DECEMBER 14, 2021  Cincinnati, OH Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization in Cincinnati, OH, will be distributing gift kits as part of their Christmas Giveaway to residents impacted by the tornadoes that hit Mayfield, KY and additional areas this month. Matthew 25 is requesting product donations to help bring much needed Christmas cheer to families in need of hope and help in the disaster region this holiday season.

Matthew 25 is requesting donations of the following types of items for the giveaway. All donations must be new, unopened items in order to be included in the Christmas Giveaway.

  • Monetary donations
  • Gift cards to stores, restaurants, and gas stations that have a broad appeal and geographic presence (EX: Walmart, Home Depot, McDonalds, BP). Visa gift cards would also be helpful; $10-$15 each
  • Toys: gender neutral, $10-$20 each
  • Outerwear: jackets, adult and children sizes
  • Accessories: hats, gloves and scarves, adult and children sizes
  • Tools: handheld, battery operated / rechargeable, small power tools
  • Personal care products including feminine care: new, regular size
  • Baby and infant supplies: unopened diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.

People who would like to contribute items may contact Matthew 25: Ministries for more specific information and a category assignment. Matthew 25: Ministries will be accepting product and monetary donations designated for this project starting today, Tuesday, December 14 with two cut off dates through the end of the month: Thursday, December 16 for inclusion in the first gift distribution and Tuesday, December 28 for the second gift distribution. For questions regarding donations, please contact or visit

For the most current information on Matthew 25: Ministries’ activities, please visit their website or follow Matthew 25 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter For more in-depth information about Matthew 25: Ministries’ humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts or about the Christmas Giveaway project, please contact Michelle Jones

Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, credit card and online donations for ongoing humanitarian aid and disaster relief programs, as well as product donation support. Matthew 25 also welcomes volunteers six days a week at their Blue Ash facility.

ABOUT MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES: Matthew 25: Ministries rescues and reuses approximately 15,000,000 pounds of products each year and redistributes them to the poorest of the poor and disaster victims. Each year, Matthew 25: Ministries impacts the lives of more than 20,000,000 individuals throughout the United States and around the world.  Matthew 25 is ranked on Forbes’ list of America’s Top Charities. Matthew 25 is also highly ranked among 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 Michelle Jones or Joodi Archer at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256, or visit

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