Help for Hands Across Mathews

The Mathews Community Foundation Advisory Board has approved emergency grants from The Funds for Mathews to meet our mission of improving the quality for those living and working in Mathews County. Several critical grants have recently been made to assist families in need by MCF funding to Hands Across Mathews.

Pictured to the right (From L to R) are Mike Carone, Andy Jackson, Joe Noonan for HAM and from MCF Brenda Ripley and Bill Whitley,  


Give With Purpose

Bob and Kathy Roper

Since moving to Mathews, Bob and Kathy have lent their talents to numerous endeavors to help the residents of the County and Virginia.

Grants in Action

YMCA Swim Program

A Mathews Community Foundation grant provided scholarships for the YMCA Learn to Swim program and an anti-obesity education program.

Featured News & Events


Margaret Nost, Regional Affiliates Director, will retire January 31

Margaret first joined the staff of the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond in 2002 in a part-time role to shepherd the early growth and development of three regional affiliate foundations.


Impact on Hands Across Mathews

Comments from a leader of Hands Across Mathews