Tools for Employee Engagement: Is Your Workforce Committed?

By |2023-04-07T12:24:22-05:00February 15th, 2023|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Employee engagement is a crucial aspect of business success and critical for fostering a positive culture for many companies today, leading to increased productivity in the workforce, increased employee retention, and strengthened job satisfaction. According to Gallup's State of the Global Workplace 2022, just 21% of employees are engaged at work. And according to a [...]

Engaging Employees for Good: Companies Host MATTERbox Packing Events

By |2022-09-16T08:05:14-05:00September 16th, 2022|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

A new school year has begun. For us here at MATTER, this means more opportunities to come alongside our amazing corporate partners to help them provide healthy food for school children and their families through our MATTERbox packing events, engaging employees for good in their communities. This week, three of these partners, Cigna, Discover and [...]

Looking for Ideas to Engage Employees? Think MATTERbox Packing Events!

By |2022-09-02T07:08:15-05:00September 2nd, 2022|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: |

MATTERBOX UPDATE As we head into the fall, we are feeling the excitement "on the board." We have a whiteboard in our office where we track all confirmed employee engagement MATTERbox packing events. As I watch it filling up, I feel proud of all the companies that are focused on and prioritizing engaging with their [...]

Using Business To Help Others: Lupient Invests In Community

By |2022-08-05T07:25:39-05:00August 5th, 2022|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: |

In Minnesota, there’s arguably no name more recognized among car dealerships than Jim Lupient. For more than 50 years, the Lupient family has been a pillar in our community, building a business that reflects the highest standards of corporate integrity and superior customer service. The family has also long recognized the importance of using their [...]

66,000+ Healthy MATTERbox Meals Shipped To 15 States

By |2022-07-20T13:15:45-05:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

MATTERbox Update It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2022. The year so far has been very impactful! Partnering with some pretty incredible companies, MATTER has been able to provide more than 66,000 healthy meals to communities nationwide. It’s such an honor to work with companies that are committed to putting the “Do” in [...]

An Inspirational Volunteer Story: Meet Caitlin

By |2022-07-20T13:19:26-05:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Meet Caitlin. A student at The Blake School in Hopkins, 13-year-old Caitlin is one of MATTER’s young volunteers with an inspirational volunteer story. Back in 2020, Caitlin began participating in an optional Service Pathway program through her school that encourages students to volunteer during their free time. This inspired her whole family to volunteer. They [...]

MATTERbox Madness National Champions Crowned!

By |2022-07-20T13:18:09-05:00April 15th, 2022|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERbox Madness, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

MATTERbox Madness 2022 is in the books and the MATTERbox Madness Champions Crowned! The annual food packing competition, as fierce and fun as ever, resulted in corporate teams packing 10,000 healthy snack packs for Minnesota children this summer. The idea for MATTERbox Madness started at Cargill in Minneapolis almost a decade ago. Amanda Escen, now [...]

Employee Volunteers: Build Engagement During National Volunteer Month

By |2022-07-20T13:22:36-05:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

National Volunteer Month, which takes place in April in the United States, provides a focused time of the year for volunteerism, as well as gives employee volunteers a special opportunity to support nonprofits important to them and their organizations. In this post, we'll discuss how you can engage your employees in volunteering during National Volunteer [...]

MATTERbox Impact Update

By |2022-07-20T13:25:25-05:00February 4th, 2022|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

MATTERbox Healthy Meals in Communities Across the U.S. in 2021.  Working with our incredible partners and volunteers, the MATTERbox Volunteer Kits provided healthy food to communities in 49 states last year! Here are a few highlights from 2021 and a look ahead to what's coming up this year. 2021 Impact  245,891 MATTERbox Meals Distributed 4,120 [...]

Give To The Max Day: Volunteer Kits Provide Healthy Meals To Kids

By |2022-07-20T13:37:45-05:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Children matter. Their lives matter; their futures matter. Sadly, for the 150,000 children in Minnesota living below the poverty line, their lives and their futures are at risk from many negative outcomes including poor academic achievement, school dropout, abuse and neglect, behavioral and socioemotional problems, physical health problems, and developmental delays. That’s why we partner [...]

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