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7 Days In Senegal: Day 1

By |2018-08-06T08:00:48-05:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The  second of two shipments of sustainable farming equipment has arrived in Senegal! And Our Farm In A Box Program Manager Chris Newhouse is hard at work with Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves to expand access to health in the player’s home country. This journal entry is the first in a series that depicts Chris’s [...]

Chopped! MATTERbox Taste Test Edition

By |2018-08-06T14:23:55-05:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox|

MATTER is always looking for new and exciting ways to engage kids with the power of healthy eating. This week, we were lucky enough to visit Meadowbrook Collaborative and see what the kids that attend their summer program think of potential additions to our MATTERbox! Armed with Wheat Thins as well as various types of [...]

Modernizing Mixto: Elevating the Quality of Healthcare in Guatemala

By |2018-08-06T08:00:49-05:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|

Medicine and healthcare have seen exponential improvements over the past few decades, making it possible to treat patients more effectively than ever before. However, in many corners of the globe, the technology that makes this level of care possible is scarce. Joining forces with Food for the Poor and Hormel Foods Corporation, MATTER is making [...]

MATTERnation Volunteer Spotlight: Teresa

By |2018-08-06T14:22:09-05:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Hospitals, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

“It’s been the best thing that I ever could have done with my life.” Spoken softly and sincerely, Teresa makes it instantly clear that her 40-year career in medicine has been so much more than a job. Splitting her time between nursing at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, visiting orphanages in China to [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: EMPOWER Leadership Academy for Girls + Minnesota Vikings

By |2018-08-06T08:00:49-05:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER is always searching for new ways to empower youth and show them just how much they MATTER. So when the opportunity to partner with The Minnesota Vikings and EMPOWER Leadership Academy for Girls at one of their summer day camps this past weekend, we were beyond excited! Throughout the day, a group of 43 girls [...]

Summer Harvest 2017: Creating a Summer that Matters

By |2021-04-05T13:41:12-05:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

On the morning of June 8th, before the sun had even thought about rising, volunteers were hard at work in the otherwise-empty Mall of America. Only one thing can explain why anyone would crawl out of bed hours before the doors of Starbucks open: passion. Fueled by passion and hosted by KSTP, MATTER teamed up [...]

MATTERbox Backpack Deliveries

By |2018-08-06T08:00:51-05:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

Every 3rd Thursday of the month is backpack delivery day for the Students at Stonebridge Global School. With a staggering 97% of students eligible for the free/reduced lunch program,  HOPEworldwide's MN Chapter has partnered with Stonebridge to not only get meals to the students but activate healthier futures for the kids & their families. Over the past [...]

Seccond Annual ‘The Children Matter’ Presented by Gene Simmons

By |2017-07-03T02:17:01-05:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: Events|

LA rolled out the red carpet again for the second annual The Children Matter event presented by Gene Simmons. The Children Matter is a collaborative initiative between Gene Simmons, Matter, and the Starkey Hearing Foundation, to elevate access to health of disadvantaged children around the world through the gift of hearing, access to first world [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Vikings + InSports Town Take Over

By |2018-08-06T08:00:51-05:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Loaded to the brim with bright orange MATTERboxes, the MATTER truck headed to Morris, Minnesota for the Vikings Town Takeover InSports football camp on May 3! Hosted at Big Cat Stadium, former Viking EJ Henderson and the Morris Varsity football team led over 300 kids between 5-13 years old in different drills with the Morris [...]

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