M25M SENDS AID TO CALIFORNIA
Semis of Aid Will Make Their Way to Ventura for Wildfire Relief
DECEMBER 8, 2017 Cincinnati, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization in Cincinnati, OH is sending semis of aid to partners in Ventura County in response to the devastating wildfires ravaging the area. The trucks will contain such things as personal care items, first aid supplies, paper products, beverages, and diapers.
The fires continue to grow in Ventura County with additional ones developing in the surrounding areas. Current weather conditions could propel the growth of these fires to even greater intensity. Matthew 25 has been in communication with partners on the ground and will continue to work with them to identify most urgent needs. The situation is still very dangerous and conditions are changing rapidly. Matthew 25 will send truckloads of aid into the area once safe access becomes available and our partners are prepared to accept supplies.
“Matthew 25 is always prepared to respond to disasters whenever they occur. Our mission year round is to help people in need,” says Matthew 25 CEO Tim Mettey. “During this holiday season, we are grateful to be able to help the people whose lives have been impacted by these wildfires.”
Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, credit card and internet donations for ongoing disaster aid and humanitarian relief programs. More than 99% of Matthew 25: Ministries’ cash and in-kind donations go toward programs. All designated funds are used for the purpose intended. Matthew 25 also welcomes volunteers six days a week at their Blue Ash facility. For the most up-to-date information about Matthew 25: Ministries’ humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts please contact Joodi Archer at (513) 793-6256 or visit their website at www.m25m.org. Follow Matthew 25: Ministries on Facebook facebook.com/m25m.org, Pinterest pinterest.com/m25m/, Instagram instagram.com/m25m_org and Twitter twitter.com/M25M_org.
ABOUT MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES: Matthew 25: Ministries rescues and reuses approximately 15,000,000 pounds of corporate discontinues, misprints, overruns, off-spec, slightly damaged, returned and past season products each year and redistributes them to people in desperate need throughout the US and worldwide. Each year, Matthew 25: Ministries impacts the lives of more than 20,000,000 individuals throughout the United States and around the world. More than 99% of Matthew 25: Ministries’ cash and in-kind donations go toward programs. Matthew 25 has been highly ranked on Forbes’ list of the Most Efficient Large Charities in the US. Matthew 25 is also highly ranked of approximately 2,500 four star charities on Charity Navigator. Matthew 25: Ministries is accredited by the Better Business Bureau through the “Wise Giving Alliance Standards”. For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact Joodi Archer at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256 or visit www.m25m.org.Return to Press Center