth Corps in Dallas turned his life around. This was a couple of...


HYC Kathmandu: The Journey Onward

Posted: Jan 10, 2017 6:00:10 PM by mariahb

HOPE "Youth" Corps is not just for the young in body, but also for the young at heart. Several of our trips are open to all ages, especially our more challenging international ones. Read Suzanne...


HYC Philadelphia: The Impact of REACH

Posted: Dec 4, 2016 9:15:18 PM by mariahb

How two HOPE Youth Corps interns shared their faith with Min Pennella on the plane after the REACH conference:


Let's Get Creative: Raising Funds for your HYC

Posted: Dec 1, 2016 2:50:44 PM by hannahd

"Being accepted to serve on the Bangkok HOPE Youth Corps as a family was a dream come true for so many reasons! Then the reality set in; we would have to come up with around $10,000 CAD (US...


Fourteen Homes and Counting: The Lasting Impact of HYC

Posted: Dec 1, 2016 1:29:32 PM by hannahd

On all of our HWW volunteer Corps, we strive to create sustainable programs. We do not want to show up in a location, do some token service for a week or two, and then disappear without...


HYC Philadelphia: A Transformed Heart

Posted: Dec 1, 2016 8:48:08 AM by hannahd

"Something just clicked for me..." Brooke Hammer, a teen from LA, went on the Philadelphia (Track 1) HOPE Youth Corps this past July; it changed her life and she was baptised a couple of weeks...


A Fundraising Story: God is a Faithful God

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 12:01:23 PM by mariahb

Every year, as HYC participants apply to go on volunteer trips, they are faced with the daunting question: “How do I pay for this?” It is always so impressive the faith, planning, and creativity...


HYC Philippines: The lasting impact of HYC

Posted: Nov 14, 2016 6:54:14 AM by hannahd

Good news from the Philippines! The story of how a couple reached out to during HOPE Youth Corps last Christmas undergo a transformation.


A Fundraising Inspiration

Posted: Nov 7, 2016 8:08:22 AM by mariahb

Helena Lethlean, a teen from Melbourne, Australia, sacrificed her gorgeous long hair to raise money for her trip to Kathmandu, Nepal, over Christmas. Read her story:


Sustainability and the Volunteer Corps

Posted: Nov 2, 2016 11:28:16 PM by mariahb

The volunteers we send on our HWW trips are very smart, savvy, and in tune with the non profit world. They themselves want to have an impact, and not just go for their own self satisfaction.


HYC Vancouver: Continuing the Impact on the Plane

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 12:59:59 PM by mariahb

God works through HOPE Youth Corps in many different ways. Read Anna’s story and the miracle God performed on the plane ride back from HYC:


HOPE Youth Corps / HOPEww Singles Corps: How We Can Serve Your Church

Posted: Sep 12, 2016 3:27:08 PM by mandyg

We send HYC/HSC to far flung places all over the world. One of the most encouraging things of the recent past is the way our volunteers have had an impact on the local churches.


HYC Baja California: Surrounded by Love

Posted: Sep 10, 2016 5:09:55 PM by mariahb

Joy Nuelle tells of her experience on HYC in Baja California


HYC Philadelphia: How Being in Leadership Changed HYC

Posted: Sep 8, 2016 12:13:23 PM by mariahb

Mariah Boger, a GSI, shares her experience with HYC in the past and how this year was different


HYC Kingston: Giving The Power to Push Through

Posted: Sep 5, 2016 7:20:38 AM by mariahb

Alaurah Wingfield shares her experience and how it helped her make Jesus Lord


HYC Philadelphia: Serving With a Cheerful Heart

Posted: Sep 2, 2016 1:35:57 PM by hannahd

Titus Azad shares about how the HYC in Philadelphia changed his understanding of what it means to serve.


HYC China: God Transformed My Life In a New Way

Posted: Sep 2, 2016 10:36:21 AM by hannahd

Haley Eskew has participated in the HOPE Youth Corps program for the past 6 years - learn why her most recent trip to China made a huge impact on her heart!


HYC China: Continuing the Impact with Round Two

Posted: Aug 30, 2016 1:07:26 PM by bogerm

Lianne Volkmar shares her incredible experience of two HYCs in China

Lianne Volkmar is a freshman at Indiana University. She was adopted from China at the age of 13 and was baptized in 2015! She...


HYC Nairobi: Seeing The Things That Are Truly Important

Posted: Aug 30, 2016 12:29:42 PM by mariahb

Clayton Moore shares how he learned what is really important during his time on the HYC in Kenya

When most people think of Kenya, or Africa in general for that matter, they probably think things...


HYC Nairobi: The Call For Kenya

Posted: Aug 17, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Emma Fridley recalls her incredible experience in HYC Kenya!

I am no stranger to HOPE Youth Corps. In fact, Kenya was my fifth HYC. I’ve devoted many summers to volunteering and community service-...


HYC Nairobi: Loving Like Christ Did

Posted: Aug 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Yasmin Nevarez shares how HYC Kenya impacted her life! 

Going to Nairobi, Kenya was always a dream of mine since I was a little girl. I wanted to go and just help in any way possible. This summer...


HYC Philadelphia: Having My Eyes Opened

Posted: Aug 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Sierra Molina shares why she came back for a second HYC in Philly!

This was my second year doing Philadelphia HOPE Youth Corps and I came out spiritually stronger than before. I prayed a lot...


HYC Philadelphia: A Life Changed Forever

Posted: Aug 15, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Jade Rodriguez shares her incredible experience in HYC Philadelphia!

I went into HYC with no expectations, mostly because I had no idea what it would be like and to refrain from dealing with fear...


HYC Philadelphia: Being Humbled through Adversity

Posted: Aug 13, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Sydney Tiszai shares about how the Phillly HYC taught her how to serve.

HOPE Youth Corps in Philadelphia was extremely life changing. Going into HYC I had been praying for God to reveal in me any...


HYC Nairobi: Come like Children

Posted: Aug 13, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Read about Abrea Greene’s Kenya experience and how it changed her relationship with God!

I have never experienced life in the Kingdom of God as much as I did over the fourteen days I spent in...


HYC Zagreb: Impacting the Church and Community

Posted: Aug 12, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Noah Kreider (GSI) tells about how his experience in Croatia taught him about the beauty found in serving others.

What an amazing two weeks we had in Zagreb, Croatia, as we “Dared to Serve” on the...


HYC Philadelphia: Opening My Eyes

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Hana Cole’s recollection of HYC Philly Track 2

HOPE Youth Corps was an incredible experience. I have been a disciple for soon to be 2 years and HYC was a huge growth for me in my relationship with...


HYC Philadelphia: Growing in Leadership as a GSI

Posted: Aug 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Cameron Taylor’s story of how being a GSI impacted his serving experience

Helping to lead an HOPE Youth Corps (HYC) for the first time was an experience that led to incredible growth for myself....


HYC Nairobi: The Answer to My Prayer

Posted: Aug 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Mariah Jines' account of her time on Kenya HYC.  

My time in Kenya was by far the best and most impactful experience of my life. From building bricks, to spending time at the children’s hospital,...


HYC Zagreb: We Are More Than What People Think We Are

Posted: Aug 9, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very...


HYC Philadelphia: Recap of Track 1

Posted: Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps (HYCs) all around the world require financial, emotional, physical, and spiritual sacrifice from their participants and leaders. But for every area in which they sacrifice, they...


HYC Glasgow: God Can Use Anybody

Posted: Jul 19, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

My name is Melissa George and currently, I am a sophomore in college studying to be a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. I am currently in the process of transferring to Nursing School and a different...


HYC Philadelphia: HYC to the Waters of Baptism

Posted: Jul 19, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Cameron Glenn’s HYC experience and how that lead her to baptism

From the friendships made, the experiences through service, the laughter, the smiles, the tears, and the advice shared; HYC Philly...


HYC Anchorage: My Experience Isn’t Over Yet

Posted: Jul 19, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Michael Reyes’ lifechanging experience in Anchorage, Alaska has inspired him to continue transforming his life even as he returns home. Read all about it below!

“Going to Alaska for two...


HYC Honolulu: Angelica Garcia

Posted: Jul 6, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

“Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. freely you have received; freely give.” –Matthew 10:8 NIV

My decision to ultimately come to Christ wasn’t an easy...


HYC Honolulu: Kaleigh Sunderlin

Posted: Jul 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

I am so grateful that I had the amazing opportunity to serve at HYC Hawaii. I was excited to go to Hawaii because I’ve never been and I was excited for the opportunity to serve.


HYC Honolulu: Changing Lives

Posted: Jun 27, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

Please watch the following video below as two HYC Hawaii participants share their experiences while on HOPE Youth Corps! The video is definitely worth the watch! It’s incredible to see the impact...


HYC Novosibirsk: A Continuing Impact

Posted: Jun 9, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

A year ago Anthony Herrera, a young student from Los Angeles, signed up for the Novosibirsk, Russia, HOPE Youth Corps. He doesn’t speak Russian, but he, along with a group of 15 non Russians,...


HYC Kingston, Jamaica: A Church Leader’s Perspective

Posted: May 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM by rachell

“The partnership between the church and HOPE Youth Corps will prayerfully continue to reap benefits for generations to come. ” Greg Baugh, evangelist, Kingston, Jamaica Church of Christ.HOPE Youth...


HYC Kathmandu, Nepal: The Doyle Family

Posted: Mar 14, 2016 8:56:31 PM by rachell

“To me this was more valuable than anything money could buy.”


A Fundraising Story: Anthony Herrera Part II

Posted: Feb 28, 2016 7:58:47 AM by rachell

Having a hard time to believe you can raise enough funds for your HOPE Youth Corps or HWW Singles Corps trip?


HYC Cebu, Philippines: Zachary Parnell

Posted: Feb 28, 2016 7:50:00 AM by rachell

Zachary Parnell, 24, a campus student from Philadelphia, was one of our "master builders' on the Philippines HOPE Youth Corps. He is also one of the nicest guys you will ever meet.This is what he...


HYC LA Paz, Bolivia: Desiree Perkins

Posted: Feb 15, 2016 9:48:55 PM by rachell

"It has been seven months since my Hope Youth Corps trip to La Paz, Bolivia and since that time I can honestly say that that Youth Corps was one of the best and impacting experiences of my life. I...


HYC Cebu, Philippines: Nathan Cheong

Posted: Feb 3, 2016 10:09:28 PM by rachell

When you go on a HOPE Youth Corps, you have no choice but to focus. Plucked away from the comforts and conveniences of home, the volunteers are left with each other, their service work and God. We...


HYC Cebu, Philippines: Steffi Cheong

Posted: Feb 2, 2016 8:18:36 AM by rachell

If I had to sum up HYC Philippines in 5 words, it will be: Growth, Maturity, Spirituality, Gifts and Gratefulness.


HYC Fiji: Bobbie Winters

Posted: Jan 31, 2016 5:44:19 AM by rachell

HYC in Fiji was truly a life changing trip.


HYC Cebu, Philippines: Carolyn Alessi

Posted: Jan 31, 2016 5:08:51 AM by rachell

“Our human compassion binds us to one another – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” Nelson Mandela


HVC Kathmandu, Nepal: Becca Budgett

Posted: Jan 21, 2016 9:24:50 PM by rachell

The HVC team that served in Kathmandu has a blog! Follow the rest of their stories at


HVC Kathmandu, Nepal - Rhoda Agerbak

Posted: Jan 17, 2016 11:13:03 AM by rachell

At the end of the school term and start of the Christmas break, a group of 7 families and 10 extra singles and students, set off for a very different holiday. Strikingly for a HOPE Youth Corps 17...


HYC Dallas: Kaleigh Sunderlin

Posted: Oct 14, 2015 8:06:29 PM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps has a deep spiritual impact. Apart from serving underprivileged communities, every day, the participants hear Bible lessons, have quiet times together, have discipleship groups,...


HYC Novosibirsk: Anthony Herrera and Makar Donskoy

Posted: Oct 14, 2015 8:01:13 PM by rachell

A Tale of Two brothers..., one Russian from Moscow, and one American from Los Angeles... and another HYC baptism!


HYC Hawaii 2013: Ev Richmond

Posted: Oct 1, 2015 9:17:29 PM by rachell

"I grew up in the church and had never doubted there was a God. I knew that to be saved, I had to become a disciple and be baptized. I studied the Bible for about a year when I was 14, but decided...


HYC New Delhi: Cheyanne Jackson

Posted: Sep 28, 2015 10:25:32 AM by rachell

"HOPE Youth Corps was the best experience of my life." Cheyanne Jackson shares how HYC helped her on her journey to becoming a Christian. So many young people give their life to Christ after going...


HYC Jakarta: Devin Ong

Posted: Sep 28, 2015 10:22:03 AM by rachell

Since the Jakarta, Indonesia HOPE Youth Corps this past June, three of the ten teens in the Singapore church who attended the program have been baptised. The latest addition is Devin, who will...


HYC La Paz, Bolivia: Hannah DeSouza

Posted: Aug 10, 2015 11:50:10 PM by rachell

"In a world where young people are taught to think more and more about themselves (the ‘selfie’ generation), HOPE Youth Corps is refreshingly counter-cultural. It is a programme that enables you...


HYC Kingston: Amalia Del Cid

Posted: Aug 10, 2015 11:48:13 PM by rachell

"My time in Kingston taught me a huge lesson in humility and my own lack of involvement in personally knowing those in need.


HYC Nairobi, Kenya: Natalie Boger

Posted: Aug 10, 2015 11:45:28 PM by rachell

"Joseph B. Wirthlin once said, “A testimony of the truth of the Gospel does not come the same way to all people. Some receive it in a unique, life-changing experience. Others gain a testimony...


HYC Budapest: Katie Grimes

Posted: Jul 26, 2015 10:47:32 AM by rachell

"Just a few days ago I was in Budapest, Hungary serving on HOPE Youth Corp where I volunteered at various shelters and schools for the homeless. Throughout my life I have been blessed to be a part...


HYC Novosibirsk: Phoebe Volkmar

Posted: Jul 26, 2015 10:45:50 AM by rachell

"Being a part of something so wonderful, such as Hope Youth Corps, is an honor and great privilege. HYC is packed with fellowship, lessons, activities, and service. Considering all that we do in...


HYC Jakarta: Zaynab Atsegbua

Posted: Jul 26, 2015 10:34:15 AM by rachell

This summer I had the opportunity to participate in the Jakarta Hope Youth Corps, which also happened to be my first ever HYC. I had heard about it constantly from friends who had participated in...


The Measure of a Man: Ryan Cheong

Posted: Jul 11, 2015 12:51:40 PM by rachell

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.


HYC Philly 1: Facing the Truth

Posted: Jun 24, 2015 11:08:15 PM by rachell

HYC Philly Track 1 is on its way and its participants have been working hard to serve the different communities around them. Here's a quick update about their involvement with the ODAAT (One Day...


HYC Jakarta: Baptisms! - Zann and Samuel

Posted: Jun 24, 2015 3:12:17 AM by rachell

Exactly one week after HYC Jakarta, two of our participants made the decision to become disciples and get baptized! Zann and Samuel are both 15 and from the Singapore teen ministry. We are all so...


HYC Jakarta: A Semi-Brief Summary of a Crazy Adventure - Rachel Louis

Posted: Jun 20, 2015 2:35:51 AM by rachell

Every HYC yields a different result, a new adventure. This particular one was my fourth and yet once again, I was blown away by God's power and love. This is the story of HYC Jakarta.


A Fundraising Story: Anthony Herrera

Posted: Apr 12, 2015 12:55:17 PM by rachell

Anthony Herrera is going to the HYC in Novosibirsk, Russia this summer and this is his great fund-raising story:


HYC New Delhi: Jillian Taylor

Posted: Mar 29, 2015 9:39:53 PM by rachell

I learned a great number of things during my first (and hopefully not last) Hope Youth Corps in Delhi, India over Christmas 2014. I was not a disciple yet, during this HYC, but I was studying the...


Reason #6 Why YOU Should Go On A HOPE Youth Corps

Posted: Feb 17, 2015 11:26:02 AM by rachell

Alexandra Mobeka explores just what makes HYCs so much fun!


A Fundraising Story: Elizabeth Smith

Posted: Feb 4, 2015 1:15:29 AM by rachell

Every time I found a penny or quarter on the ground or behind a couch cushion I would put it in my mason jar titled "Anchorage, Alaska".


Introducing: HYC Philadelphia

Posted: Feb 1, 2015 10:53:53 PM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps Highlight of the Day!!!


Introducing: HYC Honolulu, Hawaii

Posted: Jan 29, 2015 8:37:51 PM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps Highlight of the Day!!! Hawaii!


Introducing: HYC Novosibirsk, Russia

Posted: Jan 26, 2015 3:10:17 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps Highlight of the Day!!! Novosibirsk, Russia.


HYC Malaysia - A Short Documentary

Posted: Jan 24, 2015 10:59:50 AM by rachell

A few months ago we published a photo essay by an HYC Malaysia 2014 participant, Elise Orlowski. This time, this talented college student has made a short documentary that chronicles her HYC...


Introducing: HYC La Paz, Bolivia

Posted: Jan 23, 2015 11:50:19 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps Highlight of the Day!!! Calling young men to Bolivia!


Introducing: HYC Austin, Texas

Posted: Jan 22, 2015 10:09:16 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps Highlight of the Day!!! Austin, Texas!


Introducing: HYC Dallas, Texas

Posted: Jan 21, 2015 12:15:42 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps highlight of the Day!!! Dallas, Texas!


Introducing: HYC Budapest, Hungary

Posted: Jan 20, 2015 9:36:22 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps Highlight of the Day!!!! Budapest, Hungary!


Introducing: HYC China

Posted: Jan 19, 2015 9:22:02 AM by rachell

HYC Highlight of the day! China! Come and teach English in China!


Introducing: HYC El Paso, Texas/Juarez, Mexico

Posted: Jan 16, 2015 11:21:13 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps highlight of the day!!! El Paso (Texas) / Juarez (Mexico)


Introducing: HYC Nairobi, Kenya

Posted: Jan 15, 2015 12:16:27 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps program highlight of the day!!! Nairobi, Kenya!!!


Introducing: HYC Jakarta, Indonesia

Posted: Jan 13, 2015 10:07:02 AM by rachell

HOPE Youth Corps highlight of the day!


Introducing: HYC Kingston, Jamaica

Posted: Jan 12, 2015 10:35:24 AM by rachell

Today's HOPE Youth Corps highlight is JAMAICA!!!