SEPTEMBER 1, 2017  Cincinnati, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization in Cincinnati, OH is responding to Hurricane Harvey.

Matthew 25’s Disaster Response Team will begin distributing disaster relief at the Walmart at 2401 TX-35 BUS, Rockport, TX 78382 on Saturday morning, September 2. The team will be distributing 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 from Lamar Advertising.  Matthew 25’s disaster response fleet also includes an ice machine that can produce up to 10,000 pounds of ice a day. The Tide Loads of Hope Mobile Laundry Unit, powered by Matthew 25: Ministries will be offering full-service, free laundry services to residents in affected areas.  The team will collect laundry from 9am-5pm on Saturday or until they reach 100 loads. 2 loads of laundry per household, all washable items with the exception of heavy bedding will be accepted. They will also be taking supplies directly out into the affected areas.

Matthew 25: Ministries will continue to post more information as it becomes available. Please continue to check their disaster webpage https://m25m.org/disaster/harvey17/ and follow Matthew 25 on Facebook facebook.com/m25m.org, Instagram instagram.com/m25m_org and Twitter twitter.com/M25M_org for the most up-to-date information regarding their response.

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.

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.

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