Get To Know Amanda Escen, MATTER’s New Board Chair

By |2021-02-17T09:35:27-06:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Press & Awards, Stories, Uncategorized|

Earlier this month, MATTER's board of directors elected Amanda Escen as board chair. Amanda assumes the position from Casey Carl, who will continue to serve on the MATTER board. As MATTER's first female board chair, Amanda brings a wealth of experience to her new role. She currently serves as the Manager of Investment Operations at [...]

Chipo Mtasa Joins MATTER Board of Directors

By |2019-03-07T09:42:54-06:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Press & Awards, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER is excited to announce the election of Chipo Mtasa to the MATTER Board of Directors. Chipo is the Managing Director of TelOne, one of the largest telecommunication entities in Zimbabwe. Her selection to the board reflects MATTER’s continued efforts to expand and deepen partner relationships in Africa. Casey Carl, MATTER Board Chair, expressed the [...]

MATTER Board of Directors Elects Casey Carl as Chair

By |2018-09-05T09:39:11-05:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Selection of Target’s Former Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer Further Strengthens MATTER’s Focus on Strategic Growth MATTER announced today that Casey Carl, former chief strategy & innovation officer of Target Corporation, has been elected as board chair. Casey’s selection reinforces the organization’s focus on innovation while strategically growing to deliver solutions that give people locally, [...]

Gorgui Dieng Foundation & MATTER Raise More than $500K for Senegal

By |2018-08-06T08:00:44-05:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Events, Hospitals, Press & Awards, Uncategorized|

MATTER and Latitude recently teamed up again to present the second annual Gorgui Dieng Foundation event on March 6, 2018. More than 200 supporters gathered for the event, held at Latitude's North Loop event space, Elevate by Latitude, to raise  $500,000 for hospital and farm projects in Senegal. "I always had it in my mind [...]

MATTERbox Goes National to Increase Access to Healthy Eating

By |2018-08-06T08:00:46-05:00February 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 [...]

World-Class Athletes Who are Changing the World with MATTER

By |2021-04-05T13:41:58-05:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Hospitals, Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Professional athletes are known for their exceptional skill, rigorous training and raw talent. That's what sets them apart from everyone else. And within the professional athletic world, there are those whose compassion and generous spirit set them apart from their peers. MATTER is proud to partner with three such athletes this year: Bismack Biyombo of [...]

Press Release: MATTER Receives $40,000 Grant from the Pentair Foundation

By |2020-03-06T13:35:39-06:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Agriculture, Press & Awards, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: |

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** MATTER RECEIVES $40,000 GRANT FROM THE PENTAIR FOUNDATION St. Louis Park, MN | October 30, 2017 | October 30, 2017 (St Louis Park, MN) - MATTER is pleased to announce it is a 2017 grant recipient of The Pentair Foundation. The $40,000 grant will support MATTER’s Lukosi Community Demonstration Farm project [...]

Press Release: Matter is a Smart Givers Charity Review Council Meets Standards® Organization!

By |2018-08-06T08:00:47-05:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** MATTER IS A SMART GIVERS CHARITY REVIEW COUNCIL MEETS STANDARDS® ORGANIZATION! St. Louis Park, MN | October 3, 2017 | October 3, 2017 (St Louis Park, MN) - St. Louis Park-based global nonprofit MATTER is thrilled to announce that MATTER received Charities Review Council’s Meets Standards® seal, a visual marker on [...]

Press Release: Gene Simmons & Ace Frehley Announce Performance Together At The Children Matter Benefit Concert

By |2018-01-29T10:44:37-06:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** Gene Simmons & Ace Frehley Will Perform Together For The First Time in Sixteen Years For ‘The Children Matter’ Benefit Concert For Hurricane Victims with special guests Don Felder & Cheap Trick St. Paul, MN | September 20th, 2017 | September 11th, 2017 (Minneapolis, MN) – Today, Gene Simmons (KISS Co-founder, [...]

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