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Bayat Foundation: Advancing Healthcare In Afghanistan

By |2020-08-07T11:25:30-05:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|

Since 2006, the Bayat Foundation, Afghanistan’s largest humanitarian organization, has been on a mission to rebuild Afghanistan by bringing hope and support to those marginalized and most at-risk in their country. A variety of initiatives aimed at women and families, including women’s healthcare and empowerment, seek to improve the quality of life and restore the [...]

Rock The Lake To Rock The World!

By |2020-07-31T11:57:36-05:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Events, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

MATTER is a global movement of people who believe they can kickstart change in this world. That has never been more evident than this year. With each crisis we've faced, whether it be a global pandemic or civil unrest, MATTERnation has risen to its unique challenges, quickly adapting and responding in new and innovative ways.   In the last [...]

Power of Partnering: Muslim Aid USA & 10,000 MATTERbox Meals

By |2020-07-24T08:09:31-05:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

There’s an African proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” At MATTER, our goal is to go far in creating meaningful and lasting change in communities. But we know we cannot do this alone. The only way this kind of life-sustaining change is possible is through [...]

Jeannie Burns Buckner: Making A Difference When It Matters

By |2020-07-17T09:12:32-05:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

Though 2020 has been a tough year, it’s also provided MATTERnation with some amazing opportunities to step up in new and creative ways to reach out to our neighbors, to rebuild communities and to help those on the margins of society. There’s no better example of someone making the most of these opportunities than one of MATTERnation’s most ardent supporters and partners, Jeannie Burns Buckner.   As a mother and grandmother, Jeannie is a passionate advocate for the healthcare needs of women and children around the world. After helping [...]

MATTER 360° – Repurposing Medical Equipment in Tanzania & Beyond

By |2020-07-09T09:21:24-05:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

“I became pregnant shortly after the opening of the Father Patrick Peyton Healthcare Centre. Every time I came here to the prenatal clinic, I left hopeful that my life and that of my babies were safe. I will remain grateful for the unparalleled care that I received at the facility. I am now the happy mum of [...]

MATTER Partner Gorgui Dieng Aids Senegal During Pandemic

By |2020-06-26T07:11:10-05:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: MATTER Pro, Uncategorized|

Our friend and MATTER partner, Gorgui Dieng of the Memphis Grizzlies, has been keeping himself busy during the NBA’s suspended season. With his home country of Senegal ever on his heart and mind, he’s been focusing this unexpected downtime on helping Senegal address the COVID-19 pandemic.  On Instagram, Gorgui shared his foundation's mission during this time:   In response to the growing needs in Senegal, The Gorgui Dieng [...]

Coming Together for the Community: Minnesota Timberwolves, Lynx & T-Wolves Gaming

By |2020-06-19T08:36:34-05:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Companies That Matter, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

On June 11, players and staff from the Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx and T-Wolves Gaming came to MATTER to pack thousands of MATTERbox meal kits and snack packs for families in South Minneapolis. With food generously donated by Hy-Vee, everyone brought their A-game and got it done, packing more than 1,000 meal kits and 2,000 snack [...]

Be A Superhero: Tell Someone They Matter

By |2020-06-12T17:42:00-05:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

In the wake of the civil unrest following George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis last month, residents of the city and beyond came out in full force to help bring peace and healing to their gutted communities. Parking lots were filled with seas of grocery bags and mountains of diapers. Floods of neighbors came pouring out of homes with buckets and brooms to clean up the debris.   Amidst the darkness of fear and death, [...]

You MATTER Cooking Website: Kids Learn To Cook While Home

By |2020-05-16T11:54:09-05:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

“This is so good! And it was super easy. I’d definitely make this again.” Fourteen-year-old Briar is taking her second forkful of the pasta salad she just made. Filled with black beans, corn, tomatoes, red and yellow peppers, red onion, cilantro, and avocado, it’s bursting with color and smells amazing. But best of all, it's tasty and healthy. Briar adds a squeeze of lime and takes another bite. “Perfect!”   [...]

YOU MATTER: Sending Thanks & Snack Packs To Frontline Workers

By |2020-05-13T14:28:55-05:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

From the east coast to the west, our nation owes a debt of gratitude to all of our frontline workers who are selflessly serving in the midst of this pandemic, tirelessly providing care and comfort to those most impacted by COVID-19.    When UCare and Health Fair 11 reached out to MATTER about partnering with them to provide healthy snacks to the frontline workers at Hennepin Healthcare and Carris Health in [...]

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