Healthy Food

YOU MATTER Cooking: Kids Learn To Prepare Healthy Food!

By |2019-11-22T11:03:08-06:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

"Nutrition and healthy eating look different for every family, but with the support of MATTERbox, it will help introduce new foods for my students and their families to try." - Teacher Melinda Weiss, Henry Sibley High School   The day was Halloween, but for Mrs. Weiss’s REAL Program at Henry Sibley High School, the topic was not candy, [...]

MATTERbox Partners: Feeding Healthier Lives

By |2019-10-24T16:41:34-05:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

“When I first started doing this, I was focused on sports and education. Food was the last thing on my mind. But kids would be tired, and some were literally hurting because they were hungry. The MATTERbox snack packs caused me to look at things differently and make healthy food a key component of all [...]

MATTERbox Activates Healthy Eating Nationwide

By |2018-11-21T17:01:08-06:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

During the week of February 26th, hundreds of students and volunteers at 50 college campuses in 26 states packed 30,000 healthy snack packs and distributed them throughout their communities, kicking off the first-ever nationwide MATTERbox packing event. MATTER partnered with Cheerios and Ellen Degeneres' One Million Acts of Good and Chartwells to activate healthy eating in [...]

Fueling Progress in Malawi Through Nutrition

By |2018-08-06T08:00:55-05:00August 12th, 2016|Categories: Hospitals, Stories|Tags: , , , |

  As one of the nations that has been most drastically impacted by HIV/AIDS, Malawi is no stranger to adversity. Whether it’s a mother teaching her child with cerebral palsy to walk or a grandmother caring for her orphaned grandchildren, solid nutrition is necessary to fuel progress. In a recent International shipment, we collaborated with [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Target Edition

By |2018-08-06T08:00:56-05:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

"Companies that Matter" recognize, the power to make a difference within their community and around the globe is in their own two hands. In light of recent heartache, loss and tragedy in our community, Target decided to step up and DO SOMETHING. As a “Company that Matters”, Target is committed to investing in their local [...]

InSports Foundation uses MATTERbox in Summer Sports Camp

By |2018-08-06T08:00:56-05:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

All kids desire and deserve to be active. Unfortunately, monetary constraints oftentimes prevent the formation of a healthy active lifestyle, leading to problems later in life. With over 328,500 Minnesota students receiving free and reduced lunches during the school year and over 250,000 missing meals during the summer months, the issue of scarcity is far [...]

The First Annual ‘The Children Matter’ Event

By |2018-08-06T08:00:58-05:00November 9th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Left: Gene Simmons & Shannon Tweed-Simmons; Middle Left: Maria Menounos; Middle Right: Randy Jackson; Right: Brady Forseth & Quenton Marty. (Nov. 7, 2015 - Source: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images North America)  Thank you for making the first annual 'The Children Matter' event such a success! LA rolled out the red carpet Saturday evening (November [...]

On the front lines: how Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies use the MatterBox

By |2018-08-06T08:00:59-05:00October 16th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , |

When the Matter team designed the MatterBox, we set out to do something about the fact that only 5% of the 100 million missing meals in Minnesota are coming from a traditional food shelf. Matter could see so many fantastic nonprofits and agencies working on the front lines of hunger and homelessness, groups who already interact [...]

Blake School hosts fast-paced MATTERbox Event

By |2018-08-06T08:01:00-05:00October 6th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Blake School students of all ages help to package healthy MatterBoxes during their Legacy Day service project. On Friday, October 2nd, Blake School in Hopkins hosted their 10th annual Legacy Day, an annual all-school service day during which the Blake community gathers together with the common purpose of strengthening commitments to lifelong learning, community [...]

UBS team packages thousands of healthy meals for Twin Cities community

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

Families from UBS work together to package dinner boxes as a team, bringing healthy food to local families facing food insecurity around the Twin Cities.The MatterBox couldn't find its way into the hands of those who need it without the help of many, many other hands along the way. In order for hospitals, police stations, schools [...]

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