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YOU MATTER Cooking: Kids Learn To Prepare Healthy Food!

By |2019-11-22T11:03:08+00:00November 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+00:00October 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: At the Intersection of Food & Health

By |2019-08-30T14:42:35+00:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Being diagnosed with prediabetes can be an overwhelming experience, especially when the treatment for it requires changes to diet and lifestyle, changes that can feel as daunting and formidable as scaling a mountain. How do I do this? Where do I start? What does healthy eating look like? Can I afford it? What if I don't like [...]

Five More Years

By |2019-08-26T11:28:09+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Sports Camps, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In what may be occurring for the first time in U.S. history, today’s children may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. Possibly by as much as five years. Two of the major causes of this health crisis are poor diet and physical inactivity. According to the CDC, the percentage of children and youth [...]

Companies Can Help Kids By Joining MATTERbox Madness!

By |2019-05-08T07:24:59+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Summer is right around the corner and that means MATTERnation is gearing up for the fifth annual MATTERbox Madness packing tournament on May 30th at the Mall of America. This fun, high-energy event pits teams from different companies against each other in a spirited, bracket-style competition to see which team can pack MATTERboxes in the [...]

MATTERbox: Empowering Kids with Health and Nutrition

By |2019-02-13T15:25:11+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, Sports Camps, Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: |

At MATTER, we’re on a mission to find solutions for some of today’s greatest global challenges in health, nutrition and education. As described in last week’s blog, the MATTER Innovation Hub (MIH), deploying here in the U.S. and around the world, trains students to meet the challenges they will face in an increasingly technologically dependent [...]

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 [...]

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