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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

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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Clip of OGT on ‘CBS This Morning’

OGT with its partnership with Dr. Aguila and the M25 program had its debut on ‘CBS This Morning”. Orphan Grain Train was not mentioned but footage from our Norfolk warehouse with OGT boxes being packed by our volunteers wearing OGT t-shirts were ...

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OGT’s Flood Relief Efforts Expand Farther

OGT continues to assist flood victims in Nebraska and is expanding its relief efforts to the regions of Madison and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Severe rain storms have devastated the region with roads being covered, bridges washed away and homes engul...

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