Fairfield church taking donations for Hurricane Harvey relief

Fairfield West Baptist Church is partnering with Matthew 25: Ministries as a designated drop-off site to collect relief items for Houston and surrounding areas affected by flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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The items listed below may be dropped off at 5345 Muskopf Road in Fairfield over the Labor Day weekend at the following times:

  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday
  • Noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday

Donations needed include:

  • Non-perishable food: Pull-top canned foods, such as vegetables, fruits and canned meats; ready-to-eat dry goods such as nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola and trail mixes, jerky, ready-to-eat snacks; bottled water; and ready-to-eat meals.
  • 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.

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Any monetary donations can be made online to Matthew 25: Ministries by clicking here or checks can be mailed to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242.

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