M25M IS RESPONDING TO HURRICANE HARVEY
WHO: Matthew 25: Ministries
WHAT: Disaster Relief
WHEN: Tuesday, August 29
TIME: 12:00 Noon
WHERE: Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242
WHY: Responding to Hurricane Harvey
Matthew 25: Ministries’ Disaster Response Team Deploys for Affected Areas
AUGUST 28, 2017 Cincinnati, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization in Cincinnati, OH is responding to Hurricane Harvey, which is dumping catastrophic amounts of rain along a 210-mile-long corridor between Corpus Christi and Houston.
Matthew 25’s Disaster Response Team is departing on Tuesday, August 29 at noon for the disaster region. Joined by the Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundry unit, Matthew 25’s full complement of specialized disaster relief vehicles are loaded with supplies including P&G personal care kits, household and cleaning products, Cintas first aid and safety kits and supplies, and additional items such as Pampers diapers, Charmin toilet paper, Tide Pods, and tarps. Matthew 25’s disaster response fleet also includes an ice machine that can produce up to 10,000 pounds of ice a day. Initial plans are to head towards Rockport and Aransas Pass and then follow along Harvey’s path of destruction.
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