Health

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 [...]

Access to Health Brings Hope & Healing for Women in Haiti

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Global, Health, Hospital & Clinic Program, Uncategorized|

-Haiti has the highest incidences of cervical cancer in the world. Cervical cancer takes the lives of more women in Haiti than all other cancers combined, yet it is so preventable! The test is simple and treatment takes only minutes. So why isn't every clinic offering cervical cancer testing? Hospitals and clinics simply do not have [...]

Community Paramedics Use MATTERbox As Teaching Tool With Patients

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: Health, Stories|

Community Paramedic. For most, this term conjures an image of emergency, flashing lights, and crisis; but for many, Community Paramedics are part of their health care plan and support team. Allina Health offers a revolutionary program for high-risk patients such as seniors and the chronically ill. These patients are often times return visitors in the [...]

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 [...]

Simple Act: Stories That Matter Baby Moses

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: Health, Hospital & Clinic Program, Simple Act, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Our Lady Visitation Maternity Clinic has officially opened and it's first patient, baby Moses, is a true testament to the impact this clinic will have in the community. Baby  Moses, only days old, was found abandon in a paper bad amidst 'The Dandora Dump'. A local woman found the crying newborn and brought him to Visitation Maternity. Doctors and [...]

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 & Matter Team Up to Expand Access to Health for MN Women

By | October 27th, 2016|Categories: Event, Health, Uncategorized|

Defending access to health, the Minnesota Vikings & Matter joined forces for the 2nd Annual Vikings Matter Women's Distribution to raise awareness and support for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Tuesday afternoon, purple pride pulsated throughout the #teamMATTER Experience Center as Vikings cheerleaders, staff, Vikings' wives and Vikings Alum, Mike Morris, distributed over $400,000 in women’s [...]

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 [...]

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