Young Professionals Council


Special Olympics Kansas’ Young Professionals Council (YPC) is comprised of enthusiastic individuals, under the age of 35, dedicated to making friends and raising funds.supporter

The YPC is tasked with raising the visibility of the organization and building new programs through fundraising, technical assistance and professional expertise. New members are sought from the professional community throughout the Greater Kansas City area.

The YPC also serves as a platform for grooming members for future leadership roles on the Special Olympics Kansas Board of Directors.

The YPC will particapte in or conduct an event each quarter.

  • 1st Quarter – Polar Plunges Jan-Mar
  • 2nd Quarter – Open
  • 3rd Quarter – July/August Event
  • 4th Quarter – Volunteer at Fall Classic Nov

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A thumbs up to the Young Professionals who volunteered with bowling at Fall Sports Classic. Click here to see the photos on Flickr or click here to see them on Facebook.


Special Olympics Kansas Young Professionals Council’s purpose is to raise awareness, recruit volunteers, and plan and implement various social and fundraising events to build the next generation of leaders for the Special Olympics Kansas Movement. YPC members will use their professional experience, community affiliations and business connections to engage others to help out with various Special Olympics events in the Kansas City Region.

  • Reach out to young professionals and raise awareness of Special Olympics
  • Volunteer at SOKS Events
  • Commitment and enthusiasm will become contagious among members

Questions or Comments?

Cory Powell

Cory Powell

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