Young Professionals Board

Young Professionals Board (YPB) members are entrepreneurial, ambitious individuals dedicated to advancing the efforts of Special Olympics Minnesota through volunteering, fundraising, networking, and community engagement opportunities. The YPB will generate new and creative fundraising events, with each fundraising event supported by a chairperson and a planning committee to execute the event and reach out to new partners. YPB members are welcome to volunteer at Special Olympics Minnesota sports competitions held throughout the year.


  • Attend Board meetings every 2 months
  • Participate in and plan new and existing fundraising events
  • Donate $40 annually
  • Contact local businesses for prizes to be used in fundraising raffles or auctions
  • Serve on a committee
    • Executive
    • Membership and Orientation
    • Marketing/Communications

Meeting dates

All meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are held in the SOMN office in Minneapolis unless otherwise specified.

May 21
July 16
September 17
November 19