VIRGINIA FLOODING 2022

UPDATED TUESDAY AUGUST 3, 2022 8:45 PM EST

Matthew 25: Ministries responded to the severe flash flooding that occurred in Buchanan County, VA overnight on Tuesday, July 12 into Wednesday, July 13. The powerful water forced homes off their foundations and washed out roads and bridges. More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed.

In partnership with P&G, Matthew 25: Ministries’ Disaster Response Team departed for Virginia to provide supplies and services to those affected by the flooding. The team provided laundry services through the Tide Loads of Hope program and also distributed relief supplies throughout impacted communities in the Grundy, VA area. Matthew 25’s team will also continue to connect with partners to assess the ongoing needs of these communities.


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:

Monetary donations:

  • Donate online or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242 (100% of donated funds designated for Virginia Flooding 2022 will be used for the purpose intended).

Product donations:

  • 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.
  • New, in original packaging: Power tools, fans, generators, etc.

Donors who would like to designate their financial gifts for Virginia Flood Relief may do so by writing “Virginia Flood 2022” in the memo line of their check or by typing it in the “special purpose” field of our online giving form. Please mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242. 100% of donated funds designated for Virginia Flooding 2022 will be used for the purpose intended.
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