HURRICANE MICHAEL 2018

UPDATED FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2 , 2018 9:52 AM EST

Matthew 25: Ministries is responding to Hurricane Michael, which struck the Florida coast as a Category 4 storm on October 10. Matthew 25 has and will continue shipping truckloads of aid throughout the disaster region in order to help as many people as possible. We will continue shipping to these areas as long as our help is needed. So far we’ve shipped more than 18 containers (330,000 pounds) of aid.

Additionally, our Disaster Response team delivered products directly into affected neighborhoods, provided supplies to shelters and distribution centers, and offered laundry services to impacted families.

Our distributions included high-quality tarps, generators, fans/blowers, personal care kits, paper products, safety kits, cleaning supplies, baby items, laundry pods, and bug spray. These types of items help residents to maintain good hygiene under challenging conditions or to begin the process of recovery and rebuilding.

Matthew 25 accepts the following types to supplement ongoing shipments of relief and recovery supplies to hurricane victims:

  • Monetary Donations: Donate online, mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242 100% of donated funds designated for Hurricane Relief will be used for the purpose intended.
  • Non-Perishable Food: PULL TOP canned vegetables, fruits etc.; ready to eat dry goods such as nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola and trail mixes, jerkies, ready to eat snacks; bottled water; ready- to-eat meals or MREs etc.
  • Personal Care Products: Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, 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.
  • New and gently used clothing; new underwear and socks in original packaging
  • Candles and flashlights: If necessary, please include the appropriate size batteries with any flashlight donation
  • Clean-up supplies: Protective eyewear, work gloves, masks, shovels, screwdrivers, saws, trash bags etc.

Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, credit card and online donations for ongoing disaster aid and humanitarian relief programs.

Donors who would like to designate their financial gifts for Hurricane Michael Relief may do so by writing “Hurricane Michael” in the memo line of their check or by typing it in the “in honor of” field of our online giving form.  Please mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.  100% of donated funds designated for Hurricane Michael will be used for the purpose intended.

REMOTE DONATION DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

The locations below have been verified by Matthew 25: Ministries as a designated collection site for Hurricane Florence donations. If you have any questions regarding the locations or times posted below, please reach out to the contact person provided for that location.

LOCATION:

Lifespring Community
Christian Church
1373 W Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45231

DROP OFF TIMES:

Starting Monday, Oct. 15
Monday – Thursday
8:30 AM– 4:30 PM

CONTACT:

Tim Dunn |  513-522-7707 Ext. 13

 

LOCATION:

Lincoln Heights
Missionary Baptist Church
9991 Wayne Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45215

DROP OFF TIMES:

Starting Monday, Oct. 15
Monday – Friday  9 AM– 4 PM
Sunday 8 AM – 12 PM

CONTACT:

Keannah Cook |  513-772-5422

LOCATION:

New Beginnings Church
of the Living God
434 Forest Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45229

DROP OFF TIMES:

Starting Monday, Oct. 15
Monday – Friday  10 AM– 5 PM
Sunday 10 AM – 12 PM (noon)

CONTACT:

Sheree Tait |  513-221-1685

LOCATION:

Whitewater Crossing
5771 OH-128
Cleves, OH 45002

DROP OFF TIMES:

Starting Monday, Oct. 15
Monday – Thursday  8 AM– 5 PM
Sunday 9 AM – 1 PM

CONTACT:

Jess Adkins |  330-605-0953

 

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