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Families Put The “DO” In Donate & Help Community

By |2020-03-26T15:30:09+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

When MATTER board member Amanda Escen heard about the MATTERbox Snack Pack Kit, she immediately ordered one. She loved the idea that her family, including her two young children, could pack 50 healthy snack packs from the safety and comfort of their home and give them to children, seniors or anyone in need during this [...]

YOU MATTER Cooking Show: Healthy Recipes Play Starring Role!

By |2020-03-13T09:40:08+00:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

This week's blog is written by MATTER's Vice President of Business Operations, Victor Salamone.  Lights! Camera! Action!   Standing in the darkened studio room under a bright spotlight with a television camera staring us in the face, my MATTER colleagues and I straightened our aprons, took a deep breath to calm our nerves and happily welcomed [...]

International Women’s Day: Honoring Chipo Mtasa

By |2020-03-06T22:10:07+00:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Sunday is International Women’s Day. At MATTER, we’re privileged to work with some of the most inspiring, dedicated, and accomplished women from around the world. On MATTER’s Board of Directors sits one of these amazing women, Chipo Mtasa. A successful businesswoman and passionate humanitarian, Chipo’s life is dedicated to helping others and improving life in [...]

MATTERbox Packing Partnership: 2020 NGA Show

By |2020-02-27T15:37:37+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

At MATTER, we have the privilege to partner with some of the best organizations in the world to help them make an impact for good in their communities.  Recently, we developed a MATTERbox packing partnership with the National Grocers Association (NGA) and Clarion Events North America to host a volunteer event at their annual NGA Show in San Diego which included attendees from throughout the United States. The result [...]

Working Together Produces Little Moments of Big Impact

By |2020-02-21T09:26:09+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

This week's guest blog written by Joie Norby Lê, PhD, Co-Director of Education|Special Projects for Friends of the Lakota Nation, Inc.  Oftentimes, the work we do would not be possible without the assistance of others. For our organization, Friends of the Lakota Nation (FOLN), this certainly proves true. In October of 2019, our nonprofit developed [...]

Our Global Village: Partnering with HOPE and CARE for Children in Liberia

By |2020-02-07T21:20:36+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Agriculture, Hospitals, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: |

They say it takes a village to raise a child. At MATTER we understand the concept of “village” well. In fact, we rely on it. It takes a village, oftentimes a global village, to nurture life-changing projects from the infancy of initial ideas to their activation in the community. A recent project in the West [...]

Calling all Companies! Compete in MATTERbox Madness 2020!

By |2020-03-02T13:54:54+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERbox Madness, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

If your organization would like to compete in MATTERbox Madness to help feed hungry kids this summer, please contact Victor Salamone at MATTER for more information! It’s January in Minnesota. The snow is flying, the temperatures are plummeting and everyone is looking forward to spring. For us here at MATTER, it’s not just green grass and baseball we’re anticipating. Springtime at MATTER means MATTERbox Madness, our annual MATTERbox packing event that [...]

How Could YOU MATTER? UMN-TC Student Develops Inventory Solution

By |2020-01-24T06:07:34+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: |

What happens when people know they matter and use their unique skills and expertise to make a difference in peoples’ lives? At MATTER recently, we learned the answer when a student from the University of Minnesota volunteered to help us improve our inventory system. Because of his efforts, MATTER will be able to serve our [...]

IOHPA & MATTER: Fulfilling Dreams to Improve Healthcare in Ethiopia

By |2020-01-17T10:06:50+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

“The nurses have been asking for more birthing beds for the last ten years. The few they have are old and rusty, which can cause disease for the mothers and babies. I saw two pregnant women on a delivery bed and four women on the floor because there was not another bed for them to use.”  Standing in the middle of [...]

Collaborating Helps Community Causes Come To Life!

By |2020-01-10T07:55:03+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|Tags: |

It was the first Saturday in December when nearly forty volunteers from St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie gathered at MATTER to kick-off their first annual Holiday Giving Program. Designed as an outreach to the local community during the holiday season, St. Andrew chose to fund and pack MATTERbox meal kits. With Christmas in [...]

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