MATTHEW 25: MINISTRIES WILL BE RESPONDING TO A NEW WAVE OF SEVERE STORMS AND TORNADOES CURRENTLY SWEEPING ACROSS THE MIDWEST
Matthew 25 is in Communication With Partners and is Ready to Assist
MARCH 31, 2023 Blue Ash, OH – Matthew 25: Ministries, a humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization headquartered in Blue Ash, OH will be responding to the widespread tornado outbreak taking place across the United States including Little Rock and additional communities across Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois. The outbreak is ongoing overnight and will continue to impact many more areas. Matthew 25 is also monitoring the severe weather threat for the Greater Cincinnati area overnight which includes strong winds and possible tornadoes.
Matthew 25 is prepared to deploy their full fleet of disaster response vehicles to assist with the needs across multiple communities. Matthew 25 is also requesting monetary and product donations of the following types of items to supplement existing supplies and for restocking during their response to the current and recent severe rounds of storms:
Monetary donations: Donate online or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242 (100% of donated funds designated for the 2023 U.S. Tornado Outbreak will be used for the purpose intended).
Product donations – The following product donations will be accepted at our facility located at 11083 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242:
- Cases of bottled water (12- and 24- count)
- Personal care products: Antibacterial soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion, etc.
- Cleaning supplies: Laundry detergents, general cleaner, sponges, bleach (powdered form is preferred), mops, scrub brushes, buckets, rubber gloves, etc.
- Paper products: Toilet paper, paper towels, etc.
- Baby and infant supplies: Diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.
- First-aid items: Bandages, gauze, pads, first aid tape, antiseptic creams, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, latex gloves, instant cold packs, etc.
- Candles and flashlights: If necessary, please include the appropriate size batteries with any flashlight donation.
- Clean-up supplies: Protective eyewear, work gloves, trash bags etc.
Matthew 25 responds to disasters domestically and internationally and provides both rapid response and long-term support to areas impacted by disaster. In 2023, Matthew 25 has responded to disasters including the 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 7 million pounds of supplies in 2023, including more than 3 million pounds of disaster relief and helped more than 8.5 million people.
For the most current information on Matthew 25: Ministries’ activities, please visit their website https://m25m.org/disaster/ustornadoes23/ follow Matthew 25 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/m25m.org, Instagram https://www.instagram.com/m25m_org/ and Twitter https://twitter.com/M25M_org. For more in-depth information about Matthew 25: Ministries’ humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts, please contact Michelle Jones email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org at Matthew 25: Ministries (513) 793-6256, or visit https://m25m.org/.Return to Press Center