Young Professionals Board

Uplift Center for Grieving Children’s dynamic and dedicated Young Professionals Board (YPB) supports and strengthens our mission by engaging the next generation of community minded advocates, expanding awareness, and establishing a strong pipeline for future growth.

Current Board

Director of Project Services
Marlton, NJ

Array Architects
Architectural Associate
Conshohocken, PA

Senior Managing Consultant
Philadelphia, PA

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Philadelphia, PA

Women Against Abuse
Donor Engagement Coordinator
Philadelphia, PA

Campbell Soup Company
Senior Manager, Pricing Strategy
Camden, NJ

NephCure Kidney International
National Events Manager
King of Prussia, PA

Ways to Engage

Become a Board Member

An ideal candidate embodies the following characteristics: 

  • Passion for Uplift’s work and mission
  • Passion for Volunteerism, Marketing, and Fundraising
  • Desire to Contribute over the Long Term
  • Strong Personal and Professional Network

In return, Uplift makes the following commitments to the YPB: 

  • To provide members the opportunity for meaningful and rewarding service to our mission and community.   
  • To provide members significant professional development and social networking opportunities. 
  • To provide members with the information and language they need to be effective members and ambassadors. 
  • To be diligent in making the best possible use of the assets members make available to us, whether those are time, wisdom, experience, relationships, or money. 
  • Make every effort to keep meetings brief, relevant, interesting, and impactful. 
  • Respond to the best of our ability to member questions, concerns, feedback, and/or criticism. 
  • Do our utmost to be an organization of which all of us can be proud. 
  • To have fun!

Annual activities include:

  • Family Art Night, where YPB members interact with children and families utilizing Uplift’s services
  • Birds and Brews
  • Annual Golf Outing
  • Fall Fest Gala
  • And more!

To learn more about Uplift’s Young Professional’s Board, please contact Heather S. Giampapa, Director of Development and Communications at or 267-437-3123, ext. 11.

UPLIFTers Membership

    • Membership Card
    • Quarterly Happy Hours
    • Online recognition
    • Annual appreciation event

Attend a YPB Event

Please join us for the Young Professionals Board’s annual Birds and Brews event!

Date/Time: Sunday, October 27, 2019 | 1pm-4pm

Location: Paddy Whacks Irish Sports Pub
150 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

$30 Ticket includes:

  • Unlimited food during the game
  • Unlimited domestic draft beer and house wine
  • Fun games and prizes