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MATTERbox Madness 2024

MATTERbox Madness 2024: Where Competition Meets Compassion

The tenth annual MATTERbox Madness is right around the corner! On March 7th, sixteen companies will once again meet at the Mall of America® for a friendly competition to pack 10,000 MATTERbox snack packs for hungry children this summer. MATTERbox Madness 2024 brings teams of employees together from some of Minnesota’s most generous companies to …

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Uniting for Impact on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do at MATTER. Our mission of helping people launch projects that improve communities moves forward only as we join hearts and hands in partnership with other like-minded individuals and organizations. Recently, MATTER collaborated with Treasure Island Resort and Casino, Prairie Island Indian Community, and The Minnesota Timberwolves …

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Amanda Escen's You Matter Story

Amanda Escen’s You Matter Story: How a Simple Idea Changed Thousands of Lives

Meeting Amanda Escen for the first time, you’d never guess she’s the mover and shaker behind one of MATTER’s most successful initiatives of the last decade. Humble and unassuming, she shies away from the spotlight, preferring instead to make her mark behind the scenes. And she surely has made her mark here in Minnesota and …

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MATTERbox Update – June 2023

MATTERbox Update – June 2023 Summer is almost officially here! For many kids in Minnesota, that means long, sunny days of playing outside, swimming in lakes, going to camps, and doing all the things that make summer so fun. Sadly, though, there are tens of thousands of kids in Minnesota that won’t enjoy these summer …

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MATTERbox Update – May 2023

MATTERbox Update – May 2023 Now that we’re into May, summer is right around the corner. Along with everything wonderful we associate with summer, for many in our country, especially children, summer means long days with little to eat. Our dedicated community partners work hard to address this tragic situation. Every summer, we receive requests …

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Tools for Employee Engagement: Is Your Workforce Committed?

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 …

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MATTER 2022 Highlights: A Year of Impact!

2022 was an amazing year. People came together like never before to support MATTER’s mission of launching projects to improve communities. Collaborating with our 450 donors, 75 corporate partners, 48 community partners, and 9,000 incredible volunteers, we impacted 3.2 million people this year!  Here are a few highlights of what we accomplished together: MATTERbox 75 …

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engaging employees for good

Engaging Employees for Good: Companies Host MATTERbox Packing Events

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 …

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