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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 [...]

A Look Back: 2016

December 31st, 2016|

With 2017 only a few short hours away, we are humbled looking back at what an what an incredible year of growth and impact 2016 has been for Matter. As we prepare to countdown to [...]

Simple Acts: St. Louis Park Police

December 9th, 2016|

For those of you who have given a MATTERbox you know the impact goes far beyond the healthy meals inside, it's a tool to make a connection, open communication, build trust and restore dignity.  The gift [...]

Simple Act: Stories That Matter Baby Moses

November 29th, 2016|

Our Lady Visitation Maternity Clinic has officially opened and it's first patient, baby Moses, is a true testament to the impact this clinic will have in the community. Baby  Moses, only days old, was found abandon [...]

We Give Thanks for YOU, teamMATTER

November 24th, 2016|

There's a lot to be thankful for today. At Matter, we're a small team of passionate people trying to do mighty things in the world. Our goal over the next three years is to expand [...]

Vikings Fans Unite to Shatter MATTERbox Record

November 21st, 2016|

Xavier Rhodes wasn’t the only Viking to break a record at US Bank stadium Sunday. Before our boys in purple and gold defeated the Cardinals, Vikings fans united on the Commons outside US Bank Stadium [...]

Vikings & Matter Team Up to Expand Access to Health for MN Women

October 27th, 2016|

Defending access to health, the Minnesota Vikings & Matter joined forces for the 2nd Annual Vikings Matter Women's Distribution to raise awareness and support for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Tuesday afternoon, purple pride pulsated throughout [...]

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