Stories

MATTER Race Car Drives Visibility For Nutrition & Performance

By |2018-10-30T09:47:00+00:00October 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 [...]

Kyle Rudolph: Encouraging Exercise & Eating Healthy

By |2018-07-20T07:34:37+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, Sports Camps, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

High energy, fun and excitement filled the air as Kyle Rudolph’s ProCamp kicked off on July 17, 2018! More than 1,000 kids converged on Providence Academy in Plymouth, Minnesota to participate in the camp. While the focus of the two days was football, including hands-on instruction, working on fundamental skills and participating in contests, MATTER [...]

Kids Cook with MATTERbox

By |2018-08-06T08:00:46+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

“YUM! This is really good!” exclaimed a student during a recent MATTERbox cooking session at Brooklyn Center High School. For five weeks, 12 high school students with the 21st Century Learning Program worked alongside Timber Bay Mentors and MATTER to create and explore simple, healthy, and delicious meals that students were encouraged to re-create at [...]

Resounding Joy in Nicaragua

By |2018-08-06T08:00:46+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Hospitals, Simple Act, Stories, Uncategorized|

Over the past year, MATTER has worked with partners here at home and around the world on projects large and small. From building hospitals from the ground up to providing local kids with healthy food, we are committed to providing solutions that break down barriers to health. We recently received the following letter from one of [...]

Into the Hands of Those Who Need it Most

By |2017-11-30T09:37:46+00:00November 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 [...]

Community Paramedics Use MATTERbox As Teaching Tool With Patients

By |2018-08-06T08:00:53+00:00January 18th, 2017|Categories: Stories|

Community Paramedic. For most, this term conjures an image of emergency, flashing lights, and crisis; but for many, Community Paramedics are part of their health care plan and support team. Allina Health offers a revolutionary program for high-risk patients such as seniors and the chronically ill. These patients are often times return visitors in the [...]

Fueling Progress in Malawi Through Nutrition

By |2018-08-06T08:00:55+00:00August 12th, 2016|Categories: Hospitals, Stories|Tags: , , , |

  As one of the nations that has been most drastically impacted by HIV/AIDS, Malawi is no stranger to adversity. Whether it’s a mother teaching her child with cerebral palsy to walk or a grandmother caring for her orphaned grandchildren, solid nutrition is necessary to fuel progress. In a recent International shipment, we collaborated with [...]

The Sound of Silence

By |2018-08-06T08:00:56+00:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: Stories, Uncategorized|

Only one muffled cry could be heard. A sound so soft, it could only have come from a very new life. Yet, this sound was eerily loud in a hospital hallway that otherwise was deathly silent. Down a dark narrow hallway, 20 young mothers sat on plastic chairs in single file, their new lives lying [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Target Edition

By |2018-08-06T08:00:56+00:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

"Companies that Matter" recognize, the power to make a difference within their community and around the globe is in their own two hands. In light of recent heartache, loss and tragedy in our community, Target decided to step up and DO SOMETHING. As a “Company that Matters”, Target is committed to investing in their local [...]