Simple Act: Second Quarter Report 2015

By |2018-08-06T08:01:00-05:00September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Check out the ways in which Matter is expanding access to health and food, next door and around the world in the second quarter of 2015! You'll learn about Matter partnering with the Hennepin County Medical Center to address Diabetes with healthy food from the MATTERbox, a recent teamMATTER insight trip across Africa where they met with the Tanzanian [...]

You Saw MatterBox on Reddit – Why this project is so exciting

By |2018-08-06T08:01:01-05:00July 14th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , |

It was a rainy spring afternoon when Matter’s phones started ringing and our email inboxes filled up: “Did you know you’re trending right now??”, “I just saw you on the front page of Reddit!” For the last few months, everyone at Matter has been honored that our newest program, the MatterBox, has gotten national attention [...]

MatterBox: Health – Matter and HCMC Work Together to Fight Diabetes

By |2018-08-06T08:01:02-05:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carmelia Nelson, Diabetes Educator at HCMC, is interviewed by KSTP about the relationship between food insecurity and diabetes, and what Matter and HCMC are doing to solve this problem. The correlation between food and health has never been stronger. Food insecurity today means not just hunger, but often obesity and a higher risk [...]

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