I MATTER, YOU MATTER. Each person matters.

I Matter…You Matter…

Begins with

“We are all in this together…”

This song by Joseph Wooten, of the Steve Miller Band, reminds each of us that we are part of the human family.

As we respect ourselves, we are better able to respect each other. As we face the challenges in our lives, we can better understand what someone else may be facing in their life.

Let’s take a moment to stop, take a deep breath and remind ourselves and each other that each one of us matters.

Together, we can make a difference in our world starting with a simple act of caring…

Caring is Contagious!!!

Wooden Caring Coins available here

I MATTER, YOU MATTER Week with Joseph Wooten

Joseph Wooten, of the Steve Miller Band, will return to Vermont in the fall of 2016 to join us in making a difference for  homeless children, adults, and veterans throughout Vermont.

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Let's Talk About Homelessness Program

We continue to partner with the Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless to make a difference in the lives of those without a home. Help us make a difference!

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I MATTER, YOU MATTER Programs

See how Abby shared the Let’s Start the Conversation Program about caring and respecting self and others as a positive approach to bullying.

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I MATTER, YOU MATTER. Each person matters.

You Are Never Alone Foundation (YANAF) inspires caring connections here and around the world.
Over 151,000 Caring Coins are reminders of these caring connections.

You Are Never Alone Foundation (YANAF):
Mission Statement

The You Are Never Alone Foundation (YANAF) is a Vermont grassroots 501 (c)(3) non-profit, non denominational organization that inspires caring connections in our community and the greater world by providing hands on opportunities to be kind.

Our Vermont-crafted, wooden Caring Coins with the message “I Matter…You matter…,” and “You Are Never Alone”, are tangible reminders of a caring connection, and the hope that comes with each caring connection we make.