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About Us

YPACS is a volunteer group of the next generation of philanthropists assisting the American Cancer Society in saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer.

YPACS empowers and engages emerging leaders to network and build relationships while spreading awareness about early detection and prevention of cancer as well as the need to support cancer patients and their families through American Cancer Society programs like Hope Lodge, Road to Recovery, and the National Cancer Information Center. You can learn more on our mission page here!

What Do We Do?


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Members of YPACS are exposed to the American Cancer Society’s network of more than 2 million volunteers worldwide. They are also given the opportunity to learn from experts in the field as well as one another, and opportunities to engage in service. The group also plans and supports a signature event to help raise funds for the important work done by the American Cancer Society.

Leadership Council

This group of motivated and committed individuals is the driving force of YPACS Philadelphia. The Leadership Council makes decisions on the direction, goals, and impact of the group through events, fundraising, group structure, and more.

Interested in joining the Leadership Council?  Fill out this form.

Meet our Directors

Juliana Gover


Claire Smith

Events Co-Director

Tyler Marmo

Mission Director

Connor Falkowski
Sponsorship Director

Nicole Hajnik

Events Co-Director

Claire Zipkin

Membership Director

Blaise Swiess

Marketing Director

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