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Cincinnati-area nonprofit to deploy disaster team to Tennessee

MADISON, TENNESSEE - DECEMBER 10: A destroyed home is seen in the aftermath of a tornado on December 10, 2023 in Madison, Tennessee. Multiple long-track tornadoes were reported in northwest Tennessee on December 9th causing multiple deaths and injuries and widespread damage. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

BLUE ASH, Ohio — At least six people are dead and thousands are without power after severe storms tore through central Tennessee Saturday.

An area non-profit in collaboration with Procter & Gamble and Walmart is deploying its Disaster Response Teams to help out those impacted.

Matthew 25: Ministries said they will provide supplies and services to severely damaged areas, according to a media release.

Services will include a mobile laundry unit, a Duracell PowerForward truck with as many as 20,000 batteries and charging stations, clean-up supplies, and personal care kits.

>> RELATED: 6 dead, nearly 2 dozen injured after severe weather in Tennessee

The non-profit will be accepting the following products at their facility at 11083 Kenwood Road in Blue Ash:

  • Cases of bottled water (12- and 24- count)
  • Personal care products: Antibacterial soap, 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.
  • Candles and flashlights: If necessary, please include the appropriate size batteries with any flashlight donation.
  • Clean-up supplies: Protective eyewear, work gloves, trash bags etc.

They are also accepting monetary donations online.

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