MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES IS RESPONDING TO
SEVERE FLOODING IN FORT LAUDERDALE
WHO: Matthew 25: Ministries
WHAT: Disaster Response
WHEN: Thursday, April 20
TIME: 7:00 AM Departure
WHERE: Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242
WHY: Responding to Fort Lauderdale Flooding
In Partnership with Procter & Gamble, Matthew 25 Deploys Disaster Response Team Along with Tide Loads of Hope
APRIL 19, 2023 Blue Ash, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, a humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization headquartered in Blue Ash, OH is responding to recent historic flooding in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Last week, the Fort Lauderdale area received more than 2 feet of rain within a 12-hour period, deluging the area, flooding roads, shutting down schools and businesses, damaging and destroying houses, and submerging portions of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport. At its peak, the water line was over 18 inches and stayed that way for an extended length of time. Three additional inches of rain fell Monday and many inches of water and mud still cover some streets.
In partnership with Procter & Gamble, Matthew 25: Ministries is deploying their Disaster Response Team on Thursday, April 20 along with Tide Loads of Hope to provide laundry services to people impacted by the flooding and distribute supplies including P&G personal care kits and products, baby supplies, paper products, Zevo insect repellant, garbage bags, cleaning supplies, first aid and safety supplies provided by Cintas and more. Matthew 25 is also requesting monetary and product donations to supplement existing supplies and for restocking during their response to the 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 Fort Lauderdale Flooding will be used for the purpose intended). Product donations will be accepted at our 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 to areas impacted by disasters. In 2023, Matthew 25 has responded to disasters including the U.S. Tornado Outbreak, Mississippi tornadoes, earthquakes in Syria and Turkey, the East Palestine train derailment, and is continuing response for the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. Matthew 25: Ministries has shipped more than 10 million pounds of supplies in 2023, including 5 million pounds of disaster relief and helped more than 12 million people.
For the most current information on Matthew 25: Ministries’ activities, please visit their website m25m.org/disaster/flflood23 or follow Matthew 25 on Facebook www.facebook.com/m25m.org, Instagram www.instagram.com/m25m_org and Twitter twitter.com/M25M_org. For more in-depth information about Matthew 25: Ministries’ humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts, please contact Michelle Jones firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 included on Forbes’ 2022 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 email@example.com at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256, or visit m25m.org.Return to Press Center