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Supporting the Community
Care Response Team

The St. Matthew's Care Response Team helps local families with immediate needs for food, diapers, and other urgent assistance. You can help us collect food for these families in need all year long.


Download the SHOPPING LIST or make a donation HERE.

Most frequently requested items:

1 lb bags of rice

1 lb bags of dried beans

Maseca Corn Flour

Shelf-Stable Milk

Canned Meats

Canned Soup


Pasta Sauce

Box Cereal

Granola Bars

Boxed Macaroni & Cheese

Diapers (all sizes)


Grocery Store Gift Cards

Annual Holiday Initiatives at St. Matthew's

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Each year we hold a community Easter Egg Hunt, complete with Easter Bunny, face painting, games, and 2 Easter Egg Hunts.

Community Thanksgiving Luncheon

Our community Thanksgiving luncheon typically serves over 300 people.

Thanksgiving and Easter Food Donation Drives

Each year for Thanksgiving and Easter St. Matthew's fills hundreds of bags for families in the Loudoun County area. 

Winter Coat Drive

St. Matthew's partners with local schools to collect and distribute 200+ coats for winter.

Holiday Star Tree

Each year we collect gifts for the Loudoun Community Holiday Coalition via the Star Tree (in 2017, over 500 gifts and 22 gift cards were collected from St. Matthew's families).

Community Sales

We hold a number of community "sales", including large yard sales in the spring and fall.  All proceeds go to support outreach efforts in our community.

How You Can Help

As the various holidays approach, keep your eye out for announcements made during church, the weekly service bulletins, and also the website homepage for opportunities to help. We welcome your support during the holidays and at any time during the year.


To find out more about the great work on the Outreach committee, please contact Miriam at the church office

Help Lead at St. Matthew's

If you would like to join the Holiday Initiative leadership team at St. Matthew's, please contact the church office at  We'd love to have you!

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