Hurricane Harvey

Help for Houston

In light of the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, The Bridge is partnering with Matthew 25: Ministries to help bring needed supplies to the Houston area. The Bridge is going to serve as a drop-off center for the items listed below. If you would like to help, please bring these specified items to the church between the hours of 9 AM and 7 PM Sunday – Saturday. These can be brought into the lobby, or left in the designated area beneath the overhang to the left of the front door.

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, jerky, 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.

Monetary Donations

You can give online to Matthew 25: Ministries by going to or by mail by sending checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

Donors to Matthew 25: Ministries who would like to designate their financial gifts for Hurricane Relief may do so by writing “Hurricane Relief” in the memo line of their check or by typing it in the “in honor of” field of the online giving form. 100% of donated funds designated for Hurricane Relief will be used for the purpose intended.

If you would prefer to donate to Matthew 25: Ministries through The Bridge Church, just be sure to designate on your check or when giving online that you are giving toward “Help for Houston.” You may give through the church website by going to

Let’s all do what we can to bring aid to this hard-hit area. Matthew 25: Ministries is a great local ministry that has been meeting needs around the world since 1991. If you would like to volunteer your time by serving at Matthew 25: Ministries you may sign-up via their website at

In addition to meeting physical needs of people living in the Houston area, let’s also remember to invite God to comfort and uphold those who have suffered such loss, while also drawing them to Him.

With much love in Christ,