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Young Professionals Activation Committee (YPAC)

Special Olympics Michigan’s Young Professionals Activation Committee (YPAC) is a group of professionals aged 22-40, committed to raising funds and awareness to help end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities through events, volunteering, and professional development. Note: currently this committee is only located in Grand Rapids/West Michigan.


What is the Young Professionals Activation Committee all about?

  • Volunteerism - We volunteer at several events throughout the year, ranging from Summer Games to Unified League Play.
  • Fundraising - We raise money for Special Olympics Athletes through Polar Plunge participation and our own signature events
  • Professional Development - YPAC membership benefits include networking events, leadership opportunities, educational guest speakers and targeted trainings.

How do I join the Young Professionals Activation Committee?

Click here to complete the YPAC application.

Questions? Contact Kayla Kuczynski at