MATTERblog

PROJECT: DANDORA

March 16th, 2017|

FROM GARBAGE HEALTH RISES IN DANDORA There is a Kenyan proverb that says “It is the grass that suffers when the elephants fight”. For the poor living in the surroundings of the dump in Dandora, [...]

Top 5 MATTER Moments

March 3rd, 2017|

1. Healthy Meals for Mogadishu A shipment of FMSC Mana Packs and medical supplies to continue MATTER's & the local MN Somali Community MCAPD (Minnesota Community of African People with Disabilities) work towards rebuilding a [...]

Impact Interview: Ethiopia

February 22nd, 2017|

Filled to the brim with medical supplies the 2nd shipment for AgapeMED departed the MATTER warehouse headed to Ethiopia. We sat down with Aby Tezera of AgapeMED who has been spearheading everything from funding to [...]

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

February 16th, 2017|

 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 [...]

Top 5 Matter Moments

February 3rd, 2017|

1.  Gorgui Dieng, Serge Ibaka & 9 Crown College Students Nine Crown College students from the Congo spent their Saturday afternoon making an impact for their home-country by sorting and packing MATTERboxes of medical supplies [...]

United FC InSports Day

February 3rd, 2017|

Over 60 Minnesota kids got in the game on the very same practice fields as their favorite professional soccer players at the 2nd Annual United FC InSports Day. InSports days are geared towards exposing kids to [...]

Access to Health Brings Hope & Healing for Women in Haiti

January 25th, 2017|

-Haiti has the highest incidences of cervical cancer in the world. Cervical cancer takes the lives of more women in Haiti than all other cancers combined, yet it is so preventable! The test is simple [...]

Dignity Deserves A Fighting Chance

January 24th, 2017|

"Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare." - Muhamad Ali For 28 year-old Slim, the impact of Fighting Chance has reached far beyond his training inside the ring. When Slim started to box at FC, he [...]

Community Paramedics Use MATTERbox As Teaching Tool With Patients

January 18th, 2017|

Community Paramedic. For most, this term conjures an image of emergency, flashing lights, and crisis; but for many, Community Paramedics are part of their health care plan and support team. Allina Health offers a revolutionary [...]

From Minnesota to Timbuktu

January 11th, 2017|

Yes. Timbuktu is a real place... Timbuktu conjures up images in our mind of a far off land and long camel caravans out on the edge of the sand-strewn Sahara — a remoteness so legendary that [...]

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