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

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, 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 [...]

Nimo Ahmed: A Courageous Woman’s Mission to Restore Dignity to the Disabled

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Stories, Uncategorized|

When you meet Nimo Ahmed, you’re struck immediately by her kind smile and her warm, engaging presence. When you hear her story and learn what she is doing to make a difference in this world, you realize this petite mother of five is no push over. She’s very much a force to be reckoned with. [...]

Jewel of Africa to Shine Bright Again with Help from MATTER

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|

On February 2, the first-ever NVRFLD Charity Poker Event was held in Minneapolis, breaking fundraising records at the party of the year. Sponsored by Latitude, Cambria and World Poker Tour, the event raised over $1.7 Million for medical and agricultural initiatives worldwide. MATTER was honored to be among the recipients of the proceeds and we [...]

MATTERbox Goes National to Increase Access to Healthy Eating

By | February 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 | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, 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 [...]

March 6 I Gorgui Dieng Project Fundraiser

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|

Join us on March 6, 2018 at a brand new event space in the heart of Minneapolis's North Loop to raise pivotal funds towards the continuation of The Gorgui Dieng Project in Senegal. Enjoy an intimate evening enjoying cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres, followed by a short program to learn about the 2018 projects and [...]

No Matter What Has Happened, You Are Priceless

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Armed with a bright blue Super Bowl jacket, a healthy snack, and a message of hope, Super Bowl volunteers will be on the front lines of helping sex trafficking victims and at-risk kids. MATTER and The Link are joining forces during the days surrounding the Super Bowl to provide a healthy meal, along with other [...]

Kids Cook with MATTERbox

By | January 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 [...]

A Look Back

By | December 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

MATTERnation is a name that represents collective impact. Each of us has the opportunity to make a difference in the world; to cause a ripple effect for positive change. And when we look at the action taken by others around us, we are encouraged and inspired to do more. As thousands, and even millions, of [...]

Resounding Joy in Nicaragua

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Hospital In A Box, 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 [...]