HURRICANE FLORENCE 2018
UPDATED TUESDAY DECEMBER 11, 2018 10:04 AM EST
Matthew 25: Ministries responded to Hurricane Florence and the catastrophic flooding that affected most of the North and South Carolina coasts. We shipped more than 26 truckloads of aid to those affected by the storm.
Our Disaster Response Team was on location for almost three weeks, providing laundry services and distributing aid throughout affected communities, including Conway, SC and Fayetteville, Lumberton, Jacksonville, New Bern, and Wilmington, NC.
Florence officially made landfall Friday, September 14 at about 7:15 AM near Wrightsville Beach, NC. It moved slowly down the coast of North Carolina and into South Carolina, creating widespread power outages, catastrophic floods, and dangerous storm surges. At least 50 people died, more than 2,300 were rescued from flooded areas, and thousands of homes were destroyed.
“This was a very devastating storm that caused horrific damage to a very widespread area,” said Matthew 25’s CEO Tim Mettey. “We are committed to helping with the long-term needs of the victims.”
Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, credit card, and online donations for ongoing disaster aid and humanitarian relief programs.