Matthew 25 is Deploying their Disaster Response Team to Provide Laundry Services
to the Impacted Area in Collaboration with Walmart and P&G

JANUARY 29, 2024 BLUE ASH, OH Matthew 25: Ministries, a humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization headquartered in Blue Ash, OH is responding to the ongoing Helena-West Helena, AR water crisis. The area is under a disaster declaration and has been without access to water for over a week. There is not currently an end in sight for the crisis. At this time, bottled water is being provided to impacted residents. However, access to other essential health and hygiene resources is limited.

Matthew 25: Ministries is deploying their Disaster Response Team along with the Tide Loads of Hope Mobile Laundry Unit in collaboration with Procter & Gamble, Walmart and Tide to provide assistance to the Helena-West Helena area. Matthew 25 will continue to communicate with partners and local officials in the area regarding ongoing needs.

Matthew 25 is requesting monetary and product donations to supplement existing supplies and for restocking during their response to this current and future disasters. Donate online or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242 (100% of donated funds designated for the Helena Water Crisis will be used for the purpose intended). Cases of bottled water will be accepted at their facility located at 11083 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242.

Matthew 25 responds to disasters domestically and internationally and provides both rapid response and long-term support. In 2023, Matthew 25 responded to disasters including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Hurricanes Idalia and Otis, wildfires in Hawaii, Syria and Turkey earthquakes, and additional storms, floods and tornadoes. In 2024, Matthew 25 has already responded to severe weather and tornadoes that swept through portions of the Southeast in early January. Matthew 25 is also continuing response for the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, which is approaching the two year mark. Matthew 25: Ministries shipped over 33 million pounds of supplies in 2023, including over 12.5 million pounds of disaster relief, and helped more than 40 million people.

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, please contact Michelle Jones

Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, check, 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 20,000,000 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 25,000,000 individuals throughout the United States and around the world. Matthew 25 is included on Forbes’ 2023 list of America’s Top 100 Charities, is a 4-star nonprofit on Charity Navigator and has earned a Platinum-Level Candid Exchange seal. 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 at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256, or visit

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