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MATTERbox Backpack Deliveries

May 19th, 2017|

Every 3rd Thursday of the month is backpack delivery day for the Students at Stonebridge Global School. With a staggering 97% of students eligible for the free/reduced lunch program,  HOPEworldwide's MN Chapter has partnered with Stonebridge to [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Vikings + InSports Town Take Over

May 15th, 2017|

Loaded to the brim with bright orange MATTERboxes, the MATTER truck headed to Morris, Minnesota for the Vikings Town Takeover InSports football camp on May 3! Hosted at Big Cat Stadium, former Viking EJ Henderson [...]

The Gorgui Dieng Project: Update From Senegal

May 10th, 2017|

The MATTER team is on the ground in Senegal this week with Gorgui Dieng and Roger & Nancy McCabe to celebrate the exciting progress of The Gorgui Dieng Project in Dakar. Tuesday started with a [...]

2016 Annual Report

May 1st, 2017|

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! [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Eastside Boys & Girls Club

April 18th, 2017|

Making healthy food choices can be difficult, especially as a kid! That's why MATTER has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club to bring MATTERbox Challenges to clubs in the Twin Cities. Combining upbeat games, [...]

MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project

April 12th, 2017|

In spite of the wind and sleet, more than 100 guests gathered for a memorable evening to help build a sustainable future for Senegal at MATTER Presents: The Gorgui Dieng Project. "I’m blessed to take [...]

MATTERbox Madness 2017

March 28th, 2017|

32 Companies that Matter.  53 Tons of Food. 200K Healthy MATTERbox Meals. One MATTERbox Madness Champion The spirit of competition pulsated throughout TCF Bank Stadium as 32 Companies that MATTER joined forces to activate a healthier community [...]

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 [...]