MATTERbox Helping Kids Knock Out Summer Hunger

By |2021-10-20T09:44:58-05:00August 31st, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Stacy's eleven year old daughter holds her MatterBox for the week, filled with 5 healthy lunches which support her family through the summer. "It's just so hard," she says. "You would never expect the difference ten meals could make for my family." Stacy* and her husband did not think they would be in this [...]

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 [...]

Kids Serving Kids This Summer

By |2018-08-06T08:01:01-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , |

Youth from the Lord of Life Church in Maple Grove package MatterBoxes in the warehouse for children across the Twin Cities facing food insecurity this summer. Last year, over 100 million meals were missed in Minnesota; 40% of these by youth. Each year, the summer months prove to be an especially trying time for families whose [...]

Matter, KSTP Collaborate to Fight Summer Hunger for Children

By |2018-08-06T08:01:02-05:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

Children from the Lord of Life church in Maple Grove package 350 meals, sponsored by BMO Harris, set to be delivered to the Summer Loaves program. You can also support this excellent program by donating to KSTPs Summer Harvest on June 17th.   During the school year, 328,500 children across the state of [...]

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