Mission: The Mission of St. Matthew's House is to change lives in a spiritual environment that is both compassionate and disciplined, as well as provide housing for the homeless and food for the needy.
Results: In FY 2013 215 individuals on average called St. Matthew's House home each night. We served over 300,000 hot meals and distributed over 8,000 bags of groceries. Our Administrative costs account for only 5% of our total expenditures and our Social Enterprises covered 92% of that expense.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 8000 bags of groceries, 376,000 hot meals served, 215 individuals call us home each night
Programs: 1) We are the only free feeding ministry in Naples. 2) Food Pantry: 3) Homeless shelter for men, women and families 4) Substance Abuse Live-In Recovery Program and a Women's Recovery Program 5) Transitional Apartment Housing: 46 apartments. We maintain 2 Social Enterprises that provides on the job training for residents and contributes toward operating expenses: - Two Thrift Stores in Naples, One in Bonita Springs & One in Immokalee - SMH Catering