For their tenth anniversary, Boise Young Professionals collectively provided 1,401 hours of volunteer service in the Treasure Valley, exceeding the hours usually performed over a year in a single month.
The program BYP|10 UNITE: Flood the City with Service challenged members to log their volunteer time through individual and coordinated volunteer efforts. In all, more than 50 people logged volunteer hours with 35 nonprofit organizations. Nine people volunteered more than 40 hours over the month.
Shelley Bennett, community relations manager at the Idaho Wine Commission, volunteered the most, logging 92.5 hours for several organizations. She is a member of the Boise Young Professionals leadership team and is the chair of the events team. She also serves on the Boise Watershed Exhibit Board and the Leadership Boise Alumni Association Committee.