Uncategorized

Pioneering A New Approach To Education: Aubrey Chiwundura

By |2019-08-14T16:27:59+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , |

“I hope that everything they do here helps their future to be brighter, not only on the educational side but even in life, because the creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which are all promoted by the MATTER Innovation Hub, also apply even in life.” Sharing his hopes for the 260 students he works with [...]

First MATTER Innovation Hub in Africa Unveiled in Zimbabwe

By |2019-08-02T11:42:58+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

July 17 was a momentous day at the Victoria Falls Primary School in Zimbabwe. Students and staff lined up in neat rows in the school's courtyard awaiting the arrival of Zimbabwe’s First Lady. As dignitaries and distinguished guests began to arrive and the media set up their cameras, the air was thick with anticipation. The [...]

Regenerate Senegal: Ag Conference Helps Farmers Grow

By |2019-07-24T16:34:13+00:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Agriculture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

By Chris Newhouse, MATTER's Agricultural Program Director. From July 7-13th, MATTER facilitated the second Regenerate Senegal agricultural conference in partnership with the Gorgui Dieng Foundation, the Beer-Sheba Project, and Minneapolis based Terra Ingredients. Several international experts in a variety of agricultural fields traveled to Senegal to spend the week with about 50 farmers from Senegal, Liberia [...]

Partners for Health in Congo: HealthPartners Loads Container

By |2019-07-19T14:54:31+00:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Soaring temperatures in the Twin Cities yesterday failed to deter the enthusiasm of a dedicated group from HealthPartners who joined the MATTER team in our sweltering warehouse to load a 40-foot container of medical equipment bound for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). HealthPartners, one of our largest hospital partners, typically partners for health with [...]

Innovative Solutions Increasing Health Access: South Africa

By |2019-06-27T14:14:07+00:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|

In the months leading up to our 2019 Gala, we’ll feature stories showcasing how MATTER and our partners are finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. This week continues our look at the challenge that half of the world’s population is unable to access essential health services.    According to [...]

MATTER Partners Make It Happen: Saving Lives Worldwide

By |2019-06-19T14:20:41+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the months leading up to our 2019 Gala, we’ll feature stories showcasing how MATTER and our partners are finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. For the next several weeks, we’ll focus on the challenge that half the world’s population is unable to access essential health services. This week's blog [...]

Access To Health In Kenya: It Started With Three Kids

By |2019-06-13T07:46:10+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In the months leading up to our 2019 Gala, we'll feature stories showcasing how MATTER and our partners are finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. For the next several weeks, we'll focus on the challenge that half the world's population is unable to access essential health services. This week's [...]

You Don’t Need To Be A Charity To Change The World!

By |2019-06-04T12:43:23+00:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

At MATTER, we believe you don’t need to be a charity to change the world. When individuals and companies come together to pool their energy and resources for a cause greater than themselves amazing things happen that can change the world for those being impacted. For proof, look no further than what happened on May [...]

Summer Harvest and MATTERbox Madness – This Thursday!

By |2019-05-28T16:02:33+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The countdown is on! This Thursday, May 30, MATTERbox Madness will descend on the Mall of America! Held in conjunction with 5 Eyewitness News Summer Harvest for Kids, it will be a full day of excitement and energy packing MATTERbox meal kits and snack packs to benefit kids across Minnesota this summer. With last year's [...]

Fundraise for MATTER