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Coming Together for the Community: Minnesota Timberwolves, Lynx & T-Wolves Gaming

By |2020-06-19T08:36:34-05:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Companies That Matter, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

On June 11, players and staff from the Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx and T-Wolves Gaming came to MATTER to pack thousands of MATTERbox meal kits and snack packs for families in South Minneapolis. With food generously donated by Hy-Vee, everyone brought their A-game and got it done, packing more than 1,000 meal kits and 2,000 snack [...]

The Gorgui Dieng Project: Senegal Phase 2

By |2018-08-06T08:00:57-05:00March 29th, 2016|Categories: Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Senegal is a country well known for their legendary Griots - young men who have passed down the generational West African tradition of storytelling. Early this May, the Griots living in the rural town of Kébémer, Senegal, will have a new story to pass down for many generations to come: the arrival of two 40-foot [...]

Timberwolves player Gorgui Dieng sees hope in home community

By |2020-07-22T10:12:21-05:00October 28th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

Kébémer, a small city in Northwestern Senegal, has recently seen massive improvements to their local hospital, thanks to their hometown hero: Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves. At 6 feet, 11 inches, even if he wasn't an NBA starter, Gorgui would be noticeable in the community, and he's always wanted to share what he has and give back [...]

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