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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

Free Sack Lunch 11 AM – 1 PM Every Weekday

OGT wants to invite local residents in the Norfolk, NE area to pick up a free sack lunch to help ease some of the stress and effects from the Coronavirus. The free sack lunches will be for adults 19 and older Monday – Friday from 11 to 1:00 or unti...

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Update On OGT Locations

The Norfolk warehouse in Norfolk, NE is closed until further notice.  At this time, OGT’s home office in Norfolk, NE remains open.  Orphan Grain Train is experiencing temporary closings of various OGT warehouses nationwide due to safety measu...

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Thrivent Choice Dollars Expire Tuesday, March 31

Attention Thrivent Members Please direct your Thrivent Choice Dollars to Orphan Grain Train before they expire on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.  Please keep in mind that the phones will be very busy on Tuesday, March 31st so why not designate your Choice...

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