SYRIA & TURKEY EARTHQUAKES 2023
UPDATED THURSDAY APRIL 6, 2023 3:37 PM EST
Matthew 25: Ministries has shipped over 150,000 pounds of aid to assist people affected by these earthquakes. Shipments included both containers of aid and supplies airlifted into the disaster region in collaboration with a long-term international partner for rapid response distribution. Shipments included relief aid such as medical supplies, personal care items, clothing, blankets, and more.
Matthew 25 will continue working with partners to ship additional aid to support long-term relief and recovery and to help meet the critical needs of people impacted by the earthquakes. These supplies provide hope and help in times of great need.
WAYS TO HELP
Matthew 25 is requesting donations of the following types of items to supplement existing supplies, for restocking during their response and for future disasters:
- Donate online or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242 (100% of donated funds designated for the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey will be used for the purpose intended).
- Cases of bottled water: 12 and 24 count
- Personal care products: Antibacterial soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion, etc.
- Cleaning supplies: Laundry detergents, general cleaner, sponges, bleach (powdered form is preferred), mops, scrub brushes, buckets, rubber gloves, etc.
- Paper products: Toilet paper, paper towels, etc.
- Baby and infant supplies: Diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.
- First-aid items: Bandages, gauze, pads, first aid tape, antiseptic creams, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, latex gloves, instant cold packs, etc.
- Candles and flashlights: If necessary, please include the appropriate size batteries with any flashlight donation
- Clean-up Supplies: Protective eyewear, work gloves, trash bags, etc.