HURRICANE SALLY 2020
UPDATED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 3:15 PM EST
Matthew 25: Ministries is responding to Hurricane Sally, which made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, early morning on Wednesday, September 16 as a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. Coastal areas saw devastating amounts of rainfall, causing widespread flooding. We are working with partners to ship truckloads of aid in order to help as many people as possible.
More than 500,000 homes and businesses were without power in southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle at the height of the storm.
Matthew 25 is requesting donations of the following types of items to supplement existing supplies and for distributions and restocking during the response:
- Monetary Donations: Donate online, mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242 (100% of donated funds designated for Hurricane Sally Relief will be used for the purpose intended)
- 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.
- Clean-up Supplies: Protective eyewear, work gloves, masks, shovels, screwdrivers, saws, trash bags, etc.
- Candles and Flashlights: If necessary, please include the appropriate size batteries with any flashlight donation.