How to become a Company that Matters

By |2018-08-06T08:00:59-05:00November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , |

Companies are the bedrock of our community. Matter was founded by local business owners who wanted to give back, and they looked at the resources they had in their own two hands, imagining how these items could be used in innovative ways. Fifteen years later, the heart of this vision has remained the same, and [...]

The Feeding of the 5000

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

On August 13th, Hope For the Community Food Shelf took on the ambitious goal of tripling their weekly food distribution. The Blaine-based Hope Church typically feeds 1,800 individuals weekly, but, through inspiration from the Biblical story of the Feeding of the 5,000, Reverand Al Goracke wanted to do better to address the needs he sees [...]

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 [...]

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