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Our Mission


In loving response to Christ, the Servant, the Orphan Grain Train movement encourages and enables God's people to share personal and material resources in bringing Christ's name and character to needy people both far and near.

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Individuals Served

4.5 Million Meals

Last fiscal year nearly 4.5 million meals were shipped to starving people around the world.

Cost Vs Operations

1.7¢ / $1.00

Only 1.7 % of every dollar spent goes for administration and fundraising. 98.3% goes for helping needy people in the US and worldwide.

Weight Moved

47 Million Dollars of Aid

Last fiscal year more than $47 million worth of humanitarian aid and food was shipped to people in need in the US and around the world.

We serve from 27 locations located across the United States.

Orphan Grain Train has volunteers in 27 regional locations across the United States who gather clothing and other relief supplies for destitute people around the world. They also raise the money to send these relief goods and food where most needed. Find a location near you to climb aboard the train and serve those in need.

Current Relief Efforts

How Can You Help?

Many people are asking “How can I help? What is OGT accepting and doing for Flood Relief Efforts?” Here are the ways YOU can help families affected by the recent floods and OGT relief efforts: First man power/volunteers to help remove debris and ...

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Thrivent Financial will Add One Dollar to Every Two Dollars Donated Up To $250,000

Thrivent Financial is once again helping families affected by natural disaster and this time it is the recent flooding in the Midwest. Orphan Grain Train is one of the organizations Thrivent is offering for every $2 donated Thrivent will add $1 up to...

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Nebraska Flood Relief Efforts

Orphan Grain Train is accepting donations for the relief of families devastated by the flood waters in Nebraska. The devastation is widespread with numerous towns, farms and homes engulfed with water. For online donations click on Donate to Nebraska ...

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