2016 Knockerball Tournament

SYL held its first-ever Knockerball Tournament in 2016, and in total, raised over $4,000 for local charities. Proceeds from the tournament supported charities in the area of education, furthering SYL’s mission to engage the next generation of leaders in making Hawai’i a better place. “The Society of Young Leaders’ annual Knockerball Tournament offers young professionals an unconventional and exciting way to give back,” said Andrea Lum, board president, Society of Young Leaders. Want to participate in the 2017 Knockerball Tournament? Contact Kristane Gaspar for more information.

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VOLUNTEERING AT BARNES AND NOBLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB 2016

On July 18th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, members of the Society of Young Leaders and Life 360 volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club at Barnes and Noble Ala Moana. At the event, Barnes and Nobles donated a portion of their day’s proceeds to the Spalding Boys and Girls Club. The students had a craft table, scavenger hunt, face painting, reading corner, and to end to end the day, a few dance performances choreographed by the very own students. Thank you so much to everyone who came out.

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KARAOKE FOR KEIKI

On Friday evening SYL members and their guests, raised approximately $950 for the Hawaii Opera Theater. We sang karaoke, enjoyed each other’s company and raised money for a great cause.  The cost for entry was $20 and all attendees were given free food and unlimited karaoke for the time of the event. Thank you very much to Hawaii KTV Voice and Loung for hosting the event and sponsoring the karaoke and food.

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TREASURE HUNT FOR A CAUSE – A GIVE FUNDRAISER

On a Friday night SYL members and their guests, organized a fundraiser to benefit, YO! House. Since 1989, Hale Kipa and the Waikiki Health Center have been providing services to runaway and homeless youth and young adults on Oahu through the Youth Outreach (YO) program. The program provides street outreach, drop-in services, case management, counseling, and health/medical services to street/street-identified youth on a referral and walk-in basis.

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Presentation at Family Promise

DID YOU KNOW

in 2015…

  • The estimated number of homeless in Oahu is 4,903 (4% increase from 2014)
  • The number of unsheltered homeless has increased 19% since 2014
  • 2,340 people (48%) are families with children
  • 1,319 (26% of Oahu’s homeless) are children under 18
  • The face of homelessness includes many hard working and driven individuals

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NETWORKING AT BURN’N LOVE

Burn’N Love was an incredible show and Leo Days, was a great entertainer with an amazing voice. Even if you aren’t a fan of Elvis’ music, you will still be treated to great entertainment. If you are an Elvis fan then you will absolutely love it! Our SYL members had a fun time, rocking out to all of these great songs.

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2015 RANDOM ACTS OF ALOHA

Aloha United Way’s Society of Young Leaders will be paid ‘visits’ to unsuspecting companies, businesses and charities across the island with ‘tasty’ treats from some of our favorite partners as part of our Random Acts of Aloha. Mahalo to Brio Ice Cream for sponsoring the promotion.

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VOLUNTEERING AT BARNES AND NOBLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

On July 18th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, members of the Society of Young Leaders volunteered with the Boys and Girls Club at Barnes and Noble Ala Moana. Thank you so much to everyone who volunteered that day. We had a great time being creative and making bookmarks and finger puppets, reading together, and doing yoga at Barnes and Noble. We look forward to the next event with Boys and Girls Club and Barnes and Noble.

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