Why I #nplove YNPN

Why I #nplove YNPN

YNPN National Board member Jessie Singer counts the many ways she loves YNPN.

Roses are red, violets are blue, I love YNPN and you should too!

In all honesty, YNPN is the place where I feel like I truly belong and that I'm amongst the most inspiring young nonprofit professionals that are moving mountains across the country.

Every time I am lacking motivation, need a boost of adrenaline or have lost my passion for my work, I can immediately find a YNPN friend and remember why I dedicate my life to the nonprofit sector.

YNPN is truly a place for me, to be who I really am: an extremely motivated, passionate, career-focused, young, nonprofit professional, who wants to make a REAL difference in the world… not just in my nonprofit, not just in my community, but in the WORLD! (Yes, I dream BIG!)

YNPN is comprised of individuals across the United States (and I hear the latest is that we’ve started to take over, I mean join forces, with our Canadian friends) who live, work and breathe mission-based work. Not all of us spend our day jobs working in the nonprofit sector, but at the end of the day we all share a passion for helping others.

This network is the place where we can take time to professionally develop our own skills to be better individuals. Through social events we network with one another and through educational seminars we hone in on our skills to ensure that our network is a force to be reckoned with.

If you aren’t feeling the #nplove lately, find me via Facebook, Twitter (@NonprofitJessie), LinkedIn, Google Chat, text, phone, etc. etc. and I’ll share some YNPN love with you!


2Jessie Singer is the Executive Director for the American Lung Association in California – San Diego. Jessie is originally from the suburbs of Chicago where she left for the hot, hot, hot weather in Tucson, AZ to become a University of Arizona Wildcat before moving to Phoenix to start her professional career.

After 10 years in the heat, Jessie moved to San Diego in 2012 to work on improving the air quality and lung health in Southern California. Jessie is an active member of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (ynpn.org) serving on the YNPN National and San Diego Boards. Thanks to the #nplove and support of YNPN, Jessie is a nonprofiteer for life & is proud to be associated with her colleagues across the country.

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