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St. Matthews Area Ministries, St. MAM, has been serving the 40207 zip code since 1972.

We are honored to operate and maintain many services including: Child Development Center, Emergency Assistance, Early Essentials for Infants/Toddlers, Kids Closet, Food Pantry/Dare to Care/USDA/Homebound Delivery/Senior Commodities/Purposeful Pantry Garden, Families in Transition and Seasonal Programs.
Our mission
St. Matthews Area Ministries seeks to unite the resources and people of area congregations to effectively meet community needs. Through St. MAM, area congregations collaborate and partner with government, schools, businesses, and other non-profits to meet emergency needs, to stabilize families in transitional situations, to provide a nurturing and healthy environment for children and youth, and to offer resources for the benefit of the whole community.
Who we are?
We are a well-organized group of professionals led by a Board of Directors, Executive Director and Executive Committee. With the expert talent of our full-time and part-time staff and generous time from our volunteers, St. MAM operates a lean and efficient agency that supports the 40207 community and beyond.

Support St. MAM while you shop!

Click here to register your Kroger Plus Card and sign in to your Kroger Plus account. After signing in, pick "St. Matthews Area Ministries" (VJ133) to link your card and you're done!

Thank you for supporting St. MAM while you shop!




Visit our wish list ...

Click here to make our dreams come true by ordering items off our wish list.  Staples for our pantry often change, so we keep our list updated.  You know what you're ordering is an item we urgently need in the pantry. It's easy and a great way to support the community.

Thank you for supporting St. MAM!





OPEN!! Our new location at 319 Browns Lane is now open.

Here are some important items:

  • The Food Pantry is open by appointment only. Please call 502-893-0205 to set an appointment.

Our hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 2pm

LG&E/Water Assistance

Email Sarah Banks at [email protected]


St. MAM is out of funding for rental assistance. Visit for additional resources.




We're Grateful For Our Supportive Community

Please join us at any of our terrific events throughout the year.

Save the Date!

Give for Good Louisville is

September 14, 2023

Please mark your calendar to give that day.

Louisville, KY 40207 


One act of kindness, one spark of hope, can ignite an entire community, lifting up organizations that work every day to make Kentuckiana better.

Be the spark that ignites change in our region by donating to your favorite community causes between midnight and 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 14!



An Arts Affair

Benefitting St. Matthews Area Ministries

Presented by Belmont Village Senior Living

Tuesday, September 21, 2023

Belmont Village Senior Living
4600 Bowling Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40207 



Join us for an evening of art, musical entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, wine bar, chocolate fountain and philanthropy at the third annual An Art Affair. Browse unique artwork created by talented local artists that are available for purchase. We'll also have a silent auction featuring some incredible items.





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