Agnes, a Ugandan artisan who sells her wares to Heavenly Treasures


Volunteering in Youth Development

STARS afterschool program at our Pasadena campus.


Lunch Bunch provides a grilled cheese sandwich and a listening ear for high school students at CV high school. Lunch bunch operates every Wednesday.


Volunteering in Partner Agencies

We support the creative passions within volunteers to serve in their area of passion and giftedness. Contact us concerning the many opportunities to serve at one of our community partners.

Gift in Kind

Since BYM primarily works through collaborative agencies, we do not accept gift in kind, but rather can refer you to reputable organizations that need your donations.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Financial Donations

We rely on the generosity of friends, family, businesses and supporters like you to help us impact our community.

Because You Matter is an approved 501©3, non-religious, public benefit, non-profit corporation, that relies completely on the donation of others for its existence.


All donations are used to go directly to support the community and youth development programs in our region. Your donations are appreciated and fully tax deductible.

You can donate directly through PayPal, or you can mail a check directly to:


Because You Matter
c/o Scott Chamberlain
2409 Florencita Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020

Help us make a positive impact on our community.