YPC Philadelphia

Special Olympics Philadelphia’s 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 Philadelphia Young Professionals Committee is to raise awareness, recruit volunteers, and plan and implement various social and fundraising events to support the Special Olympics Philadelphia movement, as well as build the next generation of leaders. 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:

Summer Happy Hour

Join our Young Professionals for a night of networking on Tuesday, August 8th! After a long day’s work, come to the Plough & the Stars for a Happy Hour starting at 6:00 pm. More information and tickets can be purchased here.


Phillies Game Social

Join us for an afternoon watching a Phillies Game on Sunday, August 27th! Start the day with our BYO tailgate, starting at 11:30 am which includes hoagies, a pretzel tray, and soft drinks. Afterward, cheer alongside us as we root for the Phillies as they take on the Cubs. Tickets are $25 and include the game and tailgate. If you can’t make it – Sponsor an Athlete and your ticket will go to an athlete! All are welcome to attend! Get your ticket here.



Executive Committee Chair: Open

Special Olympics Staff Representative: Kristin Craven