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Take the Matter mission to the streets, by giving a MATTERbox to an individual, family, or organization in need.

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Run a marathon, have a lemonade stand, instead of gifts make your birthday Matter, the opportunities are endless! Take life’s milestones & start making them Matter today!

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Volunteers MATTER!

During National Volunteer Week, we at MATTER want to express just how much we value and appreciate each and every volunteer that helps make our mission possible!  One of the ways that volunteers engage with MATTER is through our “Companies That MATTER” program. At the foundation of every thriving community are companies that […]

Bismack Biyombo and MATTER Team Up for Congo

The NBA’s Bismack Biyombo and MATTER are teaming up to elevate health in Congo. 

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a nation in crisis. Years of political turmoil are giving rise to increasing waves of violence throughout the country, creating a humanitarian […]

Eddy Cyphers: The Adventure of Serving Others

MATTER can only do the life-changing work we do because of the incredible support of our volunteers, those people who believe in MATTER’s mission and give of their time, energy and resources to help make that mission a reality.

One of these remarkable volunteers is Eddy Cyphers. Eddy contacted MATTER last […]

MATTERbox Activates Healthy Eating Nationwide

During the week of February 26th, hundreds of students and volunteers at 50 college campuses in 26 states packed 30,000 healthy snack packs and distributed them throughout their communities, kicking off the first-ever nationwide MATTERbox packing event.

MATTER partnered with Cheerios and Ellen Degeneres’ One Million Acts of Good and […]

Planting Seeds to Grow Health in Zimbabwe

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”  – Hippocrates

MATTER has begun an exciting, multi-faceted project in the small, rural town of Lukosi in western Zimbabwe. The Lukosi Maternity Hospital serves a population of nearly 10,000 people and facilitates about 50 births per month. But with only 26 beds and sparse, outdated equipment, it struggles […]

Gorgui Dieng Foundation & MATTER Raise More than $500K for Senegal

MATTER and Latitude recently teamed up again to present the second annual Gorgui Dieng Foundation event on March 6, 2018. More than 200 supporters gathered for the event, held at Latitude’s North Loop event space, Elevate by Latitude, to raise  $500,000 for hospital and farm projects in Senegal.

“I always had […]

Nimo Ahmed: A Courageous Woman’s Mission to Restore Dignity to the Disabled

When you meet Nimo Ahmed, you’re struck immediately by her kind smile and her warm, engaging presence. When you hear her story and learn what she is doing to make a difference in this world, you realize this petite mother of five […]

Jewel of Africa to Shine Bright Again with Help from MATTER

On February 2, the first-ever NVRFLD Charity Poker Event was held in Minneapolis, breaking fundraising records at the party of the year. Sponsored by Latitude, Cambria and World Poker Tour, the event raised over $1.7 Million for medical and agricultural initiatives worldwide. MATTER was honored to be among the recipients […]

MATTERbox Goes National to Increase Access to Healthy Eating

DIY is all the rage these days. Whether it’s furniture, home repairs, gifts or decor, everyone wants to Do-It-Yourself. Now, MATTER has incorporated this concept in our latest initiative.

Announcing the DIY MATTERbox. This novel approach to our successful MATTERbox program will activate healthy eating in communities far beyond MATTER’s immediate […]

World-Class Athletes Who are Changing the World with MATTER

Professional athletes are known for their exceptional skill, rigorous training and raw talent. That’s what sets them apart from everyone else. And within the professional athletic world, there are those whose compassion and generous spirit set them apart from their peers. MATTER is proud to partner with three such athletes […]