M25M SHIPS 8,000th CONTAINER OF AID
168,000,000 Pounds of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Delivered to Those in Need
MARCH 22, 2016 Cincinnati, OH –Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization located at 11060 Kenwood Road in Blue Ash shipped their 8,000th container of aid on Wednesday, March 22. Matthew 25 is celebrating 25 years of caring for the poorest of the poor and disaster victims in 2016 and is excited to include this additional landmark in their anniversary year.
Matthew 25: Ministries began as the result of a trip Founder and President Reverend Wendell Mettey made with a group of doctors and nurses to Nicaragua. Since 1991, Matthew 25’s distribution activities have expanded to include partners in Greater Cincinnati, as well as partners throughout the United States and around the world. These 8,000 containers filled with clothing, medical supplies, personal care items, school supplies, food and beverages, household supplies, cleaning products, reblended paint and micro-enterprise supplies have traveled to more than 60 countries worldwide and helped over 100,000,000 people.
Join Matthew 25: Ministries in celebrating 25 years of caring for a needy world. Visit their website at www.m25m.org for highlights of their first 25 years of service and to find out about celebrations and events at Matthew 25. In honor of their 25 years of service, Matthew 25 is asking donors to consider a recurring gift of $25 a month. Recurring donations are easy for the donor—there’s no need to write a check or go online regularly to support our work. Because more than 99% of Matthew 25: Ministries’ cash and in-kind donations go toward programs, a gift of $25 grows in value and provides hundreds of dollars of aid to those in need.
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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 approximately 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 more than 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