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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 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 [...]

Five More Years

By |2019-08-26T11:28:09+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, MATTERbox, Sports Camps, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

In what may be occurring for the first time in U.S. history, today’s children may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. Possibly by as much as five years. Two of the major causes of this health crisis are poor diet and physical inactivity. According to the CDC, the percentage of children and youth [...]

You Don’t Need To Be A Charity To Change The World!

By |2019-06-04T12:43:23+00:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

At MATTER, we believe you don’t need to be a charity to change the world. When individuals and companies come together to pool their energy and resources for a cause greater than themselves amazing things happen that can change the world for those being impacted. For proof, look no further than what happened on May [...]

Summer Harvest and MATTERbox Madness – This Thursday!

By |2019-05-28T16:02:33+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Companies That Matter, Events, MATTERbox, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The countdown is on! This Thursday, May 30, MATTERbox Madness will descend on the Mall of America! Held in conjunction with 5 Eyewitness News Summer Harvest for Kids, it will be a full day of excitement and energy packing MATTERbox meal kits and snack packs to benefit kids across Minnesota this summer. With last year's [...]

MATTERbox Hitching A Ride On Scott County’s Readmobile

By |2019-05-21T09:27:41+00:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: MATTERbox, Stories, Uncategorized|

One of our missions at MATTER focuses on educating and encouraging kids on the importance of healthy eating. To accomplish this mission, we connect with kids in schools, community centers, and sports camps. This summer, our MATTERbox snack packs are hitching a ride on Scott County Library’s Readmobile and heading into communities and parks to [...]

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 [...]

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