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The Gorgui Dieng Project: Update From Senegal

By |2018-08-06T08:00:51-05:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The MATTER team is on the ground in Senegal this week with Gorgui Dieng and Roger & Nancy McCabe to celebrate the exciting progress of The Gorgui Dieng Project in Dakar. Tuesday started with a check-in at the hospital where we met the most adorable hand-holding twins in the neonatal unit. These newborns are now [...]

13 Shipments On The Water + 3 To Depart This Week

By |2017-05-25T22:30:03-05:00April 25th, 2017|Categories: Hospitals|Tags: , |

We're driven to achieve our goal of expanding access to health for 10 million by the end of 2018. So together, with our partners, we're making bold moves to eliminate barriers and move people towards healthier lives around the world. This week teamMATTER has broken a record! At this very moment, we have a total [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Eastside Boys & Girls Club

By |2018-08-06T08:00:51-05:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Making healthy food choices can be difficult, especially as a kid! That's why MATTER has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club to bring MATTERbox Challenges to clubs in the Twin Cities. Combining upbeat games, discussion & the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders we designed the MATTERbox Challenge to enliven youth about healthy food. This past month [...]

MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project

By |2018-08-06T08:00:51-05:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Events, Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In spite of the wind and sleet, more than 100 guests gathered for a memorable evening to help build a sustainable future for Senegal at MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project. "I’m blessed to take care of my family, they are not skipping any meals and have access to doctors. I can wake up every [...]

MATTERbox Madness 2017

By |2018-08-06T08:00:52-05:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

32 Companies that Matter.  53 Tons of Food. 200K Healthy MATTERbox Meals. One MATTERbox Madness Champion The spirit of competition pulsated throughout TCF Bank Stadium as 32 Companies that MATTER joined forces to activate a healthier community and shatter MATTERbox records at the 4th annual MATTERbox Madness last Thursday.   Teams suited-up in company colors and sported their fiercest [...]


By |2018-08-06T08:00:52-05:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|

FROM GARBAGE, HEALTH RISES IN DANDORA There is a Kenyan proverb that says “It is the grass that suffers when the elephants fight”. For the poor living in the surroundings of the dump in Dandora, this proverb epitomizes their experience. The Dandora dump sits in the midst of a capital experiencing a vibrant growing economy [...]

Top 5 MATTER Moments

By |2021-05-12T08:48:52-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

1. Healthy Meals for Mogadishu A shipment of FMSC Mana Packs and medical supplies to continue MATTER's & the local MN Somali Community MCAPD (Minnesota Community of African People with Disabilities) work towards rebuilding a healthy and thriving community in Mogadishu, Somalia. 2. MATTERbox Madness Teams Prepare for the WIN This week we met with [...]

Impact Interview: Ethiopia

By |2017-04-04T14:18:44-05:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|

Filled to the brim with medical supplies the 2nd shipment for AgapeMED departed the MATTER warehouse headed to Ethiopia. We sat down with Aby Tezera of AgapeMED who has been spearheading everything from funding to rallying volunteers in the sorting and packing of medical supplies into MATTERboxes for this shipment. What is the biggest healthcare [...]

Pack a MATTERbox. Meet Xavier Rhodes, Vikings Cheerleaders & Legends

By |2018-08-06T08:00:53-05:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

 Pack a MATTERbox.  Fuel a Future. Mall of America, Macys Courtyard Sunday, February 19th 2:00 - 5:00 PM Meet Xavier Rhodes, Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders & Legends MATTERbox Cooking Demonstrations by CRAVE Chefs Join Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, Vikings Legends & The Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders to pack a MATTERbox of 5 healthy meals & nutrition [...]

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