MATTERnation

MATTER’s 18th Annual Gala: A Night of Reflection and Celebration

By |2018-10-19T13:08:36+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, Innovation Hub, MATTERnation, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Flutes of champagne welcomed guests to the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, kicking off a festive evening celebrating the collaborative work of MATTER with our partners, donors and friends in bringing health and hope to millions of people next door and around the world. A unique aspect of this year’s Gala [...]

Sombetini Health Center Benefits from Darius Rucker Concert

By |2018-09-28T08:34:55+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Hospitals, Insight Trips, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

When people come together for a cause greater than themselves – to bring hope to others - good things happen. In the midst of September storms and Midwest heat, hundreds of people gathered for a private benefit concert in Illinois to raise funds for the Sombetini Health Center in Arusha, Tanzania. Headlining the concert was [...]

General Mills Special Honoree at MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018

By |2018-09-17T13:10:07+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER is pleased to announce General Mills will be one of our special honorees at the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018, at MATTER’s national headquarters in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. At MATTER we believe everyone, individuals and corporations alike, has the power to change the world, right within their own two hands. [...]

Minnesota Vikings Fans Score By Packing MATTERbox Snack Packs

By |2018-08-17T14:55:21+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

Despite soaring temperatures and high humidity on Tuesday, enthusiastic Minnesota Vikings fans packed over 1,600 MATTERbox Snack Packs at the Vikings’ new state-of-the-art training facility. This surpassed last year’s number and scored a new record for our annual Vikings training camp packing event! Distributed to children and youth in our community, each snack pack contains [...]

Xavier Rhodes: Scoring a Touchdown for Nutrition

By |2018-06-22T07:01:33+00:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Like PB & J or Batman & Robin, sports and nutrition are two things that just naturally go together. There are few better examples of this vital combination than professional athletes. At the top of their game, athletes are living proof that eating well is an essential component to performance. And, when it comes to [...]

MATTERbox Madness is Coming!

By |2018-08-06T08:00:43+00:00May 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 [...]

MATTER Insight Trips: Making the Human Connection in Haiti

By |2018-08-06T08:00:44+00:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Insight Trips, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

“We all want to know and be known. That's why doing good is so powerful when the focus is first and foremost the people and not the project.” - Author Chris Marlow MATTER’s donors are some of the most generous, kind and compassionate people on earth. Their commitment to MATTER’s vision of improving access to [...]

Volunteers MATTER!

By |2018-08-06T08:00:44+00:00April 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+00:00April 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 [...]