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Join Us for HI USA's Impact of Travel Virtual Fundraiser

HI USA invites you to an uplifting hour celebrating travel, exploration, and our community of global citizens! HI USA is committed to expanding access to travel through scholarships, cultural exchange programming, and community service. Now more than ever, we need your support to expand our reach!

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What's in Store for This Event

Meet Our 2023 Explore America Scholarship Recipients

Our Explore America program helps young Americans with demonstrated financial need kickstart their travel dreams right here in the U.S. Award recipients receive cash stipends and free overnights at hostels across the country. Join us to hear from Explore America participants themselves about how the program fostered their growth, self confidence, and intercultural understanding.

Hear from HI USA CEO Russ Hedge

HI USA is a nonprofit educational organization that has been transforming lives for over 80 years. Russ will talk about the ways HI USA provides meaningful opportunities to develop world citizenship through immersive experiences connecting travelers from around the world.

Share Your Experiences

If you’ve ever stayed in a hostel, chances are the memories you made will stay forever. And if you have never experienced this style of travel, we can’t wait to give you the inside scoop! Come meet fellow curious travelers, share your experiences, and leave inspired!

Join Us on October 12, 2023

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HI USA thanks our sponsors for their support:

Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsors

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Hostelworld logo

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