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7 Days In Senegal: Day 3

August 3rd, 2017|

Day Three 8.3.17 It was a difficult and hot day on the farm. We were up at 6:00am and started sweating immediately. Later in the day, I drove the truck in Kebemer and got reprimanded [...]

AUG 5 | CrayFest 2017

August 3rd, 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 [...]

The Children Matter Presented By Bridgehampon Benefit Southampton, NY

August 3rd, 2017|

Southampton, New York rolled out the red carpet for The Children Matter presented by Bridgehampton Benefit this past weekend. The evening was truly a night to remember, with an incredible performance by Sophie Simmons, Sal Valentinetti, The Janes and many more. [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 2

August 2nd, 2017|

Day Two 8.2.17 It was amazingly hot getting out of the truck as Gary and I settled in for a long day. The east side of the fence is complete. The stakes for one greenhouse [...]

7 Days In Senegal: Day 1

August 1st, 2017|

The  second of two shipments of sustainable farming equipment has arrived in Senegal! And Our Farm In A Box Program Manager Chris Newhouse is hard at work with Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves to expand [...]

Modernizing Mixto: Elevating the Quality of Healthcare in Guatemala

July 3rd, 2017|

Medicine and healthcare have seen exponential improvements over the past few decades, making it possible to treat patients more effectively than ever before. However, in many corners of the globe, the technology that makes this [...]

MATTERnation Volunteer Spotlight: Teresa

July 3rd, 2017|

“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 [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: EMPOWER Leadership Academy for Girls + Minnesota Vikings

June 14th, 2017|

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 [...]

Summer Harvest 2017: Creating a Summer that Matters

June 13th, 2017|

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 [...]

Xavier Rhodes MATTERbox Challenge + InSports Football Camp

May 25th, 2017|

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 [...]