Stay Work Play — Give! An Initiative to spur young professional do-gooders

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Sign up to exhibit or attend one of 5 regional nonprofit fairs on April 21.

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MANCHESTER, NH– Doing good while doing good business is one of the keys to professional success in a community setting.

That’s why Stay Work Play invites young professionals to Stay Work Play Give on April 21 at one of five regional community non-profit fairs.

Stay Work Play is a local organization that supports ongoing economic, workforce, and community development initiatives by promoting New Hampshire as a favorable place for young workers and recent college graduates to live, announces the launch of Stay Work Play Give.

This new effort is a partnership between Stay Work Play and young professional organizations throughout New Hampshire to host local nonprofit fairs in Manchester, Windham, Laconia, Claremont and Concord on Tuesday, April 21. The campaign’s goal is to encourage Granite State young professionals to become civically engaged in their communities by volunteering with local nonprofits.

  • Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN) at Heights Community Center, 14 Canterbury Road in Concord from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Derry-Londonderry Young Professionals Network (DLYPN) will partner with HYPE, Salem’s young professionals network, at  Searles Chapel, 3 Chapel Road in Windham from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Fusion, a Lakes Region young professional networking group from 3 to 6 p.m. at Belknap Mill 25, Beacon St E, Laconia
  • Manchester Young Professionals Network (MYPN) at Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford St., Manchester from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Sullivan County Young Professionals will partner with the Upper Valley Young Professionals (UVYP) at The Common Man, 21 Water St. in Claremont from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

“New Hampshire has an incredible network of civic-minded young professionals who want to make a difference in their careers and communities,” said Kate Luczko, Stay Work Play’s executive director. “The new Stay Work Play Give initiative pulls all of the resources and information about local nonprofits together so we can easily share these opportunities to serve within the community.”

Similar to a job fair, the five events across the state will include exhibitions from local nonprofits where attendees can learn about volunteer opportunities, committee and board member openings, fundraising events and other chances to get involved with participating nonprofits. There is no cost to attend, but registration in advance is requested. Refreshments will be provided by The Common Man.

Stay Work Play encourages local nonprofits to exhibit at any of the five fairs. An application form can be found at stayworkplay.org/stayworkplaygive. Exhibiting is free except for the Fusion event in Laconia, which costs $20. For questions and more information about attending or exhibiting, please visit stayworkplay.org/stayworkplaygive.

Stay Work Play Give is supported by partnership with the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits and New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.


About Stay Work Play: 

Stay Work Play is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is “To work collaboratively across New Hampshire to support ongoing economic, workforce, and community development by promoting the state as a favorable place for young workers and recent college graduates to stay, work and play, when considering employment and lifestyle opportunities.” Additional information on the organization can be found on the website, www.stayworkplay.org or by contacting Executive Director, Kate Luczko, kate@stayworkplay.org, (603) 860-2245.


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