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MATTER’s Founding Story: A Tribute To Dennis Doyle

By |2021-05-17T08:43:18-05:00May 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Don’t judge, don’t come up with grand ideas. Come with a spirit of love and you’ll reach people in a way they understand.” Dennis Doyle MATTER was founded on a simple, yet profound question asked by our founders, Dennis and Megan Doyle. As people of deep faith with a keen sense of responsibility towards the [...]

Living Out Collaboration Saves Lives in Rural Haiti

By |2021-05-14T12:36:24-05:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|

Collaboration is one of MATTER’s key values and collaborating is essential to the work we do. By partnering with other like-minded organizations, we’re able to make critical and sustainable impact in communities worldwide. Recently, our Medical Program Director, Joel Anderson, spoke with two of our dedicated partners, Lisa Campbell, Director of Purchased Services Contracting at [...]

Improving Healthcare in Africa: Binga Clinic to Change Mothers’ Lives

By |2021-05-06T22:21:32-05:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

In the middle of the wild and desolate Zimbabwe wilderness stands the nearly completed Jeannie Burns Buckner Maternity and Pediatric Clinic. Located in the rural district of Binga, the large, U-shaped brick facility stands in stark contrast to the round thatched-roofed huts that dot the landscape around it. When completed, this will be the first [...]

Transition Plus Volunteers Develop Job Skills at MATTER

By |2021-04-30T09:49:42-05:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Stories, Uncategorized|

“They love it now that they’re needed again. They’ve been wanting to help but because of COVID, they haven’t been able to get out into the community. They feel proud and happy to be volunteering at MATTER. They’re even trying to recruit other students because they feel it’s such an important thing to do.”  - [...]

Earth Day: Plant a Chaya Tree | Fight Climate Change in Zimbabwe

By |2021-04-22T14:17:51-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , |

Today is Earth Day, a day set aside to commit ourselves to be better stewards of this amazing planet we live on. It’s also the perfect day to celebrate the incredible Chaya tree and its impact on the people and environment in Zimbabwe. We’ve already told you about the enormous nutritional benefits of the Chaya [...]

Revolutionizing Education In Afghanistan: Bayat-MATTER Innovation Hub

By |2021-04-16T10:47:31-05:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

April 10, 2021, was an exciting day in Kabul, Afghanistan as the city celebrated the grand opening of the Bayat-MATTER Innovation Hub. The first of its kind in the country, the Innovation Hub promises to revolutionize education in Afghanistan. For female students in particular, the Innovation Hub will be a game-changer, opening doors of opportunity [...]

2021 MATTERbox Madness: Tradition Capital Bank Champion | Trimble Wins Team Spirit Award

By |2021-04-09T08:32:33-05:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox Madness, Uncategorized|

MATTER's seventh annual MATTERbox Madness is in the books! With twelve generous companies participating in the virtual competition this year, nearly 12,000 MATTERbox snack packs were packed, launching us toward our goal of providing 50,000 healthy meals for children this summer. Though COVID changed how MATTERbox Madness looked this year, it didn’t spoil the fun [...]

National Volunteer Month: Thanking Doers For Making The World Better!

By |2021-04-02T08:01:07-05:00April 2nd, 2021|Categories: MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|Tags: |

MATTER is a group of problem solvers, innovators, dreamers, and above all, Doers. We're not content to sit around wishing the world was a better place, we work to make it one. And we do so with the support of an amazing community of volunteers. This small army of faithful Doers wants to see more [...]

Healthy Snack Packs Build Relationships In Brooklyn Park

By |2021-04-09T13:00:03-05:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

“The families I come into contact with were struggling to put food on the table when the economy was good. With COVID now, things are so much harder for them. Many of the parents are not working anymore or their hours have been cut in half and their problems have multiplied. It just breaks my [...]

MATTERbox Madness Sponsor Spotlight: Buddy Fruits Donates 50,000 Fruit Pouches

By |2021-03-19T10:41:15-05:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERbox Madness, Uncategorized|

Traditionally, the summer months are hard on families suffering from food insecurity. Relying upon school meal programs for their children during the school year, they often struggle to feed their kids once the school year ends. Unfortunately, this summer is expected to be even harder on these families who have been hit extra hard by [...]

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