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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November Spotlight

Peace Seeker

Our Peace Seeker Spotlights honor our Peace Club Youth members -- and the families, educators, and mentors who choose to support these Kids, Tweens, and Teens in learning and celebrating that “peace is possible.” Read more...

Peace Maker

Our Peace Maker Spotlights honor our Peace Club General & VIP members – adults who "choose peace" and offer a small membership fee that supports our activities and programs, including the free activities offered to our youth members. Read more...

Peace Bringer

Our Peace Bringer Spotlights honor our Peace Activity Certificate and Peace Certification Program participants – individuals, families, educators, schools, communities, and more who choose to move from “attitude to action” with peace. Read more...

Peace Sponsor

Our Peace Sponsor Spotlights honor our Champions, Advocates, and Program Messengers – individuals, organizations, and businesses whose financial or in-kind contributions support the mission and work of Mattie’s Foundation. Read more...

- Mattie J.T. Stepanek