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Families Put The “DO” In Donate & Help Community

By |2020-03-30T15:06:49+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

When MATTER board member Amanda Escen heard about the MATTERbox Snack Pack Kit, she immediately ordered one. She loved the idea that her family, including her two young children, could pack 50 healthy snack packs from the safety and comfort of their home and give them to children, seniors or anyone in need during this [...]

MATTER Mobilizes: Update From Quenton Marty

By |2020-03-30T15:07:59+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

you matter.   Dear MATTER Friends, Thank you so much for your longstanding support of MATTER and our global mission to increase access to health, a mission now more critical than ever. Your support allows MATTER staff to rapidly mobilize to respond to the current health challenges with the resources and urgency required in a [...]

YOU MATTER Cooking Show: Healthy Recipes Play Starring Role!

By |2020-03-13T09:40:08+00:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

This week's blog is written by MATTER's Vice President of Business Operations, Victor Salamone.  Lights! Camera! Action!   Standing in the darkened studio room under a bright spotlight with a television camera staring us in the face, my MATTER colleagues and I straightened our aprons, took a deep breath to calm our nerves and happily welcomed [...]

International Women’s Day: Honoring Chipo Mtasa

By |2020-03-06T22:10:07+00:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Sunday is International Women’s Day. At MATTER, we’re privileged to work with some of the most inspiring, dedicated, and accomplished women from around the world. On MATTER’s Board of Directors sits one of these amazing women, Chipo Mtasa. A successful businesswoman and passionate humanitarian, Chipo’s life is dedicated to helping others and improving life in [...]

Good Goes Round: College Campus Packing Event 2020

By |2020-03-05T21:38:17+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

General Mills Foodservice Partners with MATTER & Chartwells Higher Education to Host Volunteer Event on College Campuses Nationwide About The Event For the third year, General Mills Foodservice is partnering with Chartwells Higher Education and MATTER to engage college students in a mass, two-day volunteer effort to spread good in their communities and help fight [...]

MATTERbox Packing Partnership: 2020 NGA Show

By |2020-02-27T15:37:37+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

At MATTER, we have the privilege to partner with some of the best organizations in the world to help them make an impact for good in their communities.  Recently, we developed a MATTERbox packing partnership with the National Grocers Association (NGA) and Clarion Events North America to host a volunteer event at their annual NGA Show in San Diego which included attendees from throughout the United States. The result [...]

Working Together Produces Little Moments of Big Impact

By |2020-02-21T09:26:09+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

This week's guest blog written by Joie Norby Lê, PhD, Co-Director of Education|Special Projects for Friends of the Lakota Nation, Inc.  Oftentimes, the work we do would not be possible without the assistance of others. For our organization, Friends of the Lakota Nation (FOLN), this certainly proves true. In October of 2019, our nonprofit developed [...]

Our Global Village: Partnering with HOPE and CARE for Children in Liberia

By |2020-02-07T21:20:36+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Agriculture, Hospitals, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: |

They say it takes a village to raise a child. At MATTER we understand the concept of “village” well. In fact, we rely on it. It takes a village, oftentimes a global village, to nurture life-changing projects from the infancy of initial ideas to their activation in the community. A recent project in the West [...]

Calling all Companies! Compete in MATTERbox Madness 2020!

By |2020-03-02T13:54:54+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERbox Madness, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

If your organization would like to compete in MATTERbox Madness to help feed hungry kids this summer, please contact Victor Salamone at MATTER for more information! It’s January in Minnesota. The snow is flying, the temperatures are plummeting and everyone is looking forward to spring. For us here at MATTER, it’s not just green grass and baseball we’re anticipating. Springtime at MATTER means MATTERbox Madness, our annual MATTERbox packing event that [...]

How Could YOU MATTER? UMN-TC Student Develops Inventory Solution

By |2020-01-24T06:07:34+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: |

What happens when people know they matter and use their unique skills and expertise to make a difference in peoples’ lives? At MATTER recently, we learned the answer when a student from the University of Minnesota volunteered to help us improve our inventory system. Because of his efforts, MATTER will be able to serve our [...]

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