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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 [...]

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

By | October 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 | www.matter.ngo 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 [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 7

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Farm In A Box, Uncategorized|

Day Seven 8.7.2017 Once Barama, the farm manager, arrived, we could leave the safety of the chicken coop and dig into our last day of work. Gary and I decided to walk the perimeter of the fence to get an accurate measurement of how much was left to do. The sand is much easier to [...]

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

By | September 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 | www.thechildrenmatter.ngo September 11th, 2017 (Minneapolis, MN) – Today, Gene Simmons (KISS Co-founder, [...]

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, [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 6

By | August 6th, 2017|Categories: Farm In A Box, Uncategorized|

Day Six 8.6.2017 Once Barama, the farm manager, arrived, we could leave the safety of the chicken coop and dig into our last day of work. Gary and I decided to walk the perimeter of the fence to get an accurate measurement of how much was left to do. The sand is much easier to [...]

7 Days in Senegal: Day 5

By | August 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Day 5 8.5.2017 We woke up Tuesday morning intending to pack as much in as possible before we head back to Dakar. It started raining for the first time in months at about 7:00am. The rain started coming down harder and at 8:15am. I was feeling very conflicted about having to leave because I knew [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 4

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Farm In A Box, Uncategorized|

Day Four 8.4.2017 Today, everyone is celebrating the end of Ramadan, so not much work can be done. Gary and I are on our own, and without a truck to haul equipment! Gary has many rolls of fence to lay out and posts to bring to the corners, which was very strenuous work without the [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 3

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Day Three 8.3.17 It was a difficult and hot day on the farm. We were up at 6:00am and started sweating immediately. Later in the day, I drove the truck in Kebemer and got reprimanded by the head of the police for taking a video. "Give me your phone! Remove it!" The police man was [...]

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 [...]