MATTERnation

Nationwide MATTERbox College Campus Packing Event A Success!

By |2019-04-08T10:23:59+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

The second annual nationwide MATTERbox college campus packing event was a huge success! Partnering with General Mills Foodservice and Chartwells Higher Ed, the two-day event engaged college students and volunteers on 100 campuses in 34 states to pack 44,000 MATTERbox snack packs for kids and families to activate healthy eating in their local communities. Eager to [...]

What Do You Have In Your Own Two Hands?

By |2018-12-31T07:39:46+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER was founded on a simple, yet profound, question our founders, Dennis and Megan Doyle, asked themselves nearly twenty years ago: “What do we have our own two hands to help others?” For the Doyles, it was empty warehouse space. Attempting to connect needs to resources, they began to fill their warehouse with life-saving medical [...]

Our Volunteers MATTER!

By |2018-12-05T16:57:44+00:00December 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’s 18th Annual Gala: A Night of Reflection and Celebration

By |2019-01-21T08:42:59+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 |2018-11-14T10:43:47+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 [...]

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