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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 [...]

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 [...]