Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentPeople know me as the You Matter lady in my community. I give a You Matter card every time I tip in restaurants and also put them in laundromats. Right now I’m visiting New Zealand and am in a mandatory 14-day Managed Isolation. Even in isolation I’m...

Why Gratitude Lists Don’t Work

Why Gratitude Lists Don’t Work

It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world.–Mary OliverLike many wonderful people in our YMM community, you may share You Matter cards to express gratitude to others. By now many of us have heard of the benefits of gratitude.  As...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentI find myself giving "You Matter" cards anytime the spirit moves me, which seems to be often these days! Recently, I was going through the drive-through at a Wendy's, and handed the young man taking my money a You Matter card along with the cash. When...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentI work at an inpatient Drug and Alcohol facility. Many times, our clients come to us discouraged and hopeless. As they spend time here, they become clearer with what they want to do with their lives. One thing they enjoy doing is giving back to the...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentI’ve handed these cards out to homeless people on the street. I usually place the card in front of the dollar bill I give them. A few of these homeless people have looked at the card, read it, then held it up high with a smile. Some have even said...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentThe You Matter Marathon came into my life with perfect timing. It was five years ago and my 70th birthday was fast approaching. I was seeking a way to help others and make a difference. My friend and creative writing professor told our class at Barnes...

We met our match!

We met our match!

Because of you...We are amazed. Our generous YuMMies have contributed $3,380 this month. Our “You Matter Match-a-thon” is complete, and we could not have asked for a better outcome. Your generosity shows you know how valuable the You Matter message is, and for that we...

Match point!

Match point!

Only $430 to goDear YuMMies, We are so close! Thanks to our amazing and generous YuMMies, we are only $430 away from completing the $3,000 matching challenge offered by School Improvement Partnership for this year’s “You Matter Match-a-thon.” Would you be one of the...

What it Means to Matter

What it Means to Matter

Some thoughts on Mattering from YuMMie Howard RiceWhat does it mean when we say to someone You Matter? This:You mean as much to this earth as the billions and billions of people who live lived here for billions and billions of years and it means that everything about...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

Matchmaker, Matchmaker

Please be our matchDear YuMMies, We are amazed. More than 15 YuMMies have already become our perfect match by making a gift to the You Matter Marathon that was doubled! We’re doing the happy dance! To date, we’ve received $795 toward our goal of $3,000 in gifts – the...

You are a perfect match

You are a perfect match

It really matters - now more than everDear YuMMies, Now, more than ever, we need connection and positivity in our lives. If 2020 showed us anything, it was the value of the “You Matter” message. The world needs more YuMMies like you to reach out and spread kindness....

Uplifting YMM Send-a-Friend Update

Uplifting YMM Send-a-Friend Update

"Love well. Be of service and step into the mystery with all your heart and soul."–Yael LevyDear YuMMies, Thanks to many of you our first Send-a-Friend program is shaping up to be a roaring success. We asked you to nominate 100 worthy community groups to receive 100...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentAfter my doctor appointment I noticed a woman sitting on a bench near the elevator. Even through her mask, I thought she seemed sad.I reached in my bag to look for a You Matter card.Yikes! I couldn’t seem to find one.I was hastily rummaging through...

How Amazon Launched the First Digital You Matter Marathon!

How Amazon Launched the First Digital You Matter Marathon!

We’re excited to share this interview describing how Amazon – one of our 2020 Ambassador Organizations – ran the first ever digital You Matter Marathon! My discussion was with David Murray, Principal Solution Architect, based in Dublin, Ireland, and Erin Quinn,...

Now, Free You Matter Cards All Year Long!

Now, Free You Matter Cards All Year Long!

Dear YuMMies, When people are hungry you can't say "Wait six months and we'll give you something to eat." When people are yearning for something to raise their spirits, give it to them when they need it, not four months later. When people are looking for a little...

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 virtual You Matter cards. I sent one to all the employees of American Indian Dental. Then I sent one to the owner...

You Matter Marathon Week 8 Update!

You Matter Marathon Week 8 Update!

These are pharmacists from New Zealand who added YM cards toprescription packages for patients and caregivers.Dear YuMMies: The Magic Continues! We’re in the home stretch of the 2020 YMM and finishing strong! Currently, our community consists of over 26,380...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentI would like to express my enormous gratitude for YMM. It truly changed my life. The joy in my heart when I give anyone a card and we strike up a conversation is beyond amazing. Thank you. –Leigh from Long Beach, CA Whose life can you change today by...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter MomentWe at Capitol Refrigeration have been sending our technicians out with YOU MATTER cards to pass to their clients. This has been a great way to remind people in this tough time that they are important and that they matter. We have received numerous...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Nurses Matter You Matter Moment I gave my first You Matter card to a nurse who gave me an injection. She was so touched and said, “You made my day. This means so much to me. I needed this today. I’m going to frame it.” We both cried. Gosh, this You Matter marathon is...

You Matter Marathon Week 7 Update!

You Matter Marathon Week 7 Update!

This store employee giggled when she read the card! Dear YuMMies: The Magic Continues! Currently, our community consists of over 26,350 individuals and organizations from 83 countries. Some of our recent Ambassador organizations include The Youth Legacy Foundation,...

Final YMM Meet & Greet Happens Today

Final YMM Meet & Greet Happens Today

Don’t Miss our YuMMieFINALMeet & GreetToday, 12/12, 2:00 – 2:30 PM EST Last chance for the year to: Meet other YuMMies from around the world, Share your stories from this year’s Marathon, and, Get any questions about the Marathon answered.  Let’s be together and...

Don’t Miss Our Final YMM Meet & Greet

Don’t Miss Our Final YMM Meet & Greet

Don’t Miss our FINALYuMMIEMeet & GreetTomorrow, 12/12, 2:00 – 2:30 PM EST Last chance of the year to: Meet other YuMMies from around the world, Share your stories from this year’s Marathon, and, Get any questions about the Marathon answered. Let’s be together and...

Check out this You Matter Moment!

Check out this You Matter Moment!

You Matter Moment My personal goal was to give more YM cards to strangers, especially men. In the past few years I have had no problem giving them to women, but I struggled with giving them to men. The day my YM cards arrived I had to run errands. As I pulled into the...

You Matter Marathon Week 6 Update!

You Matter Marathon Week 6 Update!

Can you see the joy in their eyes? Dear YuMMies:  The Magic Continues! Currently, our community consists of over 26,000 individuals and organizations from 83 countries. Welcome to our newest country – Zimbabwe! Some of our recent Ambassador organizations include...

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