Stories

MATTERbox Hitching A Ride On Scott County’s Readmobile

By |2019-05-21T09:27:41+00:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

One of our missions at MATTER focuses on educating and encouraging kids on the importance of healthy eating. To accomplish this mission, we connect with kids in schools, community centers, and sports camps. This summer, our MATTERbox snack packs are hitching a ride on Scott County Library’s Readmobile and heading into communities and parks to [...]

Bringing Purpose to the Fantasy Sports Industry

By |2019-03-20T13:21:23+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

MATTER has begun an exciting partnership with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA), along with sponsors FanDuel and cause marketing pioneer Lou Raiola, collaborating to bring purpose and engagement to the hugely popular and fast-growing fantasy sports industry. Paul Charchian, President of FSTA At the recent Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) Winter Conference, [...]

Timberwolves, Hy-Vee & MATTER Team Up for Healthy Eating!

By |2019-02-17T10:51:25+00:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

The Minnesota Timberwolves, Hy-Vee and MATTER are teaming up to educate and inspire kids on the importance of healthy eating! From February 13-27, customers at all 10 Twin Cities’ Hy-Vee stores can participate in this exciting initiative by purchasing coupons at checkout that will provide MATTERbox meal kits and snack packs to children and families [...]

MATTERbox: Empowering Kids with Health and Nutrition

By |2019-02-13T15:25:11+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, Sports Camps, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: |

At MATTER, we’re on a mission to find solutions for some of today’s greatest global challenges in health, nutrition and education. As described in last week’s blog, the MATTER Innovation Hub (MIH), deploying here in the U.S. and around the world, trains students to meet the challenges they will face in an increasingly technologically dependent [...]

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 [...]

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