Rod and Marge Jenkins: Cherished Volunteers Leave Legacy of Service

By |2021-06-04T07:48:35-05:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: MATTERnation Volunteer Opportunities, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Winston Churchill is quoted as saying, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” No truer expression could describe two of MATTER’s longest-serving volunteers, Rod and Marge Jenkins. They built their lives around giving to others and giving back to their community. Faithfully volunteering with MATTER [...]

Supplies from Matter Support Paramedic Training in the Dominican Republic

By |2018-08-17T10:18:50-05:00August 7th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

Paramedics in the Dominican Republic learn through simulations of emergency situations with supplies and equipment provided by Matter. Having well-trained paramedics is something that is easy to take for granted, and proper training equipment is an essential piece of developing these vital health care providers. In the city of San Juan de la Maguana in [...]

Kids Serving Kids This Summer

By |2018-08-06T08:01:01-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , |

Youth from the Lord of Life Church in Maple Grove package MatterBoxes in the warehouse for children across the Twin Cities facing food insecurity this summer. Last year, over 100 million meals were missed in Minnesota; 40% of these by youth. Each year, the summer months prove to be an especially trying time for families whose [...]

What Can You do to Matter Today?

By |2018-08-06T08:01:02-05:00June 16th, 2015|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , |

Erin Villareal worked with friends at Minnesota Teen Challenge to decorate MatterBoxes which she gave out as favors at her wedding, encouraging her guests to bless others in the community. When Hope for the City changed its’ name to Matter in 2014, one of the many reasons we chose to be “Matter” was [...]

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