2024 Spirit of Volunteerism Honoree – Tobin Honda

Published: April 3, 2024

Honoree’s Name: Tobin Honda

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Tobin Honda is a generous volunteer and an invaluable advocate for Team Kids. Thanks to his stewardship, Team Kids is aligned with unprecedented partnership and publicity opportunities, which continues to help bring its mission of empowering kids to change the world to life.

Tobin is an exceptionally determined contributor to the organization’s capacity building. His volunteer effort supports the organization’s connection and engagement with the broader community, mobilizing stakeholders to take action that directly impacts youth and strengthens communities across the U.S.

Tobin’s involvement and volunteerism in the organization’s largest fundraiser, the 4th Annual Team Kids Golf Classic, has been instrumental in elevating participation to new heights, attracting contributors, sponsors, and supporters alike to make it the most sought-after charity golf tournament. With the help of his network outreach and influence, the event flourished, raising over $420,000 in 2023, the most significant fund in our organization’s twenty-two-year history.

In addition to his remarkable contributions to our organization, Tobin, Senior Media Advisor at MediaMax Network in charge of iconic brand publications, including Bon Appétit, GQ, Vanity Fair, and WIRED magazines, is known for his mentorship. As an industry advisor, he is always eager to lend a helping hand and align his expertise with a commitment to community, philanthropy, and innovation that sets the bar high. Tobin’s genuine good nature, compassion for family, and empathy leave an indelible mark on all those fortunate to cross his path. With a steadfast commitment to making a difference, he inspires us all to strive for excellence and embody the spirit of service.

Tobin is an Advisor on the Team Kids Fund Development and Marketing Committee. We are immensely grateful for his invaluable contributions to our youth empowerment programs designed to build empathy and self-efficacy in elementary-aged students, strengthening children’s connections to their peers, school, community, and caring community mentors. In summary, Tobin Honda is a cherished member of our team, and we are immensely grateful to have his unwavering support and invaluable contributions to Team Kids. It is an honor to have him by our side as we work together to positively impact children’s lives.