MATTER Project Updates – May 2022

By |2022-05-27T07:04:08-05:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Chaya, Innovation Hub, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

Welcome to our monthly update on projects that have launched or will soon be launching at MATTER.  Ukraine Project: Medical Relief Earlier this month we featured Marco DuBois, an ER nurse from Blaine who works at Allina Health's Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus. Marco was preparing to travel to Ukraine with medical supplies from MATTER. He was [...]

Chaya Tree Project Update

By |2022-04-08T08:22:34-05:00April 8th, 2022|Categories: Chaya, Uncategorized|

Chaya Tree Project Update As many of you know, my family and I are currently living in Zimbabwe so I can work more closely with our amazing partners here who are impacting this country in some pretty remarkable ways. I know you’ve heard about Love for Africa and its owner, Blessing Munyenyiwa, many times before. [...]

Earth Day Activity: Take Action To Improve Our Planet

By |2022-04-04T10:49:41-05:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Chaya, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Every year on April 22, people celebrate Earth Day. The first Earth Day took place in 1970, and today, more than 1 billion people across more than 190 countries participate in Earth Day observances and activities, according to An Earth Day activity is the perfect time to take action to improve our planet!  What [...]

Take A Tour Around MATTERnation: Project Updates

By |2022-02-18T07:05:10-06:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: Chaya, Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Innovation Hub, MATTERbox, MATTERbox Madness, Uncategorized|

Each month we'll bring you an update on projects that have launched or will soon be launching at MATTER. Fasten your seatbelts for a quick tour around MATTERnation!    Hospital and Clinics The Gorgui Dieng Foundation continues to send shipments of medical equipment and supplies to help improve access to healthcare in Senegal. Last month, [...]

A Year of Impact: 2.5 Million People in 15 Countries

By |2022-04-19T12:47:23-05:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Chaya, Companies That Matter, Innovation Hub, MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

2021 was another year of unexpected challenges. But with these challenges came incredible opportunities to help people launch projects that improve communities. Together with our donors, partners, supporters and volunteers, we impacted more than 2.5 million people in 15 countries worldwide. 2021 also marked the end of a three-year strategic plan that started in 2019. [...]

Chaya Tree Campaign: Incredible Response Towards Supporting Womens’ Co-ops

By |2021-12-17T07:33:13-06:00December 17th, 2021|Categories: Chaya, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Earlier this month, we launched the second phase of our Chaya campaign to improve the health of the people of Zimbabwe. In our first phase, we planted 75,000 trees throughout the country. In this second phase, we’ll partner with 20 women’s co-ops, giving them the tools and resources they need to grow Chaya and feed [...]

Special Partnerships Help the People of Zimbabwe

By |2022-06-20T08:41:48-05:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Chaya, Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER President Quenton Marty has often remarked that the hardest part of MATTER’s work is finding the right partners. Five years ago, we met Blessing Munyenyiwa, owner of Love for Africa in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. As we got to know him and saw his heart for the Zimbabwe people, it became obvious that Blessing was [...]

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