( Cincinnati, OH ) – Matthew 25: Ministries, an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization, is deploying its Disaster Response Team Wednesday to North Carolina to assist victims of Hurricane Florence.
Matthew 25’s Disaster Response Fleet includes: two Tide Loads of Hope Mobile Units that can do up to 300 loads of laundry a day, an Ice Unit that can produce up to 10,000 pounds of ice a day as well as two customized panel trucks.
Those trucks will be loaded with supplies such as P&G personal care kits, household and cleaning products, Cintas first aid and safety kits and supplies, and additional items such as Pampers diapers, Charmin toilet paper, Tide Pods, generators, fans and tarps.
Matthew 25 urgently needs donations of the following types to supplement existing supplies and for anticipated Team distributions and restocking during the deployment:
∙ Monetary Donations: Donate online, mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242
∙ Personal Care Products: Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, 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.
∙ Clean-up Supplies: Protective eyewear, work gloves, masks, shovels, screwdrivers, saws, trash bags etc.
∙ Candles and Flashlights: If necessary, please include the appropriate size batteries with any flashlight donation.
For the most current information on Matthew 25’s response, or to find out how you can help, head to www.m25m.org.