WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott announced that he will donate his second quarter Senate salary to St. Matthew’s House in Southwest Florida. St. Matthew’s House is a nonprofit organization focused on supporting individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty, which has distributed thousands of meals to families amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about St. Matthew’s House HERE.

Senator Rick Scott said, “St. Matthew’s House has been a staple in serving the Southwest Florida community for decades, and has gone above and beyond to provide thousands of meals to families amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Every day, this incredible organization and its selfless volunteers dedicate their time and resources to provide compassion, care and support to fellow Floridians in need. St. Matthew’s House is a terrific example of how our nation has come together to help each other through this pandemic, and I’m proud to support their service to our community.”

St. Matthew’s House President and CEO Vann Ellison said, “At this time, a gift of a salary makes such an impact. The money helps, but more than that, when a leader demonstrates that level of support to our most vulnerable citizens, those citizens are encouraged to know that we are in this together and we can get through this.”