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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 [...]

March 6 I Gorgui Dieng Project Fundraiser

February 7th, 2018|

Join us on March 6, 2018 at a brand new event space in the heart of Minneapolis's North Loop to raise pivotal funds towards the continuation of The Gorgui Dieng Project in Senegal. Enjoy an [...]

No Matter What Has Happened, You Are Priceless

January 30th, 2018|

Armed with a bright blue Super Bowl jacket, a healthy snack, and a message of hope, Super Bowl volunteers will be on the front lines of helping sex trafficking victims and at-risk kids. MATTER and [...]

Kids Cook with MATTERbox

January 23rd, 2018|

“YUM! This is really good!” exclaimed a student during a recent MATTERbox cooking session at Brooklyn Center High School. For five weeks, 12 high school students with the 21st Century Learning Program worked alongside Timber [...]

A Look Back

December 21st, 2017|

MATTERnation is a name that represents collective impact. Each of us has the opportunity to make a difference in the world; to cause a ripple effect for positive change. And when we look at the [...]

Resounding Joy in Nicaragua

December 5th, 2017|

Over the past year, MATTER has worked with partners here at home and around the world on projects large and small. From building hospitals from the ground up to providing local kids with healthy food, [...]

Into the Hands of Those Who Need it Most

November 28th, 2017|

There was great need, and MATTERnation responded. In the two months since The Children Matter Benefit Concert on September 20, there has been a steady stream of support for hurricane relief coming in and critical [...]