Around the World

You Are Never Alone Foundation encouraged students to reach beyond their neighborhoods and connect with others throughout the country and around the world. Today with videos, the internet, and Skype caring connections are not only doable they are happening…

You Are Never Alone Foundation encouraged students to reach beyond their neighborhoods and connect with others throughout the country and around the world. Today with videos, the internet, and Skype caring connections are not only doable they are happening…

Caring Coins have been shared with children in Nicaragua as reminders that they matter and they are not alone.

Youth and Volunteers from Barre, Vermont shared Caring Coins with pottery workers at Shicali Pottery in El Salvador. This is a very poor community of El Salvador where 90% of their corn crop died due to drought. Additional Caring Coins were shared with students at The College from Sanantnio. The Caring Coins were very much appreciated as a reminder that someone cares…

Spanish Exchange Students bring Caring Coins home to Spain

Long Trail School in Dorset, Vermont has a large International Exchange Program. Students from Spain participated in an Assembly about the I matter…You matter Message and Program and requested I matter…You matter Caring Coins to bring back to friends and family in Spain.

Mems Students share Caring Coins with street girls in Mexico

Students at MEMS, Manchester Elementary and Middle School in Manchester, Vermont raised money and collected items for a Program in Mexico City, Mexico helping girls who are living in the streets. The students have shared their mission with all of the schools in the area. The response has been amazing. YANAF I Matter, You Matter Caring Coins and cards and written words of caring and hope on posters were also shared with the girls as reminders of their caring connections.

Students share Caring Coins with children in Kenya:

Students from Long Trail School have shared Caring Coins with the children in their orphanage and school in Rehema, Kenya.

Vermont Hospice Volunteers brought Caring Coins to Tanzania to share with the staff and patients at their sister Hospice there.

House of Hope in Kenya: A volunteer who shared Caring Coins in Ghana writes: “…When I handed out the wooden Caring Coin necklaces, the children reacted as though I had given them gold. They were so happy to have been given something. They couldn’t stop smiling. They didn’t take these coins for granted they wanted to keep them forever to remember that someone does care about them.”

Caring Coins in Uganda: a local, volunteer family shared Caring Coins with children and youths in Uganda.

Spanish Caring Coins have been shared on Mission tripe with children in Guatemala and Ecuador.

Students here connected with students in Alaska through Skype giving students the opportunity to meet and learn about each other.

International College Students have taken Caring Coins with cards signed by students here to their home countries of Nepal, Afghanistan, Honduras, Kenya, China and Uganda in the hopes of opening the door to caring connections there.