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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 [...]

Into the Hands of Those Who Need it Most

By | November 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 [...]

Join MATTER and Tradition Capital Bank: Give Health

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, Simple Act, Uncategorized|

Tradition is a powerful word, and an even more powerful concept. Give to the Max Day is a Minnesota tradition of supporting amazing, local organizations and their work in the community. Generosity is a deeply engrained Minnesota tradition. At MATTER, tradition is a word used with humble acknowledgement of one of our longest-standing and most [...]

Good happens when a little cheer is added to the MATTERbox

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

The Cheerios team at General Mills was onto something when they launched the #GoodGoesRound campaign. They tapped into the belief that better communities—stronger communities, healthier communities, kinder communities—start with small acts of goodness. When Cheerios and Ellen DeGeneres teamed up to kick off the campaign and inspire '1 Million Acts of Good,' General Mills reached out to MATTER to help activate this [...]

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

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Farm In A Box, Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** MATTER RECEIVES $40,000 GRANT FROM THE PENTAIR FOUNDATION St. Louis Park, MN | October 30, 2017 | www.matter.ngo 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 [...]

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, [...]