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Ten Companies Collaborate and Make a Difference: The MATTER Intern Event!

By |2018-08-06T08:00:43+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

On July 19, 2018, ten companies joined forces to do good by offering their interns a chance to impact the community through a large, exciting event at Target Field! Hosted by MATTER, more than 440 motivated and energized interns packed approximately 7,000 healthy MATTERbox meals. The participating interns also had the opportunity to connect with [...]

Kyle Rudolph: Encouraging Exercise & Eating Healthy

By |2018-07-20T07:34:37+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: MATTERbox, Sports Camps, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

High energy, fun and excitement filled the air as Kyle Rudolph’s ProCamp kicked off on July 17, 2018! More than 1,000 kids converged on Providence Academy in Plymouth, Minnesota to participate in the camp. While the focus of the two days was football, including hands-on instruction, working on fundamental skills and participating in contests, MATTER [...]

Xavier Rhodes: Scoring a Touchdown for Nutrition

By |2018-06-22T07:01:33+00:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Like PB & J or Batman & Robin, sports and nutrition are two things that just naturally go together. There are few better examples of this vital combination than professional athletes. At the top of their game, athletes are living proof that eating well is an essential component to performance. And, when it comes to [...]

MATTERbox Activates Healthy Eating Nationwide

By |2018-11-21T17:01:08+00:00March 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 [...]

Summer Harvest 2017: Creating a Summer that Matters

By |2018-08-06T08:00:50+00:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

On the morning of June 8th, before the sun had even thought about rising, volunteers were hard at work in the otherwise-empty Mall of America. Only one thing can explain why anyone would crawl out of bed hours before the doors of Starbucks open: passion. Fueled by passion and hosted by KSTP, MATTER teamed up [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Vikings + InSports Town Take Over

By |2018-08-06T08:00:51+00:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Loaded to the brim with bright orange MATTERboxes, the MATTER truck headed to Morris, Minnesota for the Vikings Town Takeover InSports football camp on May 3! Hosted at Big Cat Stadium, former Viking EJ Henderson and the Morris Varsity football team led over 300 kids between 5-13 years old in different drills with the Morris [...]

MN Vikings Break MATTERbox Record

By |2018-08-06T13:31:29+00:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Although the season doesn’t kick off for another month, Minnesota Vikings fans and players alike are already showing their purple pride at Vikings Training Camp in Mankato, MN. The Vikings are taking a stand to expand access to healthy foods in the community. Teaming up with Matter turned out to be the play of [...]

MATTERbox Challenge: Target Edition

By |2018-08-06T08:00:56+00:00July 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+00:00July 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 [...]

MATTERbox Story: St. Louis Park Police Officer

By |2018-08-06T14:27:07+00:00June 15th, 2016|Categories: Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

One evening, I was dispatched to suspicious activity at an apartment complex. The resident mentioned that she had a suspicion that a homeless person was rummaging around residences storage lockers and thought someone was living underneath the stairwell in a maintenance closet. When officers found him, we discovered that he had been living there for [...]