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Smart Nutrition is Fun!

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

One of the biggest challenges for families today is eating healthy. With the ease of fast food and the abundance of cheap, processed foods, busy families often choose convenience over nutrition. Enter Chef Marshall O’Brien. His mission is to educate and empower people to achieve quality lives through smart nutrition. He believes when families eat [...]

MATTERbox Madness is Coming!

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

The countdown is on! Only two more weeks until MATTERbox Madness descends on the Mall of America. This year, MATTERbox Madness is teaming up with the 5 Eyewitness News Summer Harvest for Kids campaign to help ensure that Minnesota’s kids are fueled up and getting the nutrition they need during these summer months. During the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kids Cook with MATTERbox

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

“YUM! This is really good!” exclaimed a student during a recent MATTERbox cooking session at Brooklyn Center High School. For five weeks, 12 high school students with the 21st Century Learning Program worked alongside Timber Bay Mentors and MATTER to create and explore simple, healthy, and delicious meals that students were encouraged to re-create at [...]

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 [...]

Houston Matters. Minnesota Cares.

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

Houston is in need, so we're responding! And we're asking YOU to join us. We believe in a world where every single person can live a full and healthy life. So, in response to Hurricane Harvey MATTER in partnership with organizations on-the-ground in Houston is actively working to send and distribute over 40,000 MATTERbox Meals, [...]

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, [...]