Matthew 25 Delivering Supplies to Organizations Serving At-risk Groups – Helping hands for helping hands.
FROM MATTHEW 25 MINISTRIES
CINCINNATI, OH, Monday, March 16, 2020, 3:40 p.m. – During times of disaster and/or humanitarian need, Matthew 25: Ministries is always planning and preparing to be able to respond in the most effective manner. As part of their disaster preparedness program, Matthew 25 has measures in place to assist the local community as well as organizations who are caring for those in need during this time.
Matthew 25 Ministries began distirbuting supplies to those in need in response to (COVID-19) Monday, March 16, 2020 (Chuck Gibson File photo)
Today, March 16 at 1:00, Matthew 25: Ministries’ Disaster Response Team is beginning relief efforts in response to COVID-19. Matthew 25 will be working to assist local partner organizations who are serving at-risk populations including the elderly, the sick, and the impoverished. Their team will be distributing desperately-needed supplies such as hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes, paper products, and other items to nursing homes, assisted care facilities, and more.
Matthew 25: Ministries is carefully monitoring officials’ reports regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The health of Matthew 25’s staff, volunteers, donors, and the people they help is their top priority. In order to best protect the health of their staff and volunteers, Matthew 25: Ministries has suspended volunteer hours at their facility until further notice. Matthew 25 is accepting product donations during the business hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Matthew 25 will continue to share the recommendations of the CDC, the Ohio Health Department, and other officials as information becomes available.
For more information about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website www.cdc.gov. For more information on the State of Ohio’s response, please visit https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/Novel-Coronavirus/welcome/.
For updates regarding Matthew 25: Ministries, please continue to check their website www.m25m.org and follow them on social media. Matthew 25: Ministries accepts cash, credit card and internet donations for ongoing disaster aid and humanitarian relief programs. Donate online here or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
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”.