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MATTERbox Challenge: EMPOWER Leadership Academy for Girls + Minnesota Vikings

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER is always searching for new ways to empower youth and show them just how much they MATTER. So when the opportunity to partner with The Minnesota Vikings and EMPOWER Leadership Academy for Girls at one of their summer day camps this past weekend, we were beyond excited! Throughout the day, a group of 43 girls [...]

Summer Harvest 2017: Creating a Summer that Matters

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

On the morning of June 8th, before the sun had even thought about rising, volunteers were hard at work in the otherwise-empty Mall of America. Only one thing can explain why anyone would crawl out of bed hours before the doors of Starbucks open: passion. Fueled by passion and hosted by KSTP, MATTER teamed up [...]

Xavier Rhodes MATTERbox Challenge + InSports Football Camp

By | May 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

Join Minnesota Vikings Cornerback Xavier Rhodes at US Bank Stadium on June 23rd for a InSports Football Camp + MATTERbox Challenge! Campers get hands-on instruction alongside Xavier Rhodes, with fundamental football skills & drills stations, contests, and non-contact games in a high-energy, fun, and positive environment. Campers will be placed in small groups to ensure that each [...]

MATTERbox Backpack Deliveries

By | May 19th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

Every 3rd Thursday of the month is backpack delivery day for the Students at Stonebridge Global School. With a staggering 97% of students eligible for the free/reduced lunch program,  HOPEworldwide's MN Chapter has partnered with Stonebridge to not only get meals to the students but activate healthier futures for the kids & their families. Over the past [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Vikings + InSports Town Take Over

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Loaded to the brim with bright orange MATTERboxes, the MATTER truck headed to Morris, Minnesota for the Vikings Town Takeover InSports football camp on May 3! Hosted at Big Cat Stadium, former Viking EJ Henderson and the Morris Varsity football team led over 300 kids between 5-13 years old in different drills with the Morris [...]

The Gorgui Dieng Project: Update From Senegal

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The MATTER team is on the ground in Senegal this week with Gorgui Dieng and Roger & Nancy McCabe to celebrate the exciting progress of The Gorgui Dieng Project in Dakar. Tuesday started with a check-in at the hospital where we met the most adorable hand-holding twins in the neonatal unit. These newborns are now [...]

2016 Annual Report

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospital In A Box, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: |

In 2016, we made bold moves to ignite a movement of people with the belief that PEOPLE MATTER. Together, we activated healthier lives and eliminated barriers for 2,724,668 people moving them towards a healthier life! Read Here: Annual Report 2016  

MATTERbox Challenge: Eastside Boys & Girls Club

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, 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: Events, Farm In A Box, Hospital In A Box, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

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: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, 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 [...]