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Gorgui Dieng Foundation & MATTER Raise More than $500K for Senegal

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Press & Awards, Uncategorized|

MATTER and Latitude recently teamed up again to present the second annual Gorgui Dieng Foundation event on March 6, 2018. More than 200 supporters gathered for the event, held at Latitude's North Loop event space, Elevate by Latitude, to raise  $500,000 for hospital and farm projects in Senegal. "I always had it in my mind [...]

World-Class Athletes Who are Changing the World with MATTER

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Professional athletes are known for their exceptional skill, rigorous training and raw talent. That's what sets them apart from everyone else. And within the professional athletic world, there are those whose compassion and generous spirit set them apart from their peers. MATTER is proud to partner with three such athletes this year: Bismack Biyombo of [...]

No Matter What Has Happened, You Are Priceless

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Armed with a bright blue Super Bowl jacket, a healthy snack, and a message of hope, Super Bowl volunteers will be on the front lines of helping sex trafficking victims and at-risk kids. MATTER and The Link are joining forces during the days surrounding the Super Bowl to provide a healthy meal, along with other [...]

Kids Cook with MATTERbox

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

“YUM! This is really good!” exclaimed a student during a recent MATTERbox cooking session at Brooklyn Center High School. For five weeks, 12 high school students with the 21st Century Learning Program worked alongside Timber Bay Mentors and MATTER to create and explore simple, healthy, and delicious meals that students were encouraged to re-create at [...]

Resounding Joy in Nicaragua

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, Simple Act, Stories, Uncategorized|

Over the past year, MATTER has worked with partners here at home and around the world on projects large and small. From building hospitals from the ground up to providing local kids with healthy food, we are committed to providing solutions that break down barriers to health. We recently received the following letter from one of [...]

Into the Hands of Those Who Need it Most

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERnation, Stories, Uncategorized|

There was great need, and MATTERnation responded. In the two months since The Children Matter Benefit Concert on September 20, there has been a steady stream of support for hurricane relief coming in and critical aid going out from MATTER in seven shipments to affected areas in Houston, Anguilla, Dominica and Puerto Rico. Thanks to [...]

Join MATTER and Tradition Capital Bank: Give Health

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, Simple Act, Uncategorized|

Tradition is a powerful word, and an even more powerful concept. Give to the Max Day is a Minnesota tradition of supporting amazing, local organizations and their work in the community. Generosity is a deeply engrained Minnesota tradition. At MATTER, tradition is a word used with humble acknowledgement of one of our longest-standing and most [...]

Good happens when a little cheer is added to the MATTERbox

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

The Cheerios team at General Mills was onto something when they launched the #GoodGoesRound campaign. They tapped into the belief that better communities—stronger communities, healthier communities, kinder communities—start with small acts of goodness. When Cheerios and Ellen DeGeneres teamed up to kick off the campaign and inspire '1 Million Acts of Good,' General Mills reached out to MATTER to help activate this [...]

Press Release: MATTER Receives $40,000 Grant from the Pentair Foundation

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Farm In A Box, Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** MATTER RECEIVES $40,000 GRANT FROM THE PENTAIR FOUNDATION St. Louis Park, MN | October 30, 2017 | www.matter.ngo October 30, 2017 (St Louis Park, MN) - MATTER is pleased to announce it is a 2017 grant recipient of The Pentair Foundation. The $40,000 grant will support MATTER’s Lukosi Community Demonstration Farm project [...]

Lube-Tech, a “Well-Oiled” Machine for Good

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

Companies that Matter are committed to thriving communities. When hard times hit communities, as they have in the southern part of the United States, it is often difficult to know how to respond. But not for Lube-Tech. For the past several years, Lube-Tech has committed their time, energy and resources to investing in the health [...]