M25m needs donations: products and money for planned Christmas Giveaway

NEWS RELEASE: Matthew 25 Ministries, Joodi Archer

CINCINNATI, OH (December 14, 2021) – Matthew 25: Ministries will be distributing gift kits as part of their Christmas Giveaway to residents impacted by the tornadoes that hit Mayfield, KY and additional areas this month. Matthew 25 is requesting product donations to help bring much needed Christmas cheer to families in need of hope and help in the disaster region this holiday season.

The Cintas response vehicle leaves M25M Monday, December 13, 2021 headed to Kentucky disaster relief (Provided courtesy Matthew 25 Ministries)

Matthew 25 is requesting donations of the following types of items for the giveaway. All donations must be new, unopened items in order to be included in the Christmas Giveaway.

–          Monetary donations

–          Gift cards to stores, restaurants, and gas stations that have a broad appeal and geographic presence (EX: Walmart, Home Depot, McDonalds, BP). Visa gift cards would also be helpful; $10-$15 each

–          Toys: gender neutral, $10-$20 each

–          Outerwear: jackets, adult and children sizes

–          Accessories: hats, gloves and scarves, adult and children sizes

–          Tools: handheld, battery operated / rechargeable, small power tools

–          Personal care products including feminine care: new, regular size

–          Baby and infant supplies: unopened diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, etc.

People who would like to contribute items may contact Matthew 25: Ministries for more specific information and a category assignment. Matthew 25: Ministries will be accepting product and monetary donations designated for this project starting today, Tuesday, December 14 with two cut off dates through the end of the month: Thursday, December 16 for inclusion in the first gift distribution and Tuesday, December 28 for the second gift distribution. For questions regarding donations, please contact info@m25m.org or visit https://m25m.org/christmas-giveaway/.