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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

5.1 Million Meals

Last fiscal year nearly 5.1 million fortified rice meals were shipped to those hungry and malnourished worldwide.

Cost Vs Operations

1.8¢ / $1.00

Only 1.8 % of every dollar spent goes for administration and fundraising. 98.2% goes for helping those in need in the US and worldwide. Orphan Grain Train's Wish List

Weight Moved

37.7 Million Dollars of Aid

Last fiscal year more than $37.7 million worth of humanitarian aid and food was shipped to people in need in the US and around the world.

We serve from 29 locations located across the United States.

Orphan Grain Train has volunteers in 29 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

Christmas in July

You may recall reading that once again Kelly Asbury with Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk, NE is spearheading a project to put together 1,500 OGT Christmas Gift Boxes to be shipped worldwide this year! Thank you to those that have given supplies or m...

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OGT Convention Postponed until 2022

Due to the uncertainty of COVID, OGT has decided to postpone our convention till next year. It is difficult to plan the convention for this September and not know if speakers from other countries might not be able to travel due to restrictions and tr...

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Food that Endures

Investment in OGT’s Future Serving Those in Great Need Even serving has a price tag.  It costs money to deliver human care.  Orphan Grain Train is known for operating at minimal cost.  Less than two per cent of what is donated is used for admini...

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