Young Professionals

Young Professionals at the 2016 YPC Gala

The Young Professionals Committee (YPC) supports Breaking Ground by volunteering their time and effort, as well as making monetary contributions in the organization’s name. The committee’s mission is to:

  1. Raise awareness for Breaking Ground’s innovative and industry leading affordable housing solutions through educational programming.
  2. Fundraise to support street outreach, supportive housing programs, and any other Breaking Ground programs.
  3. Build a network of like-minded individuals who believe that “everyone deserves a home” and are passionate about creating a more livable city.

Member Benefits

Improve NYC: Volunteer at tenant buildings and organizational events.

Network: Meet, socialize, and work with motivated peers.

Educate: Learn and teach others about supportive housing and homelessness in NYC. Members have a firsthand opportunity to meet Breaking Ground tenants.

Give back: Raise funds to provide a variety of homelessness solutions to those in need and to prevent new instances of homelessness.

Upcoming Events

Breaking Ground YPC Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. Kick off your holiday season by joining us at our #GivingTuesday Happy Hour! Mix and mingle with YPC while enjoying drinks and tasty bites.

Proceeds from the night will benefit Breaking Ground’s Street to Home Program to help homeless New Yorkers secure housing.

Tuesday, November 28th
6:30pm – 9:30pm
Hill & Dale
115 Allen Street (near Delancey Street)
New York, NY 10002

See our event page on Facebook!

For more information, or to RSVP, email Vanessa Miller, Director, Special Events & Community Engagement

Past Events

Learn more about the first Building Blocks speakers series event we held on October 20, 2017.

YPC Logo Animate