Thank you for agreeing to be a YMM Champion!
10 Actions You Can Take to Spread the Word:
- Invite your friends and family to participate. A personal invitation is the best way to get others involved.
- Share a You Matter post from our FB group to your page.
- Share a link to YMM when replying to social media posts on related topics like kindness and gratitude.
- Invite groups or businesses you know to participate as an Ambassador group.
- Tell your local school district, school principal or teacher about the YMM.
- Share a Virtual You Matter Card on your FB page or Twitter!
- Speak to a local service organization or community group about the Marathon.
- Post YMM flyers in your community.
- Submit an op-ed or article about the value of the You Matter message and the Marathon to your local paper.
- Introduce the Marathon and Cheryl to Oprah Winfrey!
Resources to Help You Spread the Word
Link to Cheryl Rice TEDx talk: You Matter: Changing the World with Two Words: https://www.ted.com/talks/cheryl_rice_you_matter_changing_the_world_with_two_words
Link to Shareable 3 Minute YMM Video: https://youtu.be/by97UBYpSpw
Sample Social Media Posts:
- Change someone’s life with TWO WORDS: https://youmattermarathon.com
- “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” -Robin Williams youmattermarathon.com#YouMatterMarathon
- What is a marathon of kindness? Find out here: https://youmattermarathon.com
- YOU MATTER. Join the movement. https://youmattermarathon.com
- I’m trying to change the world from a “me” culture to a “we” culture one YOU MATTER card at a time, and you can too! It costs nothing but a little time and a lot of love: https://youmattermarathon.com
- Looking for friends to join me in spreading some joy this year (boy, do we need it)! All you have to do is sign up here: https://youmattermarathon.com to receive 30 free YOU MATTER cards to hand out in November. Who wants to be my kindness buddy?
- Lace up your heartstrings! Join the #YouMatterMarathon and help us impact the lives of 1 million people this year! #positivelykind #YouMatter2020 #NoRunningRequired youmattermarathon.com
- Want to make a difference? Consider donating to the #YouMatterMarathon this year and help us help others! https://youmattermarathon.com/donate/
- Make a difference! Now is more important than ever – learn more here: https://youmattermarathon.com
- 81 Countries and counting…. a global phenomenon that YOU can join. Learn more here: youmattermarathon.com#YouMatterMarathon
- Forget workout buddies, who wants to be my kindness buddy this year? https://youmattermarathon.com #NoRunningRequired
- Happiness is realizing… #YouMatter https://youmattermarathon.com #YouMatterMarathon