A movement of people who believe they have the power to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges right in their own two hands. One of the biggest challenges we face today is the lack of access to health. All humankind, regardless of race, income, religion, or gender, can have the same access to a full and healthy life. It is only then that we can create a world where we all matter.

Medical Mission Teams Equipped
MATTERboxes Packed
Members of MATTERnation
People Impacted So Far in 2016

Give a MATTERbox

Take the Matter mission to the streets, by giving a MATTERbox to an individual, family, or organization that could benefit. 

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Join a Med Sort

Help sort and package life-saving medical supplies for our upcoming international projects that are expanding access to health for developing communities around the world.

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Become a MATTERnation Advocate

Amplify Matter’s mission in your own community and make an even bigger impact. Need ideas? Check out how MATTERnation is making a difference in your community.

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Upcoming MATTERnation Activation Events

AUG 5 | CrayFest 2017

Smack Shack’s CrayFest, is bigger, better & more impactful than ever!

Saturday August 5th, 2017 | 12 – 8PM | Smack Shack North Loop

It’s the best block party of the summer! You don’t want to […]

MATTERbox: Intern Edition

MATTERbox: Intern Edition

Summer can be one of the hardest times for food vulnerable families, as they cannot rely on school lunch programs to feed their children. It’s a time when many children right here in Minnesota go hungry. This is why the […]

The Children Matter: Benefit Concert | St. Paul, MN | 9.20.17

The Children Matter: Benefit Concert


September 20th, 2017
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Doors open at 5:00 pm

‘See a great rock show, celebrate life & do some good at the same time’ – Gene […]

MATTERnation Volunteer Spotlight: Teresa

“It’s been the best thing that I ever could have done with my life.” Spoken softly and sincerely, Teresa makes it instantly clear that her 40-year career in medicine has been so much more than a job.

Splitting her time between nursing at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, visiting […]

MATTERbox Challenge: EMPOWER Leadership Academy for Girls + Minnesota Vikings

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 […]

Summer Harvest 2017: Creating a Summer that Matters

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 […]

Xavier Rhodes MATTERbox Challenge + InSports Football Camp

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 […]

2016 Annual Report

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


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

 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 […]

Vikings Fans Unite to Shatter MATTERbox Record

Xavier Rhodes wasn’t the only Viking to break a record at US Bank stadium Sunday. Before our boys in purple and gold defeated the Cardinals, Vikings fans united on the Commons outside US Bank Stadium to make a difference in their community, shattering a MATTERbox record!

Vikings fans channeled their inner […]

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