Matthew 25 Implementing a Phased Approach to Reopening for Volunteers

MONDAY JUNE 8, 2020  Cincinnati, OH Matthew 25: Ministries is excited to announce Phase 1 of re-opening their facility to volunteers today, June 8.  This will be a multi-phased process, beginning with very limited hours and capacity and slowly expanding over the coming months.  Matthew 25 has made multiple updates to their facility and their volunteer process to ensure they provide a safe environment for everyone at their building.

Phase 1 of the reopening process will begin with individuals and families. Interested volunteers should visit Matthew 25’s volunteer page for more details regarding hours and guidelines.  Shifts will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Matthew 25’s volunteers are the heart of their ministry and Matthew 25 is able to do what they do because of the incredible support they receive from these generous individuals.  In 2019, the work that Matthew 25’s 63,000 volunteers provided evaluating, sorting, processing, preparing, assembling and reblending donated supplies was instrumental in Matthew 25’s ability to ship more than 13 million pounds of aid to partners worldwide.

Matthew 25: Ministries continues working with first responders, hospitals, healthcare providers, public service agencies and other organizations and businesses to ensure that they have access to the supplies they need to protect their employees and safely meet the needs of the community.  To date, Matthew 25: Ministries has distributed over 1,700,000 pounds of supplies including masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper products, soap, batteries, diapers, plus additional personal protective equipment, personal care products, and cleaning items to more than 800 partners.

Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, credit card and internet donations for ongoing disaster aid and humanitarian relief programs.  Donate online or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.  Matthew 25 is also accepting donations of all supplies that fit within their regular guidelines during the business hours of 8:30 AM –4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.  Please visit Matthew 25’s product donations page for a complete listing of accepted categories.

For the most current information on Matthew 25: Ministries’ distribution activities, please visit or follow Matthew 25 on social media.  For information or an interview about Matthew 25’s Coronavirus support activities, please contact Joodi Archer  For more information about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website  For more information on the State of Ohio’s response, please visit

ABOUT MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES: Matthew 25: Ministries rescues and reuses approximately 13,000,000 pounds of 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 18,000,000 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 Joodi Archer at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256 or visit

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