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MATTER Partners with Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) to Launch Medical Relief Kits 
Source: MATTER Press Release, May 8, 2023

MATTER’s MATTERbox Madness Event Kicks Off Summer Initiative of Providing 50,000 Meals for Kids
Source: MATTER Press Release, March 29, 2023

MATTER 360 Repurposes Nearly 3.5 Million Pounds of Medical Surplus in 2022
Source: MATTER Press Release, March 17, 2023

MATTER Partners with Domo to Support Development of Innovation Hub Program to Help Students in Need
Source: Domo/MATTER Press Release, December 13, 2022

Jamf and the MATTER Innovation Hub 
Source: TidBITS, Updated September 27, 2022

Source: MATTER Press Release, September 26, 2022

MATTER 360 Doubles Impact, Repurposing 3.3 Million Pounds of Medical Surplus in 2021
Source: MATTER Press Release, March 18, 2022

Allina Health sending supplies to Ukraine
Source: KMSP Fox 9, March 10, 2022

Minnesotans organize donation drives, fundraisers to help Ukraine
Source: KARE-11, March 10, 2022

Minnesotans are doing what they can to help those suffering in Ukraine
Source: 830 WCCO, March 10, 2

MN Nonprofit Sending Truckload of Supplies to Kentucky after Deadly Tornados
Source: KARE-11, December 21, 2021

Land O’Lakes Celebrates 100th Anniversary By Helping KSTP Feed Minnesota 
Source: KSTP 5 Eyewitness News, August 30, 2021

Feeding Minnesota: Ex-Vikings Wide Receiver Dedicates Post-NFL Life to Making Sure Kids are Healthy, Happy
Source: KSTP 5 Eyewitness News, August 27, 2021

Feeding Minnesota: Why MATTER matters 
Source: KSTP 5 Eyewitness News, June 18, 2021

Bayat-MATTER Innovation Hub, Powered by Jamf, Opens in Afghanistan  
Source: Jamf Press Release, June 8, 2021

MATTERbox Initiative Helping To Feed Kids, Promote Fitness 
Source: KSTP 5 Eyewitness News, June 5, 2021

MATTER’S Virtual MATTERbox Madness Event Packs Nearly 12,000 Healthy Meals for Kids
Source: MATTER Press Release, April 9, 2021

MATTER Development Director Aims To Expand Nonprofit Reach Nationally
Source: Star Tribune, February 21, 2021

MATTER’s 360 Initiative (Re) Purposes 1.5 Million Pounds of Medical Surplus in 2020
Source: 24 x 7 – February 19, 2021

MATTER Board of Directors Elects Amanda Escen as Chair
Source: MATTER Press Release, February 17, 2021

Tami Hedrick Joins MATTER as National Development Director 
Source: MATTER Press Release, January 13, 2021

MATTER offers chance to give back this holiday season from the comfort of your own home 
Source: KARE-11, December 16, 2020

MATTER Is Making An Impact: A Local Non-Profit Helps Locally & Globally
Source: Minneapolis Lakes – November 2020

To Dispose or Not to Dispose? That Is the Medical Equipment Question. 
Source: 24 x 7 – September 22, 2020

For The Record With Quenton Marty, President, MATTER
Source: Medical Alley Association – August 17, 2020

MATTER’s 360° Initiative (Re) Purposes Medical Supplies & Equipment for Good
Source: MATTER Press Release – PRNewswire, July 8, 2020

Wolves/Lynx Partner with MATTER to Make Meal Kits for South Minneapolis Community Center
Source: 5 Eyewitness News, June 11, 2020

How Timberwolves Want To Lead Fight Against Racial Inequality After George Floyd’s Death
Source: USA TODAY, June 11, 2020

MATTER Announces Acceptance of Cryptocurrency Donations
Source: MATTER Press Release, May 20, 2020

MATTER Helps Provide Healthcare Workers With Protective Equipment
Source: KSTP-TV – 5 Eyewitness News, May 10, 2020

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach Ryan Saunders Donates To Assist The Twin Cities Community 
Source: Minnesota Timberwolves, April 2, 2020

Coronavirus in Minnesota: Twin Cities Boys and Girls Clubs Launch Expanded Meals Program
Source: WCCO – Channel 4, March 31, 2020

NGA Holds Rewarding Volunteer Event in Partnership with MATTER at 2020 NGA Show
Source: National Grocers Association Press Release, February 24, 2020

Gorgui Dieng of T-Wolves Funding Massive Aid Project in Senegal
Source: Forbes, December 16, 2019

MATTER Announces Launch of MATTER Pro: Purpose Agency Empowers Athletes to Activate their Community Impact
Source: MATTER Press Release, December 16, 2019

NGA Show to Hold Volunteer Event in Partnership with MATTERbox Program
Source: National Grocers Association/, December 3, 2019

NBA Celebrates Gorgui Dieng’s Charity Work in Native Senegal
Source: CNN, November 15, 2019

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Gorgui Dieng Receives Offseason NBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented by Kaiser Permanente 
Source: Press Release, November 8, 2019

It’s Always Been About Giving Back For Gorgui Dieng
Source: Minnesota Timberwolves, November 8, 2019

Pack Gives Back Announces 15 Grant Recipients for the 2019-20 Timberwolves Season, Plus Opportunties for Local Non-Profits 
Source: Minnesota Timberwolves PR, November 4, 2019

Wolves’ Gorgui Dieng Creates His Legacy Through Senegal Charity Work 
Source:, October 23, 2019

MATTER Partnering with Thielen Foundation as Part of Brooklyn Center High School Initiative 
Source: Thielen Foundation Press Release, September 10, 2019

Lynx’s Danielle Robinson receives June WNBA Cares Community Assist Award
Source: NBA Communications, July 23, 2019

Summer Harvest For Kids: MATTERbox Madness Allows Businesses To Compete For A Good Cause
Source: KSTP, May 9, 2019

Timberwolves, Lynx Promote Health and Fitness for Children
Source: Twin Cities Pioneer Press, April 23, 2019

Allen Hospital Donating Medical Supplies To Third World Countries
Source: KWWL 7, April 8, 2019

Timberwolves Center Gorgui Dieng’s Work Provides Jobs, Reasons to Dream in Senegal
Source: Star Tribune, April 3, 2019

Wolves’ Forward Gorgui Dieng Doubles as Humanitarian for His Native Senegal
Source: FOX 9, March 29, 2019

Chartwells Higher Education Participates in One Million Acts of Good Volunteer Campaign
Source: Chartwells Higher Education, March 29, 2019

One Million Acts of Good Being Carried Out Nationwide
Source: WBRE/WYOU, March 27, 2019

MATTER and General Mills Foodservice Grow Annual Volunteer Event with College Campuses to Improve Health of Communities
Source: MATTER Press Release, March 13, 2019

Gorgui Dieng Foundation & MATTER Team Up on Event to Continue Work in Senegal
Source: MATTER Press Release, March 6, 2019

MATTER Board of Directors Elects Chipo Mtasa as a Director
Source: MATTER Press Release, March 5, 2019

Fantasy Sports Trade Association and FanDuel Partner with MATTER to Bring Purpose to Industry
Source: MATTER Press Release, February 27, 2019

Hy-Vee Launches Initiative Against Childhood Obesity in the Twin Cities (MATTERbox)
Source: Grocery Business, February 20, 2019

Timberwolves Join with MATTER, Hy-Vee to Bring Awareness to Childhood Obesity
Source: Minnesota Timberwolves / Hy-Vee / MATTER Press Release, February 15, 2019

Medical Equipment & Supplies Receive New Life Around World
Source: UnityPoint Health, January 8, 2019

Timberwolves’ Gorgui Dieng Aims To Help All Back Home In Senegal
Source: CloseUp 360, December 27, 2018

Wolves’ Gorgui Dieng Seeks To Help Both On And Off Court
Source: Fox Sports North, November 9, 2018

Jamf Kicks Off 2018 Jamf Nation User Conference (Innovation Hub for Zimbabwe) 
Source: Jamf Press Release, October 23, 2018

BAR Driver Development Brings Awareness to MATTER for the F4 U.S. Finale
Source: BAR Driver Development Press Release, October 18, 2018

MATTER Exceeds Goal of Expanding Access to Health for 10 Million People Worldwide; Announces Three New Strategic Initiatives
Source: MATTER Press Release, October 16, 2018

MATTER Board of Directors Elects Casey Carl as Chair
Source: MATTER Press Release, September 5, 2018

Engaging the Next Generation in Corporate Social Responsibility
Source: H.B. Fuller – GlueTalk Blog, August 16, 2018

‘MATTERbox Madness’ Packs 10K Healthy Meals for Summer Youth Programs
Source: Grocery Business, June 27, 2018

Summer Harvest Campaign Raises $282K to Benefit Half a Million Kids
Source: KSTP-TV/5 Eyewitness News, June 15, 2018

St. Louis Park Businesses Team Up with Local Nonprofit
Source: KSTP-TV/5 Eyewitness News, June 15, 2018

MATTER Partners with Little Earth in Improving Kids’ Health 
Source: KSTP-TV/5 Eyewitness News, June 11, 2018

MATTER, Cub Help Educate Diabetes Patients
Source: KSTP-TV/5 Eyewitness News, June 6, 2018

MATTER Partners with Cheerios™ to Launch Major Volunteer Event on 50 College Campuses Across 26 States to Improve the Health of Communities 
Source: MATTER Press Release – PRWeb, February 21, 2018

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