Our Mission

Master Provisions is a faith-based organization that provides food, clothing and orphan care in the U.S. and around the world.

We work in conjunction with mission partners, connecting them with vital resources so they can directly serve people in need. In all we do, we seek to bring the love of Christ, meeting both physical and spiritual needs.

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Our Story

MP Began with Clothing . . .

MASTER Provisions began in 1994 by shipping donated used clothing to people in Ukraine. It became apparent that the people there also needed jobs. MP responded by setting up clothing shops that created jobs and provided affordable clothing. MP now ships clothing and shoes to several countries, as well as to agencies in the US. Here, our mission partners request winter clothing; overseas most of the need is for light-weight clothing and shoes.

And Added Orphan Care

The political unrest in Ukraine led to large numbers of orphans, living either on the streets or in state-run orphanages. MP partners with My Home which places these children with local Christian families, either through adoption or foster care. MP recruits financial sponsors whose gifts go in their entirety to support these families so that children are cared for in a loving home, in their own culture. MP also supports orphans in Togo through a partnership with Medical Ambassadors.

For most of its first 20 years, Master Provisions was primarily an international ministry.

And Then a Local Food Outreach Program

In 2014, MASTER Provisions began providing food to hunger relief agencies that serve the Tri-State region of Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southwest Indiana. MP rescues high quality, fresh food that would otherwise go to waste, stores and manages it safely, and makes those goods available to its food partner agencies. MP also provides food and logistical support for the Last Saturday Mobile Food Pantry, in both Covington and Ludlow. The food outreach is now the largest of MP’s mission activities.

Because People Have Value

Master Provisions does this work, not just because surplus food and used clothing still have value, but because we believe people have value.

Thousands of volunteers serve at Master Provisions each year and accomplish most of MP’s mission activities with leadership from MP’s small staff. Individuals of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life serve side by side at MP.

Roger Babik
President
roger@masterprovisions.org

Roger is the founder of Master Provisions. He works closely with MP staff, volunteers and board members to provide overall leadership, strategic planning and development efforts. He regularly writes and speaks as MP’s lead ambassador. Roger was ordained as a pastor in May 1996 after leaving a career in sales at Cincinnati Bell. Roger authored “Call Against the Will” in 2006. Roger and his wife Tanya have four adult children and recently welcomed their first grandson, Graham. Fun Fact: In high school, Roger had long curly hair.

Brenda Beers-Reineke
Managing Directore

brenda@masterprovisions.org

Brenda came to Master Provisions after a long career and successful career in the for-profit sector.  Brenda has both a J. D. and M. B. A.— She brings her wide range of business skills.to Master Provisions where she is responsible for managing the staff, day-to-day operations and developing a strategic plan for MP. Brenda was drawn to MP out of a desire to serve the Lord by serving others. She and her husband Bobby have an adult daughter, Lexie. Fun fact: Brenda always dreamed of being a bass player in a rock and roll band.

John Eldridge
Director of Operations and Local Outreach
john@masterprovisions.org

John manages operations at MP’s warehouse and leads the preparation and on-site work of the Last Saturday Mobile Food Pantries. John also manages MP’s trucking social enterprise. Before coming to MP, John served as an engineer in the U.S. Army, and also has experience in education and business. Entrepreneurial by nature, John has developed three businesses. John has served in the mission field in Malawi and is an ordained minister. John and his wife Angie live in Boone County with their five children. Fun Fact: John spent more of his childhood outside the U.S. than in it, having lived in Europe while his father served in the military.

Guy Domec
Operations Manager
guy@masterprovisions.org

Guy Domec has worked for MP for over five years and has been engaged in all phases of MP’s ministry. For over 10 years, he has been a volunteer leader with Young Life, where he mentors young adults and college students. He lives in Boone County with his wife Andrea and their two sons, Braylen and Austin. Guy loves the opportunity he has every day to advance God’s kingdom in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.Fun Fact: Guy fulfilled one of his lifetime goals by flying a plane.

Jeff Schaaf
Transportation Manager
jeff@masterprovisions.org

Jeff joined the Master Provisions staff to manage daily operations of MP’s trucking social enterprise and provide logistical support for mission activities. Jeff was a volunteer truck driver for MP for several months before joining the staff. Jeff and his wife Angie have a son, Hunter, who is a Young Life leader at Campbell County High School. Their daughter Daphne is a student at Lloyd High School. The family hosts Young Life Campaigners at their home.Fun Fact: When he’s not managing MP’s trucks, Jeff enjoys exploring the outdoors in Kentucky, usually with some teenagers in tow!

Kasey Babik
Development Manager
kasey@masterprovisions.org

Kasey coordinates Master Provisions’ special events and provides the support for other development efforts. Prior to joining the MP team, she worked through a contracting company for Kroger’s corporate office in downtown Cincinnati. She is a graduate from Northern Kentucky University
with a bachelors in business management. Kasey and her husband Jerrod live in Florence, KY with their infant son Graham and their dog Harlow. They attend First Church of Christ, Union Campus. Fun Fact: Kasey is a fraternal twin, although if her twin walked in the door it would be very hard to tell her and her sister a part.

 

Don Davisson
Administrative Assistant
don@masterprovisions.org

After serving as a church pastor for 40 years, Don joined the staff of Master Provisions in 2003. He has served in many capacities at MP including clothing pack and speaking engagements and now assists with administrative tasks. He and his wife, Carolyn have two sons, seven grandchildren, and one great-grandson. Fun Fact: Don and Carolyn live in Elsmere, Ky, a HOP, SKIP and JUMP from the warehouse (5 minutes). BUT DON PREFERS TRAVELING BY CAR!!

 

 

Lucia Parker
Financial Assistant
lucia@masterprovisions.org

Lucia joined Master Provisions in 2005 after serving a six-month internship in Kherson, Ukraine leading a street children’s ministry. She and her husband, JJ, tied the marriage knot back in 1998 and welcomed Will to the world in March of 2006 and Eli in June of 2008. JJ and Lucia have called northern Kentucky home since returning from the mission field. Lucia manages MP’s bookkeeping, correspondence, and related tasks. Random Fact: Lucia would love to travel the United States in an RV with her whole family.

Krista Brown
Communications Manager
krista@masterprovisions.org

Krista joins the Master Provisions staff to manage the social media and website, create newsletters and brochures, and provide administrative support for the staff.  She is a graduate of NKU with a bachelors in elementary and middle school education with an emphasis in English. Krista, her husband Trent, and their dog Marshmallow live in Union, Ky with their three children; Mikayla, a student at University of Kentucky, Samuel, a student at Northern Kentucky University, and Mackenzie a student at Ryle High School. They attend First Church of Christ, Union Campus. Fun Fact: Krista and her husband Trent are avid Kentucky Wildcat fans!

 

Evan Anthony
Principal
EDA Consulting

Jeff Blankenship
Attorney
Monohan and Blankenship

Chris Carle
Chief Executive Officer
St. Elizabeth Provider Network

 David Hargrave, Emeritus
Pastor
Fairfield Church of Christ

 Mike Hales
Chief Financial Officer
Northern Kentucky University

Season Huff
Controller
Crossroads Church

Michelle Lorms
Area Director
n2Publishing

Rick Merrell
Owner
Merrell’s Truck Sales

Doug Newhouse, Emeritus
Account Manager, Cincinnati Time
Pastor, Petersburg (KY) Christian Church

Joe Parker, Emeritus
Retired
International Agribusiness

Bob Watts
President
Vivitec Solutions

Kenneth Webb
Pastor
Zion Global Ministry

Jason Wessel, Chairman
Assistant Vice President, Patient Care Services
St. Elizabeth Healthcare

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