Choose Matter! Just $913 to go…

Dear YuMMies, Our spring appeal is nearly over. This is your last chance to help us keep cards free this year! With your help, we’ve raised over $4,087 toward our goal of $5,000.Help us Matter MORE in 2022 by making a gift to the You Matter Marathon before 5:00 p.m....

A Matter of the Heart

A Matter of the Heart

Dear YuMMies, Let’s get to the heart of the matter. “You Matter” is a matter of the heart. When your heart is full of kindness, you give it to others and you don’t have less for yourself, you have more. It’s the same when you make a gift to the You Matter Marathon....

You Matter Special Moment

You Matter Special Moment

I've been a year-round You Matter Marathon participant for about 5 years.My wife and I enjoyed a meal at our local Mexican food restaurant where the waitstaff works as a team. I gave a card to our waitress and told her to give one to her support person. We saw her...

You Matter Special Moment

You Matter Special Moment

Dear YuMMies, Each year, the You Matter Marathon generates countless special moments of connection and appreciation all over the world. I wanted to share an inspiring story from a past marathon with you today. Emily experienced a special You Matter moment with a young...

Check Out our First Ever You Matter Marathon Newsletter!

You Matter. Giving and receiving a YOU MATTER card can be life changing.Enjoy these inspiring stories and meaningful resources.Featured You Matter Moment "As a faculty member at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, I was teaching our Early Childhood Education...

You Matter Special Moment

You Matter Special Moment

Dear YuMMies, Each year, the You Matter Marathon generates countless special moments of connection and appreciation all over the world. I wanted to share two stories from past marathons with you today. Janine shares her You Matter cards year-round and experienced this...

Are You Ready To Be a Difference Maker?

Are You Ready To Be a Difference Maker?

Dear YuMMies, It's only March and our 2022 YMM community is growing faster than ever before. The 2022 YMM has over 10,000 total participants with 75 Ambassador organizations from all 50 states. When we see the numbers as impressive as they are – it’s easy to think of...

Don’t Miss this Inspirational You Matter Moment

Don’t Miss this Inspirational You Matter Moment

A must watch inspirational You Matter video from Joe H., 15, who shared YOU MATTER cards at his high school after two tragic suicides in three weeks.You Matter MomentJoe’s mom first shared his story saying, “I can't help but think if the students only knew how much...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter Moment“Dear all the wonderful people in the You Matter community, I’m sure I won’t be the only person to have done this, but it was lovely when, whilst packing up boxes of painkiller and toothpaste for sending to the people of Ukraine, I was able to pop a...

Can the You Matter Marathon Change Your Life?

Can the You Matter Marathon Change Your Life?

Dear YuMMies, YuMMies from around the world often share with us why they love joining the You Matter Marathon. Some of the top reasons include: spreading kindness, expressing gratitude, and sharing the words YOU MATTER with others. What surprises some of our...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Snowmobiling Trail in Marquette, MI–Sarah Tachon You Matter MomentA reminder that the power of two words and one little card should never be underestimated. You Matter. “The majority of us lead quiet, unheralded lives as we pass through this world. There will be no...

We’re Looking for Feedback

Dear YuMMies, We’d love to learn your opinions about our current communications so that we can make sure we’re hitting the mark. We're looking for feedback on what content would delight you, how often, and on which platforms you engage with the You Matter Marathon....

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentI have been on dialysis since 2008. There have been a lot of ups, downs, and very close calls. It can take your joy away if you are not careful. So, I shared YOU MATTER cards with the dialysis social worker with the instructions to please give them to...

You Matter Marathon Survey Results & More Stories

You Matter Marathon Survey Results & More Stories

Dear YuMMies, A few weeks ago we shared highlights from of our 2021 Post YMM Survey including some inspiring comments. As promised, this week we’re sharing a few more of your comments and reminding you how you can get more You Matter cards. Enjoy! Stories &...

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...

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