Matthew 25 Provides Relief Products for Displaced Ukrainians

FEBRUARY 25, 2022  CINCINNATI, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization in Cincinnati, OH, is responding to the developing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine that began escalating as a result of an invasion. More than 100,000 people have been displaced from their homes, and resettlement locations are being prepared to meet the growing number of people seeking refuge.

Matthew 25: Ministries is shipping humanitarian aid and conflict relief to Ukraine for distribution to refugees and people impacted. Matthew 25 works with partners throughout the year to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine and other areas within the Commonwealth of Independent States, an association of sovereign states formed following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Matthew 25 is working with these partners to provide items such as personal care supplies, paper products, and clothing to Ukraine to assist people who have been displaced.

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, Cincinnati, OH 45242 (100% of donated funds designated for Ukraine will be used for the purpose intended)

Product Donations
The following product donations will be accepted at our facility located at 11083 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242:

  • Personal care products: Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion, etc.
  • Paper products: Toilet paper, paper towels, etc.
  • Clothing: New and gently-used clothing.

Matthew 25 responded to multiple disasters in 2021 including the December tornado outbreak, Hurricane Ida, the Haiti earthquake, California wildfires, and more, while continuing their ongoing work with the poorest of the poor worldwide. So far in 2022, Matthew 25: Ministries has distributed approximately 3 million pounds of aid domestically and internationally and helped more than 3.5 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, 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’ 2021 list of the Largest U.S. Charities. Matthew 25 is also highly ranked among more than 3,700 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 at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256, or visit

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