Our Mission & Vision

Posted on: March 9th, 2012 by admin No Comments


Our Mission 

The Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation exists

to further Mattie’s message of hope and peace by:

Providing access to the message;


Promoting understanding of how to apply that message to one’s self, to the community, and to the world; and,


Motivating people to action in sharing that message.




Our Vision 

The Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation endeavors to:

Encourage the concept of peace and understanding.


Develop and implement plans for executing this mission and effectively using resources.


Promote interest and peace education and research in local and state schools, and other areas.


Facilitate citizen participation in the furtherance of this vision and these objectives.


Cooperate with governmental and private groups in the furtherance of these objectives.




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January Spotlight

May 5 at Botanero

Cinco de Mayo Partnership Fiesta - FREE ENTRY - All Day Happy Hour & food specials, Music by DJ Genius, ZamDance performances -- join us for a fundraising party that celebrates peace and acceptance! Read more...

June 2 at Dawson's

Mosaics & Music: Make Peace the News -- join us for wine & apps, music & mosaic unveiling, conversation & celebration at a fundraising gathering to promote peace! Early Bird Tickets $25 ($30 at the door). Read more...

June 21 and 22

Celebrating Mattie’s life & legacy – 15-year anniversary Mass on June 22 (11 am) at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Derwood, MD, followed by a reception hosted by Mattie's Guild - ALL ARE WELCOME. Read more...

July 13 in King Farm

2019 Peace Day Celebration – join us for a FREE street fair (1-5 pm), all day food & drink specials (1-8 pm), and a Happy Hour Dance Party (5-8 pm) – arts, crafts, music, performers, cake, moon bounce… Read more...

- Mattie J.T. Stepanek