Companies That Matter

Volunteers MATTER!

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

During National Volunteer Week, we at MATTER want to express just how much we value and appreciate each and every volunteer that helps make our mission possible!  One of the ways that volunteers engage with MATTER is through our "Companies That MATTER" program. At the foundation of every thriving community are companies that leverage their skills, resources, and [...]

MATTERbox Activates Healthy Eating Nationwide

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

During the week of February 26th, hundreds of students and volunteers at 50 college campuses in 26 states packed 30,000 healthy snack packs and distributed them throughout their communities, kicking off the first-ever nationwide MATTERbox packing event. MATTER partnered with Cheerios and Ellen Degeneres' One Million Acts of Good and Chartwells to activate healthy eating in [...]

Planting Seeds to Grow Health in Zimbabwe

By | March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Farm In A Box, Uncategorized|

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."  - Hippocrates MATTER has begun an exciting, multi-faceted project in the small, rural town of Lukosi in western Zimbabwe. The Lukosi Maternity Hospital serves a population of nearly 10,000 people and facilitates about 50 births per month. But with only 26 beds and sparse, outdated equipment, it struggles to meet the very [...]

Jewel of Africa to Shine Bright Again with Help from MATTER

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|

On February 2, the first-ever NVRFLD Charity Poker Event was held in Minneapolis, breaking fundraising records at the party of the year. Sponsored by Latitude, Cambria and World Poker Tour, the event raised over $1.7 Million for medical and agricultural initiatives worldwide. MATTER was honored to be among the recipients of the proceeds and we [...]

MATTERbox Goes National to Increase Access to Healthy Eating

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Press & Awards, Uncategorized|

DIY is all the rage these days. Whether it’s furniture, home repairs, gifts or decor, everyone wants to Do-It-Yourself. Now, MATTER has incorporated this concept in our latest initiative. Announcing the DIY MATTERbox. This novel approach to our successful MATTERbox program will activate healthy eating in communities far beyond MATTER’s immediate reach; and indeed, all [...]

Into the Hands of Those Who Need it Most

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERnation, Stories, Uncategorized|

There was great need, and MATTERnation responded. In the two months since The Children Matter Benefit Concert on September 20, there has been a steady stream of support for hurricane relief coming in and critical aid going out from MATTER in seven shipments to affected areas in Houston, Anguilla, Dominica and Puerto Rico. Thanks to [...]

Join MATTER and Tradition Capital Bank: Give Health

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, Simple Act, Uncategorized|

Tradition is a powerful word, and an even more powerful concept. Give to the Max Day is a Minnesota tradition of supporting amazing, local organizations and their work in the community. Generosity is a deeply engrained Minnesota tradition. At MATTER, tradition is a word used with humble acknowledgement of one of our longest-standing and most [...]

Good happens when a little cheer is added to the MATTERbox

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

The Cheerios team at General Mills was onto something when they launched the #GoodGoesRound campaign. They tapped into the belief that better communities—stronger communities, healthier communities, kinder communities—start with small acts of goodness. When Cheerios and Ellen DeGeneres teamed up to kick off the campaign and inspire '1 Million Acts of Good,' General Mills reached out to MATTER to help activate this [...]

Lube-Tech, a “Well-Oiled” Machine for Good

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

Companies that Matter are committed to thriving communities. When hard times hit communities, as they have in the southern part of the United States, it is often difficult to know how to respond. But not for Lube-Tech. For the past several years, Lube-Tech has committed their time, energy and resources to investing in the health [...]

MATTERbox: Intern Edition

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities|

MATTERbox: Intern Edition Summer can be one of the hardest times for food vulnerable families, as they cannot rely on school lunch programs to feed their children. It’s a time when many children right here in Minnesota go hungry. This is why the interns of Accenture, Ameriprise, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Boston Scientific, C.H. Robinson, [...]