13 Shipments On The Water + 3 To Depart This Week

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

We're driven to achieve our goal of expanding access to health for 10 million by the end of 2018. So together, with our partners, we're making bold moves to eliminate barriers and move people towards healthier lives around the world. This week teamMATTER has broken a record! At this very moment, we have a total [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Eastside Boys & Girls Club

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Food, Health, teamMATTER, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Making healthy food choices can be difficult, especially as a kid! That's why MATTER has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club to bring MATTERbox Challenges to clubs in the Twin Cities. Combining upbeat games, discussion & the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders we designed the MATTERbox Challenge to enliven youth about healthy food. This past month [...]

MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

In spite of the wind and sleet, more than 100 guests gathered for a memorable evening to help build a sustainable future for Senegal at MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project. ‘I’m blessed to take care of my family, they are not skipping any meals and have access to doctors. I can wake up every [...]

MATTERbox Madness 2017

By | March 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

32 Companies that Matter.  53 Tons of Food. 200K Healthy MATTERbox Meals. One MATTERbox Madness Champion The spirit of competition pulsated throughout TCF Bank Stadium as 32 Companies that MATTER joined forces to activate a healthier community and shatter MATTERbox records at the 4th annual MATTERbox Madness last Thursday.   Teams suited-up in company colors and sported their fiercest [...]


By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Hospital & Clinic Program, Uncategorized|

FROM GARBAGE HEALTH RISES IN DANDORA There is a Kenyan proverb that says “It is the grass that suffers when the elephants fight”. For the poor living in the surroundings of the dump in Dandora, this proverb epitomizes their experience. The Dandora dump sits in the midst of a capital experiencing a vibrant growing economy [...]

Top 5 MATTER Moments

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

1. Healthy Meals for Mogadishu A shipment of FMSC Mana Packs and medical supplies to continue MATTER's & the local MN Somali Community MCAPD (Minnesota Community of African People with Disabilities) work towards rebuilding a healthy and thriving community in Mogadishu, Somalia. 2. MATTERbox Madness Teams Prepare for the WIN This week we met with [...]

Impact Interview: Ethiopia

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Hospital & Clinic Program, Uncategorized|

Filled to the brim with medical supplies the 2nd shipment for AgapeMED departed the MATTER warehouse headed to Ethiopia. We sat down with Aby Tezera of AgapeMED who has been spearheading everything from funding to rallying volunteers in the sorting and packing of medical supplies into MATTERboxes for this shipment. What is the biggest healthcare [...]

Pack a MATTERbox. Meet Xavier Rhodes, Vikings Cheerleaders & Legends

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

 Pack a MATTERbox.  Fuel a Future. Mall of America, Macys Courtyard Sunday, February 19th 2:00 - 5:00 PM Meet Xavier Rhodes, Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders & Legends MATTERbox Cooking Demonstrations by CRAVE Chefs Join Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, Vikings Legends & The Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders to pack a MATTERbox of 5 healthy meals & nutrition [...]

Top 5 Matter Moments

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

1.  Gorgui Dieng, Serge Ibaka & 9 Crown College Students Nine Crown College students from the Congo spent their Saturday afternoon making an impact for their home-country by sorting and packing MATTERboxes of medical supplies at MATTER. Monday evening, after the Timberwolves vs. Magic game the same student’s met NBA Power Forwards Gorgui Dieng and [...]

United FC InSports Day

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

Over 60 Minnesota kids got in the game on the very same practice fields as their favorite professional soccer players at the 2nd Annual United FC InSports Day. InSports days are geared towards exposing kids to a new sport, improve their current skills, technique and set personal goals for each child to work towards. Stewart Ceus, [...]

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