Thank you for making
A Night to Matter such a success!

On behalf of the entire Matter team, we want to say a big thank you to our entire community of supporters who attended, sponsored and donated to the 15th Annual Night To Matter Gala!

The night was a fantastic evening celebrating inspiring honorees, including 2015 Companies that Matter: Berry Coffee Company, The Minnesota Timberwolves, City View Electric and Cambria. We also honored 2015 Humanitarian Award winners Gorgui Dieng and Brendan & Portia Clark. All of these partners are doing incredible work next door and around the world to expand access to health and food, and Matter is honored to celebrate them.

Award Winners

2015 Matter Gala Award Winners

The evening featured a key note address by Academy Award nominated, best-selling author, healthy lifestyle advocate, and Cambria brand advocate Mariel Hemingway, and a moving musical performance by Portia Clark, a Zambian-born Australian pop artist. With an exciting Live Auction, experiential Silent Auction and interactive MATTERbox Walk, the 2015 Gala provided many opportunities to Matter.

Gala Blog

The experiential MATTERwalk with Crunch and the Vikings Cheerleaders; Keynote Speaker Mariel Hemingway; Pop artist Portia Clark

Matter would like to say a special thank you to Mariel Hemingway, the Paul Peterson Orchestra, Portia Clark, The Hope Academy Choir, the Vikings Cheerleaders, Crunch, Miss Teen Minnesota 2015, Mike in the Barn Photography for all videography and our other professional photographers this evening.

A very special thank you is extended to all of the 65 volunteers who helped make this night possible!

Relive a memorable evening with these photos. Feel free to share using the #Night2Matter!

Red Carpet Photos

Event Photos


Gala Sponsors

Bayat Foundation
TCF Bank