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Young Professionals

About the Atlanta Young Professionals (#AtlYP)

Atlanta Young ProfessionalsThe Atlanta Young Professionals are a diverse group of young leaders under 40 who are dedicated to supporting the mission of Make-A-Wish® Georgia. Becoming a Young Professionals member is fun, rewarding, and puts you in a position to give back directly instead of watching from the sidelines.  

Members help promote Make-A-Wish Georgia by participating in and hosting events geared toward young professionals in order to increase awareness, encourage volunteerism and raise funds for local wishes.

How and Why to Get Involved

  • Socialize and network at Young Professional events
  • Donate funds, airline miles or other in-kind items to support wish granting
  • Participate as a member in our annual chapter events (eg. Walk For Wishes)
  • Have the opportunity to volunteer with like-minded young professionals
  • Connect and engage with Make-A-Wish Georgia on social media
  • The Atlanta Young Professionals leadership group with Make-A-Wish® CEO Tim Earley.

  • The first ATLYP Wish Wednesday took place on June 29, 2016.

  • The event was held at the F&B Restaurant in Buckhead.

  • Close to 100 people attended the Wish Wednesday event.

  • Wish kid Thiago spoke about his life-changing wish experience.

  • All proceeds went to benefit local wish children in Georgia.

  • The event allowed local young professionals to eat, drink, network and support wishes.

  • Several Make-A-Wish Georgia staff members, including CEO Tim Earley, were in attendance.

  • The Atlanta Young Professionals is just the latest fundraising initiative from Make-A-Wish Georgia.

  • Such an incredible turnout for an incredible event.

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1775 The Exchange SE
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