Get HYPE Philly! is a high-energy collective impact initiative focused on promoting health and positive youth development in Philadelphia. 


Get HYPE Philly! brings together myriad partners to empower the city’s youth to become leaders for healthy change in their schools and communities through physical fitness, nutrition education, entrepreneurship, civic involvement and more. Get HYPE Philly! is creating a lasting impact, helping to ensure that Philadelphia’s young people play a key role in building healthier communities and becoming a healthier generation.


Get HYPE Philly! is made possible with funding from GSK, with support from The Philadelphia Foundation. 


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MEET GET HYPE PHILLY!'s Founding Partners

The Food Trust

Philadelphia Youth Network

The Enterprise Center CDC

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Village of Arts and Humanities

Greener Partners

Common Market

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA

Equal Measure




The Get HYPE Philly! Advisory Board is composed of corporate, government and nonprofit leaders committed to promoting youth leadership and healthy communities. It helps guide the work of the Collective with members' varied expertise, especially in the areas of sustainability, marketing and outreach as well as policy and advocacy. 


Abby Cabrera, Thomas Jefferson University

Alison Hastings, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Amanda Wagner, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Andrea Swan, Temple University

Ashley Feuer-Edwards, AFE Strategies

Becki Lynch, GSK

Bettyann Creighton, School District of Philadelphia

Bridget Palombo, Asociación de Puertorriqueños en Marcha

Carly Spross, The Fresh Grocer

Darrin Anderson, NJ Partnership for Healthy Kids

Domenic Vitiello, University of Pennsylvania

Ebony Staton Weidman, Office of Senator Bob Casey

Erica Atwood, First Degree Consulting

Hassan Moore, Temple University

Ileana Garcia, Frankford Community Development Corporation

Kim Turner, Office of Congressman Dwight Evans

Mica Root, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Mike Goings, Philadelphia 76ers

Mitchell Little, City of Philadelphia

Morris Hobson, Comcast

Phil Fitzgerald, The Philadelphia Foundation

Rachel Brooks, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Ricardo Calderon, City of Philadelphia

Richard Greenwald, Soulsville Foundation

Rickie Brawer, Thomas Jefferson University

Saxon Nelson, City of Philadelphia

Tracey Giang, Comcast

Vikki Lassiter, Independent Consultant



Get HYPE Philly! is made possible with funding from GSK, with support from The Philadelphia Foundation.