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MATTER Innovation Hub: Sponsor A Student, Fulfill A Dream

By |2019-11-13T17:30:10+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , |

It’s every teacher’s dream for their students to come to class happy to be there and eager to learn. For Aubrey Chiwandura, the facilitator for the first MATTER Innovation Hub (MIH) Program in Zimbabwe, that’s his experience almost every day. And he loves it. “They come running with smiles on their faces because they love [...]

MATTER Partner Gorgui Dieng Awarded Offseason NBA Cares Community Assist Award

By |2019-11-08T11:44:43+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Growing up in Senegal and seeing so much needless suffering made a deep impression on the young Gorgui Dieng. Kids wandering the streets barefoot and aimless, mothers with small children begging desperately for food, people dying needlessly over minor health problems; these realities troubled him, even then. As a teenager, he vowed that if he [...]

Connecting Health & Innovation: Dr. Peter Melchert

By |2019-11-01T16:53:35+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, Hospitals, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Imagine you’re a young child waking up one day to find a lump developing in your abdomen. Over the next several weeks, the lump gets larger and becomes more uncomfortable. As it grows, you start experiencing nausea, heartburn and constipation. You feel miserable. If you live in the United States, you’ll be taken to a doctor where [...]

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 [...]

2019 YOU MATTER GALA: 588,330+ LIVES CHANGED!

By |2019-10-10T15:29:55+00:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

It was a magical night. At the YOU MATTER Gala on October 3rd, hundreds of MATTER’s sponsors, donors, partners, suppliers and volunteers, came together to do something bigger than we’ve ever done before. The goal for the evening was to raise $500,000 to impact 500,000 lives. Thanks to the generosity of MATTERnation, we surpassed the [...]

2019 YOU MATTER Gala Speaker Announcement: Chris Cronin

By |2019-09-23T12:52:21+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

Our YOU MATTER Gala is almost here! On October 3rd, at the stunning McNamara Center, we'll hear from a few innovative and exciting leaders to help us better understand some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. Collectively, we'll explore real solutions to increase access to health for people next door and around the [...]

Partnerships MATTER: Thielen Foundation, MOBE & MATTER

By |2019-09-13T16:14:54+00:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

“Creating a better world requires teamwork, partnerships, and collaboration...” So says best selling author and brand futurist, Simon Mainwaring, and we here at MATTER couldn’t agree more. Only through collaboration with local and global organizations, can we fulfill our mission to move people forward by eliminating barriers to a healthier life. As we like to [...]

Offering Healthy Food Creates Conversations for Avivo

By |2019-09-06T16:47:34+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

On a sunny day in Minneapolis recently, a homeless man, tired and disheveled, walked through the doors of 1800 Triage, a health and wellness center for individuals and families bogged down in the mire of poverty, homelessness, unemployment, chemical abuse and mental health issues. The center is a collaboration between several organizations, including MATTER’s partner [...]

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 [...]

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