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Matthew 25: Ministries sends Arkansas tornado relief

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BLUE ASH, OH (FOX19) -

Matthew 25: Ministries Disaster Response Team left Monday morning for areas surrounding suburban Little Rock, where massive tornados struck Sunday evening.

A powerful tornado carved an 80-mile path of destruction through Mayflower, Arkansas, killing at least 16 people. Emergency officials were searching for survivors Monday in the debris.

Matthew 25' advance team, led by CEO and Disaster Relief Coordinator Tim Mettey, left Blue Ash with specialized disaster response vehicles and relief products, including personal care and cleaning products, paper products, baby products, food and water.

Matthew 25 is accepting the following donations for disaster relief:

  • Monetary Donations: Donate online, mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
  • Non-Perishable Food: PULL TOP canned vegetables, fruits etc.; ready to eat dry goods such as nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola and trail mixes, jerkies, ready to eat snacks; bottled water; ready- to-eat meals or MREs etc.
  • 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.

You can read additional donor information at www.m25m.org

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