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MATTERbox Madness 2024

MATTERbox Madness 2024: Where Competition Meets Compassion

The tenth annual MATTERbox Madness is right around the corner! On March 7th, sixteen companies will once again meet at the Mall of America® for a friendly competition to pack 10,000 MATTERbox snack packs for hungry children this summer. MATTERbox Madness 2024 brings teams of employees together from some of Minnesota’s most generous companies to …

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Hoops in the Sky

Hoops in the Sky: Luol Deng’s Foundation and Chicago Bulls Team Up for Charity

British Olympic medalist, Sebastian Coe, once said, “Sport is a universal language, building more bridges between people than anything else I can think of.” The truth of this statement was on full display on November 9th, when a couple hundred people gathered in Chicago for Hoops in the Sky, a special event that raised $100,000 …

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Christian Business Development Summit

Faith and Business Unite at the Christian Business Development Summit

Under a scorching African sun, in the shadow of thundering Victoria Falls, more than 60 businesspeople from around the world gathered at the Shamwari Center in the beautiful town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, for the second annual Christian Business Development Summit (formerly Business as Mission Summit). This multi-day conference in October focused on incorporating faith …

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Business As Mission Summit – Impacting Lives, Fulfilling Dreams

The second annual Business As Mission (BAM) Summit was held this week at the Shamwari Center in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. More than 60 people from across the globe participated in the multi-day event. The conference focused on incorporating faith-based principles and values into commerce to build businesses that serve as beacons of hope to their …

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stories from the field

Stories from the Field: Chris & Katie in Zimbabwe

Several of our MATTER team are currently on the ground in Zimbabwe, meeting with our partners and visiting our many projects and initiatives. Among them are Chris Newhouse, Executive Director of Sustainability, and Katie Johnson, Director of Global Health Initiatives. Collaborating together in their respective roles, Chris and Katie work hard to ensure the success …

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Uniting for Impact on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do at MATTER. Our mission of helping people launch projects that improve communities moves forward only as we join hearts and hands in partnership with other like-minded individuals and organizations. Recently, MATTER collaborated with Treasure Island Resort and Casino, Prairie Island Indian Community, and The Minnesota Timberwolves …

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