“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 distancing, we knew that this was too critical a time not to share You Matter cards.

And boy did you share You Matter cards!

As a result, a whole lot of You Matter magic has been unleashed in the world. And the ripples of your generosity, courage and kindness will live on in the hearts of those you have touched, most especially mine.

In fact, we had 58 YuMMies celebrate their fifth year of sharing You Matter Magic!

Our 2021 Community
The YMM now has 9,497 total participants. And we have 364 Ambassador organizations from all 50 states, and 98 countries. We are still adding the total # of cards shared but a conservative estimate is over 567,307.

Let’s Keep the Magic Going!

  • To continue sharing You Matter cards, click here to purchase them. Our printing partner, Minuteman Press Ambler, is giving a portion of proceeds to the You Matter Marathon.
  • You can also print your own cards using this template or share a card digitally.
  • The YMM Facebook page and website story board will stay active. Since there is no bad day to share a You Matter card, we hope you will continue sharing your stories.

You Matter Gratitude
Big thanks to our 2021 Corporate Sponsors: UPMC, Courage to be Curious, David’s Trailers, Global Coaching Alliance, Minuteman Press Ambler, Moms Who Dare, Girls NiteLive, Independence, School Improvement Partnership, Mount Prospect Academy, Resilience Mastery, Spark Nonprofit Consulting.

The You Matter Marathon flourished with the professional support of the following people:

  • Executive Assistant: Melody Bridgewater, White River Virtual Solutions
  • Communications: Carrie Weinreich
  • Board Consulting: Kathy Beveridge
  • YMM Production Elves: Upper Dublin High School, North Penn High School, SCH Academy, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, Springfield Boy Scouts
  • You Matter Mailing Elves: Laura Bauder, Melani Jaffi, Terry VanVessem, Loretta Colbeck, Minuteman Press Clapham UK

Such gratitude for our board and You Matter special advisor Howard Rice.

In Closing
Thanks to each and every one of you for enriching my life…changing my life…
You Matter and I am forever grateful.

 

Cheryl Rice, Founder
http://youmattermarathon.com/

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