Central Iowa

Central Iowa Branch 

John Maddick
Richard Hartwig

Warehouse location
302 Bevin Street
Clemons, IA 50051
(641) 477-8263

1,424 Boxes Shipped to Families in Latvia
November 4th, the Central Iowa Branch in Clemons loaded a shipment for Latvia which was funded by OGT’s international office in Norfolk, NE. Pampali Ev. Lutheran Church will soon be receiving quilts, linens, clothing, coats, shoes, hygiene supplies, medical equipment, school backpacks/supplies, sports supplies, toys and children's items. The volunteers worked hard loading by hand 1,424 boxes and equipment for families in Latvia – thank you!(11/2017)

Haiti Shipment On Its Way
Central Iowa volunteers in Clemons loaded a shipment of humanitarian aid for Haiti. Also on June 11th they packed 93 boxes - 20,088 meals at Outreach International which was put on this shipment. The other inventory included bedding, linens, sleeping mats, clothing, shoes, hygiene supplies, medical equipment, medical supplies, toys, school desks, and school supplies. Sandra Koch with Help For Haiti will receive the items to distribute to those in need and to other organizations that OGT supports. Thank you to the volunteers for your hard work and muscles loading all of these wonderful gifts.(6/2017)

Blessings Domestically
Central Iowa Branch shipped a load of goods to the Navajo Nation in Gallup, NM. The Navajo Nation extends into the states of Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, covering over 27,000 square miles of unparalleled beauty. They received blankets, coats, clothing, shoes, school kits, furniture, hygiene kits, med equipment and supplies. Pictures are from a previous distribution of OGT donations.(12/2016)

First Shipment Down Many Many More to Come
On Tuesday October 11th, 2016 Central Iowa Branch volunteers loaded their first international shipment! It was amazing with over 30 volunteers helping along with OGT’s Grant Schmidt, VP of Operations and Paul Brandt, Norfolk warehouse assistant manager to load the shipment for Bible Mission in Kishinev, Moldova. The Central Iowa Branch was established about a year ago in Clemons, IA and this shipment was an inspirational experience for everyone involved. All went well to load 486 boxes of blankets/quilts, 476 boxes of clothing, 112 boxes of hygiene kits, medical equipment, 40 boxes of school kits and school lunch tables. Thank you volunteers for helping with sorting, packing and loading all these wonderful gifts for children and families in Moldova.(9/2016)

Taking Action
OGT’s Central Iowa Branch in Clemons held a Soup Luncheon on Jan. 31. Thanks to Thrivent Action Team grants and individual donations, they were able to pack over 100 School Kits and Hygiene Kits. The luncheon offered four different soups and served about 140 people from all over. The Central Iowa Branch offered tours of their facility and shared about the impact they have had since opening less than a year ago. Everyone had a great time at the luncheon and helping to make kits for those in need.