October 19th, 2021
Inflation and rising food costs are causing grocery prices to continue surging creating an even greater need for food assistance.
October 18th, 2021
We’ve applied to expand our Campbell Lodge shelter in Naples from 104 beds to 150 beds.
October 4th, 2021
It’s no secret that St. Matthew’s House is in the food-giving business, but now, St. Matthew’s House has partnered up with Blue Zones Project and MEANS Database to become a food recovery business making sure food in our warehouses doesn’t go to waste.
October 4th, 2021
You may not see them, but homeless camps exist across Collier County. When these camps are cleared out, those people need somewhere to live. One option is to find a bed at a homeless shelter, but unfortunately, the St. Matthew’s House shelters have had a waiting list since 2010. Ray Steadman, our Vice President of […]
September 15th, 2021
Our Campbell Lodge shelter in Naples is full, and there are 18 mothers with children on the waitlist to get in. One reason our waitlist is so long is simply that it’s not easy to find affordable housing in Collier County. But a new push to potentially build hundreds of affordable apartments could help alleviate […]
August 26th, 2021
St. Matthew’s House has stepped up to feed our community during these difficult times of increased inflation during the pandemic, and we’ll continue to do so.
December 1st, 2020
Campbell Lodge in Naples and Immokalee Friendship House are the only homeless shelters serving Collier County. Both have open spaces for those in need of a warm place to stay during the near freezing temperatures headed to Southwest Florida over the next few nights. The shelters will continue following all CDC guidelines. To learn about […]
September 9th, 2019
We had a wonderful outpouring of donations during this summer’s food drive—as much as 15,000 pounds of non-perishable food items! However, there is also great need in our community and much of the food has already been used or distributed. As St. Matthew’s House enters our busiest time of year, we ask you to help […]
May 24th, 2019
For many kids, summer means swimming, hours of playtime and fun in the sun. But summer also presents a challenge for children in our area who count on their schools for healthy meals. When the school bell rings to mark the beginning of the long summer recess, thousands of low-income children lose access to […]