You Matter Moment of the Week

“The ‘You Matter’ marathon has been a heart-warming experience for me as I have secretly and sometimes not so secretly delivered this powerful message. These two words have touched the lives of family members, personnel at my school, and people who are currently navigating difficult circumstances in their lives. Today over 50 teachers opened a training manual that contained a “You Matter” card. I saw the look on their faces. One person had tears in her eyes and others smiled. This group is preparing to facilitate conversations with our 9th graders on topics related to identity, dignity/empathy, stereotypes/biases, and community.

‘You Matter’ = ‘We All Matter.’ I can’t be me without you.”


What You Can Do

You can be like Linda and spread our message to anyone you can. All members of your community, no matter who they are, need to hear the message of You Matter! You can spread our message by handing out card and by having friends join you in our mission.

If you have a memorable You Matter Marathon story that you would like to share, we would love to read it. Please send an email to [email protected].

If you’ve been moved by the You Matter Marathon – help us continue to share the You Matter magic and donate today.

You matter.


Cheryl Rice, Founder

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