MATTER 2022 Highlights: A Year of Impact!

By |2022-12-30T06:41:07-06:00December 30th, 2022|Categories: Agriculture, Chaya, Companies That Matter, Innovation Hub, MATTERnation, Stories, Uncategorized|

2022 was an amazing year. People came together like never before to support MATTER's mission of launching projects to improve communities. Collaborating with our 450 donors, 75 corporate partners, 48 community partners, and 9,000 incredible volunteers, we impacted 3.2 million people this year!  Here are a few highlights of what we accomplished together: MATTERbox 75 [...]

Chaya Co-ops: Connecting Women, Improving Health, Growing a Future

By |2022-12-09T07:29:48-06:00December 9th, 2022|Categories: Chaya, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

We are currently in the next phase of our Chaya Project in Zimbabwe, raising $50,000 to establish ten women’s farming cooperatives throughout the country. The goal of these co-ops is to train the women on how to grow, propagate and cook Chaya to improve their families’ health and nutrition. The long-term plan is to show [...]

Growing Chaya and Community: Sandi Young’s You Matter Story

By |2022-11-17T07:29:19-06:00November 17th, 2022|Categories: Agriculture, Chaya, Uncategorized, You Matter Stories|Tags: , , |

On this Give to the Max Day, we’re kicking off the next phase of our Chaya campaign in Zimbabwe aimed at empowering women to feed their families, through growing Chaya and community. Our goal is to raise $50,000 toward the establishment of ten women’s farm co-ops around the country. The $5,000 per site cost includes [...]

MATTER Project Updates – May 2022

By |2022-12-02T16:32:27-06:00May 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 earthday.org. 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 |2022-12-02T16:32:14-06:00December 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 [...]

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