Looking to expand your social circle? Give these local organizations a look.

It's hard to make friends as an adult while juggling other obligations like working full-time, going back to school, or corralling children. Whether you're new in town or just looking to make more friends in the area, these local organizations will give you a reason to get out of the house and make new friends and professional connections.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Tomorrow's Leaders - Rocky Mountain Chapter

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Image courtesy CFF.org

For those that don't know, cystic fibrosis is a rare genetic disease affecting around 30,000 people in the United States. Currently, there is no cure, but drugs and therapies have come a long way in order for those born with this disease to have a better quality of life, as well as an extended life span. By joining Tomorrow's Leaders, you'll be among individuals who wish to grow personally and professionally while also engaging in philanthropic events to benefit the CF Foundation's mission. If you are between the ages of 21 and 40 and would like to grow your network of professional and personal connections while supporting an excellent cause, this is one organization you ought to be involved in.

For those who wish to learn more, there will be a mixer on Friday, March 15, 2019, from 4-6pm at Leven Deli Co. Click here to RSVP.

Play Mile High

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Image courtesy Play Mile High's Facebook page

It doesn't matter how long it has been since you last picked up a ball, all those who are 21 and up are welcome to join in the sports leagues offered from Play Mile High. Here you'll get outside and enjoy fresh air and fun with other young professionals with sports like dodgeball, kickball, soccer, softball, and more. Beats staying in after work and watching Netflix, right?

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN)

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Image courtesy Young Nonprofit Professionals Network's Facebook page

If you're passionate about being involved in nonprofits and cultivating your professional skills, Denver's chapter of YNPN is one you don't want to miss out on. For those who want to change the world, get started by meeting with other like-minded individuals who care about making positive changes in their communities and who work hard to improve the lives of those around them.

Mile High Young Professionals

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Image courtesy Mile High Young Professionals' Facebook page

MHYP is chock full of events, luncheons, and volunteer opportunities that put you in connection with many young professionals in the Denver metro area. Those aged 21-40 who are looking to expand their social and professional network would be missing out if they didn't consider swinging by one of their monthly socials and having a post-work drink and small bites while mingling with new faces. Pro tip: don't be shy, just smile and introduce yourself! 

Click here to view Mile High Young Professionals' upcoming events.

Are you involved in any of these great organizations? Let us know in the comments!

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