You Matter Stories Episode 4: Dean Hager’s Spark of Hope Changes Lives

By |2022-09-23T08:19:16-05:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, You Matter Stories|

This is the fourth episode in our continuing series, You Matter Stories.   On a seemingly ordinary day more than thirty years ago, 16-year-old Dean Hager found himself sitting in detention. Again. School wasn’t high on his list of priorities, so he got in trouble. A lot. For Dean, school didn’t matter all that much. Growing [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub Update: Unlocking Student Creativity!

By |2022-07-01T09:05:03-05:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|

MATTER Innovation Hub Update "Creativity now is as important to education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status."  - Sir Ken Robins Reading, writing, and arithmetic...the starting point in any education or future career. Yet, the jobs of today, (and the high-level thinking required in a complex 21st-century world) reveal that [...]

MATTER Project Updates – May 2022

By |2022-05-27T07:04:08-05:00May 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 [...]

MATTER Project Updates: Partners Making An Impact

By |2022-04-22T06:58:54-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Hospitals, Innovation Hub, MATTER Pro, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

Welcome to our monthly update on projects that have launched or will soon be launching at MATTER.  MATTER Innovation Hub A new MATTER Innovation Hub (MIH) opened last week at the Conway Community Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Our partner, The Sanneh Foundation, constructed and designed a special room specifically for MIH learning. As part [...]

MATTER Project Update – April 2022

By |2022-04-01T07:48:58-05:00April 1st, 2022|Categories: Careers, Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Innovation Hub, MATTERbox, MATTERbox Madness, Uncategorized|

If you're wondering what's happening in MATTERnation these days, wonder no more. It's time for another MATTER Project Update! Ukraine Medical Relief   As the war continues to rage on in Ukraine, MATTER is continuing our efforts to provide medical relief supplies to the people in that beleaguered country. In collaboration with our partners, Chalice [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub Update

By |2022-03-03T13:04:03-06:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

MATTER INNOVATION HUB UPDATE Welcome to the first MATTER Innovation Hub (MIH) quarterly update! Here you will find the latest MIH news, stories and impact numbers, plus discover what’s ahead for this exciting and growing MATTER initiative. The MIH program has a radical goal of creating customized education paths for each child. Self-directed, self-paced learning [...]

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 |2022-04-19T12:47:23-05:00December 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. [...]

Jamf + MATTER = Activating Innovation In Education

By |2021-10-21T15:20:22-05:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: |

If you’re part of the Apple IT and InfoSec world, you’re probably aware of the world’s largest gathering of Apple enthusiasts happening this week. Hosted by Jamf, the Minneapolis-based leader in mobile device management solutions for Apple devices, the Jamf Nation User Conference, or JNUC, is in its twelfth year and bigger than ever. In [...]

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