Individuals and Families Can Pick Up Supplies at Matthew 25’s Blue Ash Location

NEWS RELEASE: Joodi Archer, Media Director

CINCINNATI, OH (May 26, 2020) – On May 27 and 28, Matthew 25: Ministries will be providing COVID-19 supplies to members of the Greater Cincinnati community to help promote personal and public safety during the Coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 supplies available to the public at M25M Blue Ash site May 27-28 (File photo) 

From 11AM – 1PM on Wednesday and Thursday vehicles will be able to drive through the Matthew 25 parking lot and pick up a kit of supplies such as hand sanitizer, gloves, masks and cough drops along with food from Arby’s, courtesy of Brandicorp (up to 1,000 people served each day).  Because supplies are limited, there will be a maximum of two kits per vehicle.

In observance of social distancing guidelines, vehicles will pull up to the distribution station, pop their trunk and receive their donation of supplies and food.  In an effort to best protect public health, recipients are asked not to leave their vehicle while picking up supplies.  Matthew 25 also asks recipients to keep personal interactions to a minimum during this distribution. 

Matthew 25 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 1,500,000 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 750 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.  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

For the most current information on Matthew 25: Ministries’ distribution activities, please visit  or follow Matthew 25 on social media.  For more in-depth information about Matthew 25: Ministries’ humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts or to schedule an interview, please contact Joodi Archer