Norfolk Warehouse

Norfolk Warehouse

606 W. Phillip  Ave.
Norfolk, NE 68701

Warehouse Manager: 
Doug Trampe
402.371.7393 ext. 148

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday 9am to 4pm

Smiles On Little Faces of Many Children
Merry Christmas from OGT to children in Nicaragua! Georgina and Ricardo are with Lutheran Hour Ministries in Nicaragua and they had their Christmas celebration for the children in their feeding program. They were able to share OGT Christmas boxes and have a piñata for the children that live in poverty and families have very little to put toward presents. Thank you to those that put together the Christmas boxes that put smiles on the faces of many children. Thanks be to God!(1/2019)

Philippines Recipient Excited to Receive Shipment
Recently OGT had a special request for hand or marionette puppets and ‘thank you’ to those that gave us puppets! Yesterday a shipment containing the puppets, 171,072 Mercy Meals, 1,500 lbs. of processed rice, blankets and other humanitarian aid were shipped to the Philippines. Grace with World Harvest Mt. Moriah Camp is thrilled to be getting new and bigger puppets for their upcoming Christmas celebration. Grace also shared that on Christmas eve they will be visiting some of the widows to share quilts and food from OGT and sing carols. Christmas eve is a very big event for Filipinos to share food with their family so we hope to provide for a few very poor widows. OGT changes lives around the world because of support from our donors and volunteers! Praise be to God!(12/2018)

Natahani Ranch Shipment Will Bless Many
The Norfolk warehouse shipped a pallet of edible dried beans, Baptismal font, clothing, household items, and medical equipment/supplies to Natahani Ranch in Holbrook, AZ. The beans and goods will be shared with families living on the reservation.(11/2018)

After Some Delay Shipment is Received in Nicaragua
Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) in Nicaragua recently received, after some delays, a shipment from the Norfolk warehouse. Customs in Nicaragua is now going through all shipments from the US to verify no weapons or other contraband is being shipped in. Of course we had no problems with that and all paperwork and contents were in order. Ricardo and Georgian with LHM will begin distribution of goods soon. Praise be to God all went well.(10/2018)

Fish Feed in Pender NE a Success
St. John’s Lutheran Church in rural Pender, Nebraska once again hosted a successful and delicious Wisconsin style fish feed fundraiser for OGT! OGT’s volunteers cooked the fish, potatoes and pearl onions and the congregation members brought homemade salads and scrumptious desserts! Great food and fellowship was enjoyed and nearly $3,000.00 was raised for OGT to help those in need! Thank you St. John’s members! A Thrivent Action Team was applied for and seed money was used for expenses and advertising for the event – thank you Thrivent!(10/2018)

Philippines Shipment Will Help Many
On October 4th the Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded 213,840 Mercy Meals and 61 adult, child and pull PETs (all terrain wheelchairs), a much needed shipment for International Care Ministries Foundation in the Philippines.(10/2018)

Ghana Grateful for Gifts
Association of English Churches in Ghana received church furnishings/supplies, Bibles, hygiene kits, hospital beds, supplies, medical equipment, toys, bikes and clothes from the Norfolk warehouse. Dr. Samson sent distribution photos of hygiene kits and towels being shared at a women’s prison and Bibles given to Sunday school students. What joyous blessings being shared with those in need.(9/2018)

Help For Haiti has cleared and unloaded a shipment from
the Norfolk warehouse. Praise be to God!

Shipment Blesses Save The Poor in Ghana
Save The Poor in Ghana received a shipment of humanitarian aid from OGT. They were elated with the goods and shared some of the blankets, clothing and diapers with a local orphanage in Kumasi. Next week the Norfolk warehouse will ship school desks to be used by Save The Poor. What wonderful blessings being shared half way around the world.(9/2018)

Mercy Meals, School Kits, and Much More Shipped to Republic of Georgia
Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded a special shipment for children in the Republic of Georgia. The load contains playground equipment which will be set up at a local kindergarten by our recipient Union of Investments. Also loaded on the shipment were 42,768 Mercy Meals, 25 boxes of school kits (10 of which were a Thrivent Action Team by OGT’s staff and family members), bedding, clothes, coats, and shoes. Imagine the smiles and laughter this shipment will give to children and many more years to come! Praise be to God.(9/2018)

Elated to Receive Shipment in Nicaragua
Rainbow Network of Nicaragua was elated to receive a shipment of blankets, linens, Spanish Bibles, clothing, shoes, hospital beds, canes, crutches, walkers, bicycles, toys, file cabinets, school desks, and classroom tables from the Norfolk warehouse. They help those living in poverty and rural remote locations with housing, education, healthcare and economic development. These are amazing blessings for them to use – thank you OGT donors and volunteers!(9/2018)

200 Christmas Boxes Delivered
Terry and Paulette Pronk from Laverne, MN delivered 200 Christmas boxes to the Norfolk warehouse. These will be shipped worldwide to share the love of Jesus and put a smile in children’s hearts around the world. Paulette organized this project with the help of Connie Boler at St. John Lutheran Church in Lavern, MN. For the past 10 months the congregation was asked to donate a different item every month that would become gifts in the boxes. A one day packing event was scheduled and volunteers came to pack all 200 Christmas boxes. Thank you for your dedication to this OGT project and for spreading the good news of the birth of Jesus.(8/2018)

Goods to Bless Many Arrive in Zambia
Gospel Link Zambia cleared and unloaded a shipment today containing 64,152 Mercy Meals, operating room table, anesthesia machine, medical supplies, infant warmer, PETs (all terrain wheelchairs), surgical prep trays, diapers, infant care supplies, hygiene supplies, medical linens, clothing, sanitary kits, hospital bed, mattresses, dental chairs, school supplies, sewing machine & supplies shipped from the Norfolk warehouse. Dr. Marjie Heier and other workers with Chifundo Rural Health Center were ecstatic with the medical equipment and supplies included in this shipment. They have a very limited budget and help children and families living in extreme poverty with very little medical assistance. The smiles and excitement in the photos expresses their gratitude. Thank you OGT donors and volunteers!(8/2018)

Hardworking Volunteers Get Shipment Loaded for Haiti
On Tuesday, July 31st the Norfolk warehouse volunteers had a great work out loading 66,528 Kids Against Hunger meals (308 boxes), 96 – 60 pound bags of rice, 278 boxes of sleeping mats, quilts, French Bibles, hygiene kits, clothes, linens and layette kits along with loading beds with mattresses, medical equipment, school desks and chairs, teachers desks and file cabinets for Help For Haiti. Sandra Koch with HFH will receive the shipment and some of the food and supplies will be distributed to other organizations to help even more families in other areas of Haiti. A BIG ‘Thank you’ to the hard working volunteers and to our donors that also help make these shipments possible. What wonderful life-changing blessings for those feeling despair in Haiti.(8/2018)

Wonderful Life Changing Gifts Shipped to Haiti
Help for Haiti received a shipment of 10,000 pounds of mixed beans, 99,792 Kids Against Hunger meals, 71,280 Mercy Meals, clothing, shoes, hygiene kits, chalkboards, student desks, and school supplies from the Norfolk warehouse. They also received a variety of PETs (all terrain wheelchairs) that are now assembled and ready to distribute to disabled children and adults. Thank you to OGT’s donors and volunteers for these wonderful life changing gifts for those in need and orphans in Haiti.(7/2018)

Blessed to Give Back to Our Community
During June 2018 the Norfolk warehouse had several walk outs and local deliveries that included food and medical equipment. Local organizations blessed with pallets of food &/or cases of fresh tomatoes included Catholic Charities, Norfolk Food Pantry, Our Savior daycare, Helping Hands daycare, Salvation Army, Norfolk Rescue Mission and Ponca Tribe. What blessings to be shared with local children and families in need.(7/2018)

Many Blessings To Be Distributed in New Mexico
On July 16th the Norfolk warehouse shipped clothing, handbags, cleaning kits, various foods and household items to Trinity Navajo Bible Church in Thoreau, NM. The many blessings will be distributed to families living in poverty. Pictured are some of the members from Trinity Navajo Bible Church.(7/2018)

Celebrating Our Country's Freedom
OGT’s home office in Norfolk, NE celebrated the 4th of July by having one of our semis in the local parade. It was cheered by many. The late Clayton Andrews donated this semi-truck to OGT and it now has over 1.5 million miles and the engine has yet to be overhauled! OGT is grateful for our country’s freedoms and blessings that we are able to share with those less fortunate.(7/2018)

OGT Able to Help Nicaragua During Unrest
Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) in Nicaragua has received humanitarian aid and food from OGT for nearly 20 years. Currently areas of Nicaragua are having political protests, streets are barricaded and gun fire can be heard. Since the unrest food is difficult to bring in and is costing more when available. Families are going without food. LHM is not able to receive containers at this time and is in desperate need of food and supplies. To help with this dire situation OGT wired funds of $5,000.00 to Ricardo and Georgina with LHM to help purchase food to be distributed to the desperate families. Ricardo emailed a video and pictures of distribution and a note of gratitude for the support and food that will feed many.(6/2018)

Volunteers Load Container Destined for Haiti
On June 18th the Norfolk warehouse volunteers were busy loading 10,000 pounds of mixed beans, 99,792 Kids Against Hunger meals, 71,280 Mercy Meals, clothing, shoes, hygiene kits, chalkboards, student desks, and school supplies for Sandra Koch with Help For Haiti. Sandra will distribute some of the food and goods among local organizations to share with orphanages, schools and families desperate for food and assistance. Praise be to God.(6/2018)

School Supplies and Blessings Arrive in Liberia
Linda Kurtz is Director of Care Ministries with Faith Community Lutheran Church and school in Las Vegas, NV. She is involved with mission partnerships; one in particular is Hope and Care for Children Lutheran School – HHC in Liberia. In December 2018 she delivered to the Norfolk warehouse school supplies and furnishings that were collected in Las Vegas. These along with 57,024 Mercy Meals, Bibles, blankets/bedding, church furniture and supplies, clothing, shoes, household supplies, generator, walkers, toys, bicycles, sewing machines, and sewing supplies were shipped to Monrovia, Liberia. Linda was able to be at HHC when the container unloaded and will help with the distribution of goods. She is grateful to OGT and our supporters for making this special shipment possible.(6/2018)

Wonderful Gifts Shipped to the Philippines
In May the Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded 163,944 Mercy Meals, 320 pounds rice, blankets, sleeping mats, Bibles, school supplies, sports uniforms/equipment, bicycles, and toys for Kids International Ministries (KIM) in the Philippines. KIM has a school named Cuatro Christian School (CCS) which serves children from their orphanage and also from the surrounding community that would not otherwise attend school because of cost and living in poverty. They are offered a free education, school supplies, uniform and lunches while attending in hopes of breaking the cycle of poverty and to live life glorifying to God. Their school year starts in June and the school supplies and some for the food and sports equipment will be used there. These are such wonderful gifts for the children and families in the Philippines. Thank you OGT Supporters! Pictures are of goods loaded and previous pictures from CCS.(5/2018)

Many to Be Blessed By Aid Sent to Ghana
Save the Poor in Accra, Ghana will be receiving another shipment from the Norfolk warehouse to share with schools they support, families living in extreme poverty and medical clinics. They will be receiving blankets, clothes, shoes, pillowcase dresses, medical equipment, adult and child PETs (all terrain wheelchairs), bicycles, solar ovens, toys, sports equipment and sewing machines to help many in desperate need.(5/2018)

Zambia Anticipating Arrival of Goods
The Norfolk warehouse shipped 64,152 Mercy Meals, an operating room table, anesthesia machine, medical supplies, infant warmer, PETs (all terrain wheelchair), surgical prep trays, diapers, infant care supplies, hygiene supplies, medical linens, clothing, sanitary kits, hospital bed, mattresses, dental chairs, school supplies, sewing machine and supplies to Chongwe, Zambia. Dr. Marjie Heier is Medical Director of Chifundo Rural Health Center and they are excited to be receiving this shipment. Mission Heart donated some of the goods for the hospital/clinic. The health center offers under age 5 immunization clinics, prenatal care for pregnant mothers, medical assistance for those living in poverty and clinical outreach programs. Dr. Heier is always grateful for the food and supplies from OGT and she shared these photos from previous shipment. Thank you to our volunteers, donors and supporters for making these life changing shipments possible.(5/2018)

India Transformed is Very Grateful for Aid Sent
The Norfolk warehouse loaded a shipment of humanitarian aid for India in the first part of May. John Peter our recipient is with India Transformed and helps women being violated, orphans, schools and those living in poverty. King of Kings church in Omaha, NE packaged and donated 57,024 Kids Against Hunger meals. The shipment also included 28,512 Mercy meals, sleeping mats, toys, recreational clothing, office furniture, sports equipment, student desks, sewing machines and their school received band instruments. John Peter is always grateful for the food and aid sent to help children, women and families in desperate need. Thank you to all our donors and volunteers for being the hands and feet of Jesus.(5/2018)

Shipment Blesses Republic of Georgia
Women for Justice in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia unloaded a shipment of blankets/quilts/linens, clothing, coats, shoes, dorm beds/mattresses, hygiene kits/diapers, medical equipment, PETs (all terrain wheelchairs), bicycles, toys, file cabinets, school desks/chairs, school kits, sewing machines and supplies from the Norfolk warehouse. The organization shared photos of unloading and first distribution of goods to families in need. What wonderful blessings for families with very little and very few resources.(5/2018)

Group Effort to Supply Goods to Cornerstone Children's Ranch
Norfolk warehouse and Rocky Mountain Branch in Julesburg, CO. worked together for a shipment to Cornerstone Children’s Ranch in Quemado, TX. Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded clothing, cleaning kits and 8 pallets of various foods then at the Rocky Mt. Branch volunteers added household items and medical supplies to be shared with those in need at Cornerstone’s facilities and also outreach programs.(5/2018)

Many Organizations in Haiti to Be Helped by Shipment
On April 24th the Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded food and humanitarian aid for several organizations in Haiti. Sandra Koch with Help For Haiti will receive the shipment containing clothing, school supplies, 228,096 Kids Against Hunger meals, adult and child PETs (all terrain wheelchairs) books, office furniture, school books/desks/chairs and student desks. Helping Hands For Haiti will receive two of the child PETs for two of their handicapped children they serve. House of Hope orphanage will receive student chairs, clothing and school supplies for their children. There are seven organizations assisting schools, orphanages and churches which will divide the KAH meals amongst them. How amazing to help so many organizations that serve hundreds of children and families with one shipment of relief supplies.(4/2018)

Jesus Shine Ministry to Receive Sports Attire
Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded 965 boxes of recreational clothing for Jesus Shine Ministry in India. The ministry assists with orphanages and families living in poverty. The children and families will be excited to receive sports attire!(4/2018)

Glorious Day for New Recipient in Haiti
OGT’s first shipment to Josias Marin in Thomassique, Haiti was cleared and unloaded! It was a glorious day for Josias and everyone helping to unload and see the gifts from OGT. A goat farmer had a special request for ‘farmer’s clothes’ and OGT collected coveralls and rubber boots. He (photo with coveralls and boots) has a goat farm there for people to work and support themselves; he was grateful for the boots and clothes. The shipment also included the 40' shipping container to be used for storage, 57,024 Mercy Meals, 5,000 pounds of beans, French Bibles, bed frames and mattresses, hygiene kits, school kits, sports equipment, classroom tables and chairs. Goods will be organized and distributed soon.(4/2018)

School Desks Received in Liberia
Joe Boway with Lutheran Schools in Liberia received student desks and chairs from the Norfolk warehouse last month. These furnishings were set up at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran School in Foya, Liberia. These are wonderful blessings for their meek surroundings which usually are benches and tables made from cinder blocks and wood slabs as desks. Thank you to our donors and supporters for showing students in Liberia that people care about their schooling.(4/2018)

Shipment On its Way to Moldova
Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded a shipment of quilts, school supplies, desks, chairs, sewing machines/supplies, yarn, bikes, medical equipment, beds with mattresses, hygiene kits, diapers, clothing, shoes and coats for Moldova. Bible Mission International is excited to receive the goods to help children in orphanages, families living in poverty and their Christian camps.(4/2018)

Shipment to Bless Region in Philippines Struggling with Drought
April 5th the Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded food and relief supplies for Camp Mt Moriah in Malaybalay City, Philippines. Camp Mt Moriah has outreach programs for children and families living in poverty. Currently the region is struggling with drought, causing poor crops and farmers now have no crops or income and are also in desperate need of help. They are looking forward to receiving 142,560 Mercy Meals, blankets, uniforms, flip-flops, bed frames with mattresses, adult diapers, infant diapers, hygiene kits, towels, toys, bench tables, sports equipment, bicycles, and child gift boxes to help those in need and also support the many Christian camps offered during the summer.(4/2018)

Joyous for Shipment Received in Ukraine
OGT’s recipient Charitiable Foundation "Mariam" in Melitopol, Ukraine shared gratitude and joy for the shipment they received from the Norfolk warehouse. The photos are their first distribution of clothes and toys being shared with children living in poverty and people with disabilities. Praise be to God.(4/2018)