Young Professionals Board

The Young Professionals Board (YPB) supports Upward Bound House through fundraising, awareness and professional assistance, thereby furthering the agency's mission of eliminating homelessness among families with children. 


Latest News

The Young Professionals participated in the Adopt-an-Apartment program, transforming a basic unit into a beautiful home for an incoming homeless family. Photos can be seen on their Facebook page:

In addition, the Young Professionals are gearing up for the 2014 Home Run for Kids 5k/10k race!

General Information

We are a diversified group with varying professions in the LA area, who support Upward Bound House with community events throughout the year.  In addition to fundraising, we enjoy and value networking, socializing and exposure to the numerous charitable opportunities that YPB offers.

Please check out our Facebook page at To get involved, email to get in touch with Co-Presidents Morgan Nelson and Emily Vogl.
The Young Professionals Board meets the last Tuesday of every month.

Summer Bash

For the past 5 years, the YPB has hosted the Summer Bash as an annual signature fundraiser. which raises over $20,000 for Upward Bound House.  Take a look at the video of the 2012 Summer Bash: