February 18th, 2022
Because of our partnership with the Harry Chapin Food Bank, St. Matthew’s House provides food to even more people who are struggling in our community.
February 16th, 2022
SMH Spotlight episode 4 starts the year off with a recap of our top holiday stories including our annual candlelight vigil and Christmas toy drive!
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.
February 28th, 2021
St. Matthew’s House has fed just over 25,000 families in the first two months of the year, putting it on pace to feed over 150,000 families in 2021, and shattering last year’s record of over 86,000 families fed. St. Matthew’s fed more than 12,000 families in February as the need for food continues to grow […]
January 22nd, 2021
St. Matthew’s House has increased their food distributions from 2 to 7 times a week and their team of volunteers has developed a system to serve more people faster, both of which contribute to less wait time. You can view the full story on NBC 2 here: If you are in need of food assistance, you […]
December 25th, 2020
The St. Matthew’s House Campbell Lodge in East Naples opened Friday to ensure anyone in need had a meal on Christmas. Christmas is a holiday many are used to spending with all their loved ones at the dinner table, along with a hot meal. Like so many, Jim Calderwood was forced to break that tradition […]
December 25th, 2020
Even on Christmas day, St. Matthew’s House continued to give back this holiday season. With many families still struggling due to the ongoing pandemic, they wanted to make sure no table was without food and every plate was full. From noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Campbell Lodge Shelter, volunteers handed out meals to anyone in need, including […]
December 24th, 2020
St. Matthew’s House hosted a food distribution at the First Haitian Baptist Church of Naples on Christmas Eve Thursday to help those dealing with food scarcity as a result of the pandemic shutdowns. You can view the full story from NBC 2 here: If you are in need of food assistance, you can learn more […]
November 20th, 2020
The line for St. Matthew’s Houses’ annual Thanksgiving “Turkey Drop,” food giveaway Thursday morning was so long that organizers opened an hour early. Cars started lining up at 6:30 a.m. for the 10 a.m. event at First Baptist Church of Naples. You can view the full story on WINK News here: Along with presenting sponsor […]
October 30th, 2020
St. Matthew’s House Mobile Food Pantry has seen yet another dramatic increase in the needs of our community. In just two hours, the incredible team of volunteers, congregation of First Baptist Church and staff, served 973 families at First Baptist Church in Naples on Thursday, October 29th! The need has continued to grow since the […]