MATTHEWS HELP CENTER Overview
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119 N. Ames St.
North Carolina 28106
Target demographics: Anyone experiencing a financial crisis, living within our service area.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: greet clients and visitors as a receptionist, sort clothes in the thrift shop, help out in the food pantry, do some yard work, help care for the building, etc.
Geographic areas served: 5 mile radius around the center, 10 miles into Stallings & Indian Trail, and anyone with a Matthews residential address.
Programs: Back to School Program - school supplies and backpacks for students in the fall
Bounceback Back Pack Program - food for hungry kids on the weekends
Holiday Adoption Program - pairing families in need with caring donors of holiday gifts
Medical Equipment Lending Program - lending medical equipment to people in need