MATTERnation

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 [...]

MATTER Insight Trips: Making the Human Connection in Haiti

By | May 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 | 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 [...]

Eddy Cyphers: The Adventure of Serving Others

By | April 6th, 2018|Categories: Farm In A Box, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Into the Hands of Those Who Need it Most

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERnation, Stories, Uncategorized|

There was great need, and MATTERnation responded. In the two months since The Children Matter Benefit Concert on September 20, there has been a steady stream of support for hurricane relief coming in and critical aid going out from MATTER in seven shipments to affected areas in Houston, Anguilla, Dominica and Puerto Rico. Thanks to [...]

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, [...]

AUG 5 | CrayFest 2017

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

Smack Shack's CrayFest, is bigger, better & more impactful than ever! Saturday August 5th, 2017 | 12 - 8PM | Smack Shack North Loop It's the best block party of the summer! You don't want to miss their Famous Cray Fish Boil & Eating Contest,Modelo USA,Fulton Beer, Indeed Brewing Company and Fair State Brewing Cooperative beer and Captain Morgan hurricanes. New this [...]

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, [...]