YPC Philadelphia

The Young Professionals Committee (YPC) is comprised of enthusiastic individuals, under the age of 36, dedicated to raising community awareness and fundraising efforts while driving the organization’s mission.

The mission of Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia’s Young Professionals Committee is to raise awareness, recruit volunteers, and plan and implement various social and fundraising events to support the Special Olympics movement. In addition, YPC is building the next generation of leaders in Philadelphia. YPC members will use their professional experience, community affiliations, and business connections to engage others with various Special Olympics events in Philadelphia. We are always recruiting new members. Bring your ideas and help us build a bigger, better community!



• To attend a minimum of 75% of YPC meetings (meets once a month)

• To attend and support Special Olympics Philadelphia’s sporting/fundraising events

• To raise and/or contribute a minimum of $100 per year (if you come to 2 fundraising events, you will meet this requirement)

• As a group, to help plan and host (1) Special Olympics Philadelphia signature fundraising event per quarter


Upcoming Events:

  • Basketball Practice (April 24)
  • Cheering at Philly Spring Games (April 27)
  • YPC Phillies Social (May 19)



Committee Chair: Beth Hunsinger

Special Olympics Staff Representative: Kristin Craven




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