M25M RESPONDING TO SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS SOUTHEAST
WHO: Matthew 25: Ministries
WHAT: Disaster Relief
WHEN: Sunday, January 22
TIME: 3:00 PM
WHERE: Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242
WHY: Responding to Severe Weather Across the Southeast
Tornadoes, High Winds and Severe Weather Batter Southern States
JANUARY 21, 2017 Cincinnati, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization in Cincinnati, OH is responding to the tornado that struck Mississippi and the severe weather outbreak across the South. At least 4 people are reported dead as a result of the tornado.
Matthew 25: Ministries’ Disaster Response Team is deploying on Sunday, January 22 at 3:00 PM with Matthew 25’s complement of specialized disaster relief vehicles. Joined by the Tide Loads of Hope mobile laundry unit, the trucks will be loaded with relief 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. The team will position themselves so that they can be poised to head into the affected area as soon as the severe weather has passed, the situation is safe and the first responders have completed their activities. The Disaster Response Team will continue evaluating all the areas affected by the weather.
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