In cooperation with Catholic Charities, we adopt families for the first six months following their arrival from their country of origin, by providing support, furniture, household furnishings and other needed donations.

Agency served: Catholic Charities, Diocese of Charlotte

Volunteer Opportunities

Donate and/or collect furniture and household goods for apartments.
Welcoming visits to newly arrived refugees.
Teach English to refugees.
Drive refugees to doctor’s appointments, shopping, etc.
Organize a simple outing to the park for children.
Setup a picnic to get to know the family and spend quality time with them (families of volunteers are welcome to this event!).

Time Commitment

Varies depending on the time you have available and type of service you would like to provide.

To volunteer or ask a question, contact Paula or Jeff McDonald, StMatthewRM@outlook.com

Text or call  (704)621-1038 and (704)621-1125.

New to volunteering at St. Matthew? Please read our Safe Environment Policy.