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Kyle Rudolph: Encouraging Exercise & Eating Healthy

By | July 20th, 2018|Categories: Camp, MATTERbox, 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 [...]

MATTERbox Madness 2018

By | July 5th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

There’s always plenty of energy and excitement at the Mall of America, but on June 14 it was off the charts! That’s the day MATTERbox Madness descended on America’s largest mall and made a giant impact on health and nutrition for thousands of Twin Cities’ kids this summer. Twenty-five Twin Cities’ Companies That MATTER participated [...]

Xavier Rhodes: Scoring a Touchdown for Nutrition

By | June 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Like PB & J or Batman & Robin, sports and nutrition are two things that just naturally go together. There are few better examples of this vital combination than professional athletes. At the top of their game, athletes are living proof that eating well is an essential component to performance. And, when it comes to [...]

Smart Nutrition is Fun!

By | June 7th, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

One of the biggest challenges for families today is eating healthy. With the ease of fast food and the abundance of cheap, processed foods, busy families often choose convenience over nutrition. Enter Chef Marshall O’Brien. His mission is to educate and empower people to achieve quality lives through smart nutrition. He believes when families eat [...]

MATTERbox Madness is Coming!

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

The countdown is on! Only two more weeks until MATTERbox Madness descends on the Mall of America. This year, MATTERbox Madness is teaming up with the 5 Eyewitness News Summer Harvest for Kids campaign to help ensure that Minnesota’s kids are fueled up and getting the nutrition they need during these summer months. During the [...]

Revitalizing Farms to Regenerate a Nation

By | May 24th, 2018|Categories: Events, Farm In A Box, Uncategorized|

On August 10-15, 2018, MATTER will host an innovative agriculture conference at the Gorgui Dieng Center for Agricultural Excellence in Kebemer, Senegal. Regenerate Senegal will be an interactive conference to explore effective strategies to increase productivity of farms and soils in Senegal, and create an ecologically stable crop resource. A diverse group of experts from [...]

Building A Home That Matters

By | May 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

At MATTER, we are committed to finding innovative ways to forward our mission to expand access to health. Whether it’s through our unique You MATTER snack packs for kids in our local community or a custom-designed surgical pod in Congo, we are determined to find creative, meaningful ways to meet the needs of people in [...]

MATTER Insight Trips: Making the Human Connection in Haiti

By | May 4th, 2018|Categories: Insight Trips, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

“We all want to know and be known. That's why doing good is so powerful when the focus is first and foremost the people and not the project.” - Author Chris Marlow MATTER’s donors are some of the most generous, kind and compassionate people on earth. Their commitment to MATTER’s vision of improving access to [...]

UnitedHealth Group Provides Health and Hope with You MATTER Snack Packs

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

MATTER’S mission is to expand access to health, next door and around the world. One of the ways we do this is through our  innovative MATTERbox program which educates and empowers people towards healthier eating. But it takes community effort to make this a reality, so we are always grateful when companies and organizations join [...]

Volunteers MATTER!

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|

During National Volunteer Week, we at MATTER want to express just how much we value and appreciate each and every volunteer that helps make our mission possible!  One of the ways that volunteers engage with MATTER is through our "Companies That MATTER" program. At the foundation of every thriving community are companies that leverage their skills, resources, and [...]