MATTERblog

Volunteers MATTER!

April 19th, 2018|

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 [...]

Bismack Biyombo and MATTER Team Up for Congo

April 11th, 2018|

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 [...]

Eddy Cyphers: The Adventure of Serving Others

April 6th, 2018|

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 [...]

MATTERbox Activates Healthy Eating Nationwide

March 29th, 2018|

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 [...]

Planting Seeds to Grow Health in Zimbabwe

March 22nd, 2018|

"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 [...]

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

March 13th, 2018|

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, [...]

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

March 8th, 2018|

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, [...]

Jewel of Africa to Shine Bright Again with Help from MATTER

March 5th, 2018|

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 [...]

MATTERbox Goes National to Increase Access to Healthy Eating

February 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

World-Class Athletes Who are Changing the World with MATTER

February 16th, 2018|

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 [...]