Companies That Matter

Community Cares MATTERhouse Construction Continues

By |2018-11-09T20:55:04+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERhouse, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Construction on the Community Cares MATTERhouse is well underway! Last spring, we shared an update about this exciting initiative focused on raising funds for MATTER and Community Cares, a Minnesota food bank that supplies local food shelves in the Minneapolis area with fresh and healthy foods. Since ground breaking on June 28, the home is [...]

MATTER’s 18th Annual Gala: A Night of Reflection and Celebration

By |2018-10-23T19:33:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, Innovation Hub, MATTERnation, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Flutes of champagne welcomed guests to the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, kicking off a festive evening celebrating the collaborative work of MATTER with our partners, donors and friends in bringing health and hope to millions of people next door and around the world. A unique aspect of this year’s Gala [...]

General Mills Special Honoree at MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018

By |2018-11-14T10:43:47+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER is pleased to announce General Mills will be one of our special honorees at the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018, at MATTER’s national headquarters in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. At MATTER we believe everyone, individuals and corporations alike, has the power to change the world, right within their own two hands. [...]

Ten Companies Collaborate and Make a Difference: The MATTER Intern Event!

By |2018-08-06T08:00:43+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

On July 19, 2018, ten companies joined forces to do good by offering their interns a chance to impact the community through a large, exciting event at Target Field! Hosted by MATTER, more than 440 motivated and energized interns packed approximately 7,000 healthy MATTERbox meals. The participating interns also had the opportunity to connect with [...]

MATTERbox Madness 2018

By |2018-08-17T15:23:57+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

There’s always plenty of energy and excitement at the Mall of America, but on June 14 it was off the charts! That’s the day MATTERbox Madness descended on America’s largest mall and made a giant impact on health and nutrition for thousands of Twin Cities’ kids this summer. Twenty-five Twin Cities’ Companies That MATTER participated [...]

Volunteers MATTER!

By |2018-08-06T08:00:44+00:00April 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 |2018-11-21T17:01:08+00:00March 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 |2018-08-06T08:00:44+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Companies That Matter, 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 |2018-08-06T08:00:46+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Companies That Matter, Hospitals, 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 |2018-08-06T08:00:46+00:00February 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 [...]