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Matthew 25: Ministries sends relief to California fire

Volunteers at Matthew 25: Ministries pack supplies in a recent relief effort. (FOX19 NOW/file) Volunteers at Matthew 25: Ministries pack supplies in a recent relief effort. (FOX19 NOW/file)
BLUE ASH, OH (FOX19) -

The international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization Matthew 24: Ministries is responding the Valley Fire in Lake, Napa and Solano counties in California.

An initial truckload of aid containing 25,570 pounds of water, personal care kits, cleaning supplies, infant and baby supplies and paper products will leave Matthew 25's Kenwood Road facility Friday.

Matthew 25’s Disaster Response Team will travel to the affected areas to meet with local partners and help with product distribution early next week.  The truckload of disaster relief is scheduled to arrive in California on Tuesday.

The destructive fire broke out on Saturday, killing five and destroying hundreds of homes.

More than 7,500 additional structures are threatened. The fire has burned over 70,000 acres and is 35 percent contained.

Donors who would like to designate their financial gifts for Wildfire Relief may do so by writing “Wildfire Relief” in the memo line of their check or by typing it in the “in honor of” field of our online giving form.

Mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45242.

All of donated funds designated for Wildfire Relief will be used for the purpose intended.

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