Matthews Gives Back to School - 2019

Posted on Thursday August 01, 2019
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
                Public Information Officer
                [email protected]

August 1, 2019

We are excited to announce that the annual Matthews Gives Back to School cookout and school supply giveaway will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 6:pm until 8:pm at the Matthews Sportsplex located at 2425 Sportsplex Parkway (Area – B).  This is an invitation for the Matthews community to come out and enjoy a day of food, fun, and games with employees from all different departments of the Town of Matthews as well as the Matthews Help Center.

We are still, however, in need of school supply donations (See attached flyer for supply details) that can be dropped off at any of the below locations through the end of the day on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  Drop off locations are:

          Matthews Police Department (Available 24/7 for drop-off inside front lobby)

          Matthews Help Center

          Matthews Town Hall

          Matthews Library

          Matthews Community Center

          Matthews United Methodist Church

          Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church

          Matthews Presbyterian Church

          Brace YMCA

  Levine Senior Center

  National Night Out Event - In front of Town Hall (Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6:pm to 8:pm) 

How to register to receive free school supplies:

Eligible families living in the Matthews Help Center service area can apply for children grades K-12 by following this link - (The deadline for applying is Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.)

We want to give a special thank you to this year’s sponsors:

Town of Matthews

Matthew Help Center

Kiwanis Club of Matthews

Matthews United Methodist Church - 801 South             


Sam's Club

Charlotte Metro Credit Union

Matthews Gives Back to School - 2019


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