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General Mills Special Honoree at MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018

By |2018-09-17T13:10:07+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER is pleased to announce General Mills will be one of our special honorees at the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018, at MATTER’s national headquarters in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. At MATTER we believe everyone, individuals and corporations alike, has the power to change the world, right within their own two hands. [...]

Regenerate Senegal Conference: Finding Farming Solutions!

By |2018-09-07T17:11:06+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Education, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

“Farming is the future of Africa.” It’s a hot August day in the small, rural village of Kebemer, in northwest Senegal. A group of Senegalese and international farmers have gathered together for a first-of-its kind conference, Regenerate Senegal, to address the challenges facing desert farming. Speaking to the participants is Senegal native and Minnesota Timberwolves [...]

MATTER Gala Announcement: First Lady of Zimbabwe to be Special Guest!

By |2018-09-06T12:04:13+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|

MATTER is excited to announce Her Excellency the First Lady of Zimbabwe, the Honorable Madam Auxillia Mnangagwa, will be our special guest at the 18th annual 'Night to MATTER' Gala on October 13, 2018. MATTER has partnered with Mrs. Mnangagwa’s Angel of Hope Foundation to oversee a three-year strategic initiative to refurbish key hospitals and [...]

MATTER Board of Directors Elects Casey Carl as Chair

By |2018-09-05T09:39:11+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Press & Awards, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Selection of Target’s Former Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer Further Strengthens MATTER’s Focus on Strategic Growth MATTER announced today that Casey Carl, former chief strategy & innovation officer of Target Corporation, has been elected as board chair. Casey’s selection reinforces the organization’s focus on innovation while strategically growing to deliver solutions that give people locally, [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub: Hope & Opportunity Through Education

By |2018-08-31T13:19:46+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela MATTER is excited to announce our newest initiative: the MATTER Innovation Hub. This unique, customizable learning center is the result of a collaborative effort between MATTER, Modular Life Solutions, and Jamf, a computer software company specializing in Apple management [...]

Minnesota Vikings Fans Score By Packing MATTERbox Snack Packs

By |2018-08-17T14:55:21+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

Despite soaring temperatures and high humidity on Tuesday, enthusiastic Minnesota Vikings fans packed over 1,600 MATTERbox Snack Packs at the Vikings’ new state-of-the-art training facility. This surpassed last year’s number and scored a new record for our annual Vikings training camp packing event! Distributed to children and youth in our community, each snack pack contains [...]

Innovations in Partnership and Health for Zimbabwe

By |2018-08-10T11:48:13+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Winnie, a nurse from Victoria Falls Hospital in Zimbabwe, describes the difficulty of working without the proper equipment and supplies to treat her patients. “We get people in accidents that need x-rays, pregnant women that require ultrasounds and we can’t treat them properly. It’s so frustrating.” Looking at the towering stacks of MATTER boxes filled [...]

Hope for Women Living in the Shadows

By |2018-08-09T08:39:15+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Restoring Health and Hope to Afghan Women Suffering from Obstetric Fistula The reality is heartbreaking and hard to fathom. Thousands of women in Afghanistan suffer from a debilitating injury received during childbirth that forces them to live in the shadows, ashamed, humiliated, ostracized by society and sometimes even by their own families. An event in [...]

Ten Companies Collaborate and Make a Difference: The MATTER Intern Event!

By |2018-08-06T08:00:43+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

On July 19, 2018, ten companies joined forces to do good by offering their interns a chance to impact the community through a large, exciting event at Target Field! Hosted by MATTER, more than 440 motivated and energized interns packed approximately 7,000 healthy MATTERbox meals. The participating interns also had the opportunity to connect with [...]