MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities

You Matter Here: Giving Back Provides Purpose and Hope

By |2020-10-02T08:56:41-05:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

This week's blog is written by Lindsey O'Connor who was recently part of a MATTER virtual packing event hosted by her company. Lindsey is a food and beverage trend researcher by day, diving deep into trends in the food world and discovering connections between humans and the foods they consume. In her free time, she’s [...]

Volunteering Virtually: Engaging Employees During A Pandemic

By |2020-08-14T12:23:59-05:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

In recent years, more and more companies have recognized the benefits of giving back to their communities by providing employees with opportunities to volunteer. Not only does it make their brand more recognizable in the communities in which they work, but it also makes for happier employees. Regarding a recent survey on the importance of workplace volunteerism, businessnewsdaily.com noted,  “The research revealed that employers that encourage and promote [...]

Jeannie Burns Buckner: Making A Difference When It Matters

By |2020-07-17T09:12:32-05:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

Though 2020 has been a tough year, it’s also provided MATTERnation with some amazing opportunities to step up in new and creative ways to reach out to our neighbors, to rebuild communities and to help those on the margins of society. There’s no better example of someone making the most of these opportunities than one of MATTERnation’s most ardent supporters and partners, Jeannie Burns Buckner.   As a mother and grandmother, Jeannie is a passionate advocate for the healthcare needs of women and children around the world. After helping [...]

Be A Superhero: Tell Someone They Matter

By |2020-06-12T17:42:00-05:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

In the wake of the civil unrest following George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis last month, residents of the city and beyond came out in full force to help bring peace and healing to their gutted communities. Parking lots were filled with seas of grocery bags and mountains of diapers. Floods of neighbors came pouring out of homes with buckets and brooms to clean up the debris.   Amidst the darkness of fear and death, [...]

Collaborating Helps Community Causes Come To Life!

By |2020-01-10T07:55:03-06:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|Tags: |

It was the first Saturday in December when nearly forty volunteers from St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie gathered at MATTER to kick-off their first annual Holiday Giving Program. Designed as an outreach to the local community during the holiday season, St. Andrew chose to fund and pack MATTERbox meal kits. With Christmas in [...]

Helping Kickstart Your Big Ideas To Change The World!

By |2020-01-02T20:16:45-06:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: |

What happens when people believe they matter? What happens when people realize they have what it takes to make this world a better place? At MATTER, we know first-hand the power of people who believe they have a unique and vital role in finding solutions to some of the biggest problems facing our world today. Throughout 2019, we saw the [...]

Our Volunteers MATTER!

By |2018-12-05T16:57:44-06:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

MATTERnation is the word we use to describe the collective effort that makes MATTER’s work possible. Without the support of those who share our vision to create a world where everyone matters, MATTER simply wouldn’t exist. Our work and impact is only possible as a result of the collective efforts of our partners, donors and [...]

MATTER Race Car Drives Visibility For Nutrition & Performance

By |2018-10-30T09:47:00-05:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: |

There’s a first time for everything, and MATTER was excited to cheer on the first MATTER race car at the F4 United States Championship at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on October 20, 2018! The race was part of the Formula 1 Pirelli 2018 United States Grand Prix. Driver Ben Anderson selected [...]

Volunteers MATTER!

By |2020-04-03T17:16:10-05:00April 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 [...]

Eddy Cyphers: The Adventure of Serving Others

By |2018-08-06T08:00:44-05:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

MATTER can only do the life-changing work we do because of the incredible support of our volunteers, those people who believe in MATTER’s mission and give of their time, energy and resources to help make that mission a reality. One of these remarkable volunteers is Eddy Cyphers. Eddy contacted MATTER last year with an interest [...]

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