Our 2017 Report Card and #GivingTuesday

We have two days for getting deals: Black Friday & Cyber Monday. On Giving Tuesday, we have a day for giving back. #GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season: a reminder of the “Reason for the Season”! Giving Tuesday doesn’t just end on November 28, 2017. It’s an invitation to help us increase our donations through the rest of the year.

November 28, 2017 #Givingtuesday #startanewtradition

HOW YOUR DONATION HELPS:

$20 Sponsors one person to attend a healing arts group (Our community groups are free to the public)
•$50 Sponsors the group facilitator to lead one healing arts group
•ANY amount can help with numerous things including art supplies, which we always need!

Here is our REPORT CARD for 2017!

•How many community art groups does ISM have a year? 24 / 2 per month
•How many people attended groups in 2017? 165

What other creative events did I Still Matter organize/facilitate this year?
•Jacksonville Jewish Center (with Where Is the Sunshine) “Live and Love to the ​Fullest” Women’s Wellness Event: 80 attendees

•Butler Middle School “End of the Year” Event: 75 attendees

•Northeast Florida Peer Coalition Meeting at Gateway presented on: Compassion Fatigue: 40 attendees

•The PACE Center for Girls, REACH Summer Program: 35 attendeees

•”Inside Out” expressive arts CREATE event with Mental Health America Staff

•2 expressive arts/Mosaic groups (specifically for women) in partnership with Roux Art

•Co-Facilitated 4 groups with 30 individuals in Mental Health First Aid

Where was “Inside Out” displayed this year? 
Jacksonville Jewish Center
Regions Bank Downtown Jacksonville
The 2017 Mental Health America’s Mental Health Summit

Has the organization won any special awards?
• Awarded Mental Health America’s “Ripple Effect” Award for Innovative Program

WAYS TO DONATE:

Through PayPal here: DONATE VIA PAYPAL (accepts debit and credit cards)

Donate through our Facebook page

Donate via check. Email Carmen at [email protected]

Create a “Birthday Fundraiser” on your Facebook page and dedicate donations to I Still Matter, Inc.

Your employer may MATCH your donation. Learn more here

Donate through our website on our “DONATE HERE” link on the front page
SAVE THE DATE! We will be sharing more information about our Launch Event at MOSH (Museum of Science and History) soon! <3, I Still Matter

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