WHO: Matthew 25: Ministries
WHAT: Disaster Relief Deployment
WHEN: Tuesday, September 24
TIME: 8:00 AM
WHERE: Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242
WHY: Matthew 25: Ministries’ Disaster Response Team Departs for Texas

Matthew 25’s Disaster Response Team Revisits Locations Helped in 2017 after Hurricane Harvey

SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 Cincinnati, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization in Cincinnati, OH is sending a disaster response team to Texas in response to massive flooding resulting from Tropical Depression Imelda. The tropical storm made landfall on Tuesday, September 17 and lingered over the Gulf area, causing incredible flooding in much of the region. Some areas recorded more than 40 inches of rain, approaching the records set during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Matthew 25’s team will likely be revisiting many of the locations where they spent time post-Harvey, including cities like Houston, Beaumont, and Port Arthur. Imelda could become Southeast Texas’ fifth 500-year flood event in five years.

In partnership with Procter and Gamble, Matthew 25: Ministries will be deploying with a selection of Matthew 25’s Disaster Response vehicles including a Tide Loads of Hope Mobile Unit that can do up to 200 loads of laundry a day and two customized panel trucks loaded with supplies such as P&G personal care kits, household and cleaning products, Cintas first aid and safety kits and supplies, and additional items such as Pampers diapers, Charmin toilet paper, Tide Pods, and tarps. For the most current information on Matthew 25: Ministries’ activities, please visit their Website or follow Matthew 25 on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, credit card and internet donations for ongoing disaster aid and humanitarian relief programs. More than 99% of Matthew 25: Ministries’ cash and in-kind donations go toward programs. All designated funds are used for the purpose intended. Matthew 25 also welcomes volunteers six days a week at their Blue Ash facility. For the most up-to-date information about Matthew 25: Ministries’ humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts please contact Joodi Archer joodi@m25m.org or call (513) 793-6256.

ABOUT MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES: Matthew 25: Ministries rescues and reuses approximately 15,000,000 pounds of corporate discontinues, misprints, overruns, off-spec, slightly damaged, returned and past season products each year and redistributes them to people in desperate need throughout the US and worldwide. Each year, Matthew 25: Ministries impacts the lives of more than 20,000,000 individuals throughout the United States and around the world. More than 99% of Matthew 25: Ministries’ cash and in-kind donations go toward programs. Matthew 25 has been highly ranked on Forbes’ list of the Most Efficient Large Charities in the US. Matthew 25 is also highly ranked of approximately 3,500 four-star charities on Charity Navigator. Matthew 25: Ministries is accredited by the Better Business Bureau through the “Wise Giving Alliance Standards”. For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact Joodi Archer at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256 or visit www.m25m.org.

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