Inspiring You Matter Teacher Story and YM Heart Matters Reminder

Inspiring You Matter Teacher Story and YM Heart Matters Reminder

Mr. Tyrone Jones Mr. Jones – A Teacher’s You Matter Story Mr. Tyrone Jones is a Reconnections Teacher in Davenport, Iowa. He has been handing out cards to students and staff for quite a few years. Mr. Jones is from Pennsylvania where he originally learned about the...

You Matter Story and Join Us for Heart Matters

You Matter Story and Join Us for Heart Matters

Sketched by Jennifer from Iowa You Matter Story Today I was having a really hard morning and was in tears. I walked home in 37 degree weather and something told me check the mail. When I opened my mailbox I saw an envelope that said “Jennifer You Matter” And I want...

Join Us for Heart Matters – Sharing YM Stories We Love!

Join Us for Heart Matters – Sharing YM Stories We Love!

NEW!Don’t Miss Heart Matters – Stories We Love from the 2021 You Matter Marathon People love hearing You Matter stories almost as much as they love sharing You Matter cards! Join YMM participants from around the globe as we share inspiring You Matter stories from the...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentI just want to tell you…..these cards are amazing! First, I can’t believe you really followed through and sent them to me. Second, you must have spent a small fortune! You’re amazing and You Matter! I’ve given out many. Some face to face but lots...

The Magic Continues

The Magic Continues

This store employee giggled when she read the card! Dear Friends, The Magic Continues! Currently, our community consists of over 9,050 individuals and 359 ambassador organizations. We shared over 309,500 You Matter Cards across the globe during November. We ask you to...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Ruby from Pennington, NJ “All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.”–James Russell Lowell You Matter MomentWe’re delighted to share this gorgeous You Matter essay written by Ruby and submitted by her grandmother, Jan. “A single...

You Matter Marathon Totals & Gratitude

You Matter Marathon Totals & Gratitude

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,nothing's going to get better, it's not."–Dr. Seuss What a Marathon! Believe it or not, we tripled the number of people who signed up for the 2021 You Matter Marathon! Even during this continued time of social...

Help us Keep You Matter Cards Free!

Help us Keep You Matter Cards Free!

“Sharing You Matter cards has helped me see people differently. I see myself differently.”–Rachel We need your help! Good news: Thanks to each of you, and a little help from the Freebie Guy, we have TRIPLED the number of people who have signed up to share You Matter...

You Matter Marathon is all year long!

You Matter Marathon is all year long!

"To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world."–Brandi Snyder For more reasons that we can count, none of us here at YMM are ready to end the You Matter Marathon in November. From what we’ve heard, neither are you. Now, we’ll...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentOMG what a difference these cards make! With all that is happening in the world it is such a joy to be spreading Joy. I so appreciate the digital You Matter cards. I sent one to all the employees of American Indian Dental. Then I sent one to the owner...

You Matter Marathon is all year long!

You Matter Marathon is all year long!

NEW!Don’t Miss our Fireside Story Time Chat (the first of two) People love hearing You Matter stories almost as much as they love sharing You Matter cards! Join YMM participants from around the globe as we share inspiring You Matter stories from this year’s You Matter...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter Moment   The You Matter card was the perfect addition to this sweet holiday basket my mom put together and brought to my grandparents last week. Just wanted to say thank you for helping me tell them They Matter! –Sarah, Evansville, WIWe know that...

You Matter Marathon Week 5 Update

You Matter Marathon Week 5 Update

“Everyone I gave a card to smiled and said Thank You for caring!! I still have some and they are going into my family's Christmas stockings and others at my church.”–YuMMie Dear YuMMies (my term of endearment for You Matter Marathon participants): Welcome to week 5 of...

You Matter Marathon Week 4 Update

You Matter Marathon Week 4 Update

“I made some thankfulness note cards to send to friends and family, and each one includes a You Matter card with a wee seasonal embellishment.”–Rebecca Dear YuMMies (my term of endearment for You Matter Marathon participants): Welcome to week 4 of the Marathon! We’re...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter Moment  We included a You Matter card within a group collage submitted by the Hummingbird Memory Cafe for the Reimagining Dementia Coalition's call for art to be included in an upcoming song/video. The video will share messages of finding joy in our...

You Matter Marathon Week 3 Update

“I always give a You Matter card to the DoorDash/Instacart folks. They are so touched and emotional…Truly a beautiful moment of connection.”–Harriet Dear YuMMies (my term of endearment for You Matter Marathon participants): Welcome to week 3 of the Marathon! We’re...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Ronnet from Columbus, Georgia You Matter Moment    Our Sunday School students made Veterans Day cards for military families in our community. Along with expressing gratitude for their service to our country, the children included YOU MATTER cards in every...

You Matter Marathon Week 2 Update

You Matter Marathon Week 2 Update

Photo taken by Cilla “I got hooked, in the 2016 YOU MATTER MARATHON and have been doing it ever since. Join us this year.”–Kathy Dear YuMMies (my term of endearment for You Matter Marathon participants): Welcome to week 2 of the Marathon! Currently, our community...

You Matter Marathon Week 1 Update

You Matter Marathon Week 1 Update

“We’ve been giving You Matter cards to everyone who delivers to us since the pandemic began."–Cindy from PA Dear YuMMies (my term of endearment for You Matter Marathon participants): And we’re off! Welcome to week 1 of the Marathon! Hope you’ve already started to...

The Wait is Over: You Matter Marathon Starts Today!

Dear YuMMies, The wait is over! It’s finally You Matter Marathon month. We’re so excited that each of you are on this journey to create meaningful connections with others throughout the world. (91 countries to be exact!) Click below for a few words of inspiration and...

3 Days Away!

3 Days Away!

Dear YuMMies (my term of endearment for You Matter Marathon participants): We’re just 3 days away from the start of the 2021 You Matter Marathon! Such a simple way to spread kindness. “Sharing cards makes people smile” – A 2020 YMM Participant Currently, our community...

Less than One Week Until YMM Kick-Off!

Hi YuMMies! We’re less than one week away from November, and the YMM already has 2,949 individual participants and 216 Ambassador organizations for a total of 3,165  You Matter card givers! A Perfect Example of You Matter Magic! Help us continue to spread YOU MATTER...

You Matter Marathon Godmother

You Matter Marathon Godmother

  "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy,they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."―Marcel Proust Interview with the Inspiring “Godmother” of the You Matter Marathon  The idea for the You Matter Marathon began when a colleague gave me...

Helping Each Other Prepare for a Successful You Matter Marathon!

Helping Each Other Prepare for a Successful You Matter Marathon!

Hi YuMMies! We’re less than two weeks away from November, and the YMM already has 1,865 individual participants and 180 Ambassador organizations! Two ways to Help us continue to spread YOU MATTER magic this year. Sign up today for the 2021 You Matter Marathon and get...

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