MATTERbox Challenge: Eastside Boys & Girls Club

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Food, Health, teamMATTER, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Making healthy food choices can be difficult, especially as a kid! That's why MATTER has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club to bring MATTERbox Challenges to clubs in the Twin Cities. Combining upbeat games, discussion & the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders we designed the MATTERbox Challenge to enliven youth about healthy food. This past month [...]

Dignity Deserves A Fighting Chance

By | January 24th, 2017|Categories: Food, Uncategorized|

"Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare." - Muhamad Ali For 28 year-old Slim, the impact of Fighting Chance has reached far beyond his training inside the ring. When Slim started to box at FC, he was floating between temp jobs, unable to secure a steady job. Due to limited support, the proud father of 3 found [...]

Simple Acts: St. Louis Park Police

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Event, Food, Health|

For those of you who have given a MATTERbox you know the impact goes far beyond the healthy meals inside, it's a tool to make a connection, open communication, build trust and restore dignity.  The gift of a MATTERbox has the power to make a real change in the course of someone's life. Committed to protecting [...]

We Give Thanks for YOU, teamMATTER

By | November 24th, 2016|Categories: Companies That Matter, Food, Health, Uncategorized|

There's a lot to be thankful for today. At Matter, we're a small team of passionate people trying to do mighty things in the world. Our goal over the next three years is to expand access to health for 10 million people around the world. In some places that means literally saving someone's life because [...]

Vikings Fans Unite to Shatter MATTERbox Record

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Event, Food, Uncategorized|

Xavier Rhodes wasn’t the only Viking to break a record at US Bank stadium Sunday. Before our boys in purple and gold defeated the Cardinals, Vikings fans united on the Commons outside US Bank Stadium to make a difference in their community, shattering a MATTERbox record! Vikings fans channeled their inner Norseman, braving the cold to pack [...]

Payments for Change – Every Swipe Matters

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Food, Health|Tags: , , |

Persolvent is on a mission to make life easier through innovation and technology. Their new social division, Payments for Change, is taking this to a whole new level. By donating 50% of all processing profits, they connect the business world to the nonprofit world through a sustainable give-back model. This simple act transforms the way [...]

35 Companies that Matter

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Food, Health|

At Matter we believe everyone has the power to change the world, right within their own two hands. At the foundation of every thriving community are companies that leverage their skills, resources, and networks as a force for good.

Fueling Progress in Malawi Through Nutrition

By | August 12th, 2016|Categories: Food, Health, Hospital & Clinic Program, Stories|Tags: , , , |

  As one of the nations that has been most drastically impacted by HIV/AIDS, Malawi is no stranger to adversity. Whether it’s a mother teaching her child with cerebral palsy to walk or a grandmother caring for her orphaned grandchildren, solid nutrition is necessary to fuel progress. In a recent International shipment, we collaborated with [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Target Edition

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Food, Health, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

"Companies that Matter" recognize, the power to make a difference within their community and around the globe is in their own two hands. In light of recent heartache, loss and tragedy in our community, Target decided to step up and DO SOMETHING. As a “Company that Matters”, Target is committed to investing in their local [...]

InSports Foundation uses MATTERbox in Summer Sports Camp

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Food, Health, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

All kids desire and deserve to be active. Unfortunately, monetary constraints oftentimes prevent the formation of a healthy active lifestyle, leading to problems later in life. With over 328,500 Minnesota students receiving free and reduced lunches during the school year and over 250,000 missing meals during the summer months, the issue of scarcity is far [...]

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