FAQ

FAQ

We tried to cover most of the basic questions below along with a few specific ones as well.  If you have a question that is not covered in any of the sections below please email us at info@umtr2me.org.  One of our team members will respond within 48 hours of receiving your email.

              General Information

Is UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me a not for profit organization?
UMTR2ME-You Matter To Me is recognized by the IRS as a nonprofit organization under the 501c3 classification.
You can view UMTR2ME’s 1023 application and IRS letter of determination by selecting the following:
1023 Complete Application
IRS Letter of Determination

Is UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me and or the UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me logo registered and or trademarked?
The UMTR2ME – You Matter to Me brand and logo are registered with the United States Patent and Trademark office under Reg. No. 4,462,795 and cannot be used without the expressed written consent of an authorized representative of UMTR2ME.  You can view the trademark certificate by selecting the following:
Trademark Certificate

                Donations • Financials

How does UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me allocate and or spend contributions made to the organization?
We believe in complete and absolute transparency with regard to how all money donated to UMTR2ME is spent.  Funds raised by and or donated to UMTR2ME are used to fund and support current programs, operating expenses, and to provide printed support and resource materials. You can view UMTR2ME’s financials by selecting the following:
UMTR2ME Financials

Are donations made to UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me tax deductible?
Yes, all donations made to UMTR2ME are tax deductible.  After a donation has been received you will receive a letter listing the amount of your tax deductible donation to be used by your tax preparer.

                          Counseling • Direct Service

Does UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me provide counseling or direct services?
UMTR2ME does not provide professional licensed counseling, therapy or treatment of any kind.  We have a network of qualified professional licensed mental health professionals we make referrals to when needed.  We highly encourage you to visit our Resources tab for a listing professional referrals.

How is the 1-on-1 Mentor program different from counseling?
UMTR2ME does not  provide professional licensed counseling, therapy or treatment of any kind.  The 1-on-1 Mentor program, which is provided at no cost, is for support purposes only and not meant to serve as or replace professional licensed counseling or therapy.  Individuals are always referred to professional therapist for licensed counseling.

Is UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me a suicide crisis hotline or a direct suicide resource?
UMTR2ME is not a suicide/crisis hotline.  You can text UMTR2ME to 741741 where a crisis counselor is available 24/7 in the U.S. to help get you to a calm place.  However, if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in immediate danger, please call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

                            Speaking • Fundraising Events

How can I request Jimm to speak at my church, community, or school event?
Though we may not be able to accommodate every speaking request we receive, Jimm Greer will try his best to accommodate as many speaking events as possible.  If you are interested please have a representative of your business or organization visit the Speaker Request page for more details and to submit a request.  You may also send an email to events@umtr2me.org.

Can I use the UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me logo for a fundraising or benefit event?
The UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me name and logo are registered with the United States Patent and Trademark office under Reg. No. 4,462,795 and cannot be used without the expressed written consent of an authorized representative of UMTR2ME.

Can I hold a fundraising or benefit event to raise money for UMTR2ME?
To donate money raised from a non-sponsored UMTR2ME – You Matter To Me event, a charity beneficiary form will need to be submitted and approved before the event takes place.  Please send an email to events@umtr2me.org to receive the form.

Get Involved

Can I volunteer if I do not live in California or the United States?
Yes and No.  If you want to volunteer at local UMTR2ME events, you will need to live in the San Diego area or close by.  However, there are many ways you can volunteer remotely with UMTR2ME and not live in San Diego.  To learn more about the different ways you can be a part of UMTR2ME select the Get Involved link.