Companies That Matter

MATTERnation Sends Tropical Cyclone Idai Relief To Zimbabwe

By |2019-05-15T13:23:02+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Hospitals, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

When Tropical Cyclone Idai slammed into Eastern Africa in March, it became one of the worst tropical storms to ever hit the continent. Wiping out entire villages and leaving more than 1,000 people dead throughout Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, with thousands more still missing two months later, it stands as the third deadliest tropical cyclone [...]

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 [...]

Pack For A Purpose Benefits Kids in the Twin Cities

By |2019-04-30T12:30:27+00:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Sports Camps, Uncategorized|

The excitement was palpable, the energy level through the roof. On Tuesday, April 23rd, over 100 people from the community, many of them children, came together at Pack For A Purpose at the Conway Community Center in St. Paul to pack MATTERbox meal kits and snack packs for thousands of local kids and their families. [...]

MATTER & General Mills Foodservice Activate Healthy Eating

By |2019-03-13T17:08:18+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|

MATTER is excited to partner once again with General Mills Foodservice to engage college students and volunteers in a mass, two-day MATTERbox packing event to activate healthy eating in communities across the country. Last year’s inaugural event was a huge success. 50 college campuses in 26 states held packing events on their campuses resulting in [...]

Timberwolves, Hy-Vee & MATTER Team Up for Healthy Eating!

By |2019-02-17T10:51:25+00:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

The Minnesota Timberwolves, Hy-Vee and MATTER are teaming up to educate and inspire kids on the importance of healthy eating! From February 13-27, customers at all 10 Twin Cities’ Hy-Vee stores can participate in this exciting initiative by purchasing coupons at checkout that will provide MATTERbox meal kits and snack packs to children and families [...]

What Do You Have In Your Own Two Hands?

By |2018-12-31T07:39:46+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER was founded on a simple, yet profound, question our founders, Dennis and Megan Doyle, asked themselves nearly twenty years ago: “What do we have our own two hands to help others?” For the Doyles, it was empty warehouse space. Attempting to connect needs to resources, they began to fill their warehouse with life-saving medical [...]

Community Cares MATTERhouse Construction Continues

By |2018-11-09T20:55:04+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERhouse, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Construction on the Community Cares MATTERhouse is well underway! Last spring, we shared an update about this exciting initiative focused on raising funds for MATTER and Community Cares, a Minnesota food bank that supplies local food shelves in the Minneapolis area with fresh and healthy foods. Since ground breaking on June 28, the home is [...]

MATTER’s 18th Annual Gala: A Night of Reflection and Celebration

By |2019-01-21T08:42:59+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, Innovation Hub, MATTERnation, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

Flutes of champagne welcomed guests to the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, kicking off a festive evening celebrating the collaborative work of MATTER with our partners, donors and friends in bringing health and hope to millions of people next door and around the world. A unique aspect of this year’s Gala [...]

General Mills Special Honoree at MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018

By |2018-11-14T10:43:47+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, MATTERnation, Uncategorized|

MATTER is pleased to announce General Mills will be one of our special honorees at the 18th Annual Night to MATTER Gala on October 13, 2018, at MATTER’s national headquarters in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. At MATTER we believe everyone, individuals and corporations alike, has the power to change the world, right within their own two hands. [...]

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 [...]