DuPagePads Young Professionals Network (YPN)
DuPagePads Young Professionals play a key role in supporting our mission, with a strong presence at all DuPagePads events. Members are generous with their time, money, and skills, assisting DuPagePads in fundraising, advocacy, and volunteering.
Introduce emerging leaders to the mission of DuPagePads, to end homelessness in DuPage County, through volunteering, leadership, fundraising, and engagement.
Annual Benefits to Members
- Opportunity to build upon the impact DuPagePads has on the DuPage community
- Explore leadership opportunities
- Gain volunteer experience and professional team building
- Network with other young professionals throughout the DuPage community
- Participate in and develop Fundraising Events
- Engage in making a difference, having fun, and creating a positive social impact in the community
While not required, we ask those who join the group to also donate $50 to help buy food and materials for Interim Housing volunteer outings. Members who donate $50 or more annually help provide meals for our clients and receive additional discounts and benefits at DuPagePads events. To contribute to the Young Professional group, click here, for the question What Inspired You to Donate, please select DuPagePads Young Professional Network.
Prepare and serve dinner for DuPagePads Interim (overnight) Housing program; support DuPagePads programs by attending or volunteering at DuPagePads special events
YPN hosts semi-annual social/networking events, raising funds for DuPagePads.
YPN IHC Dinner Service Volunteering will be the 2nd Wednesday of odd months.
To sign-up for any volunteer shifts listed below, please click here
DuPagePads Wake Up Your Spirit Day – Wednesday, November 8th, 8:00am-9:30am – Abbington Banquets, Glen Ellyn
Please join us for networking, a warm breakfast, inspirational messages, and DuPagePads updates from CEO April Redzic during the 21st Annual Wake Up Your Spirit Day. Additional information and a link to registration is available here.
Dinner Service at Interim Housing Center (IHC) – Wednesday, November 8th, 5:00pm-7:30pm – IHC, Downers Grove
4-6 volunteers are needed to serve dinners to clients. Sign-up here
Please complete the form below if you are interested in becoming a member of the Young Professional Network.
- Jonathan Hicks – Chair
- Carrie Flick – Staff Liaison