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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

Online Auction to Benefit OGT

Max Adams from Omaha, NE is having an online auction with all proceeds going toward OGT. He and his wife collected ‘stuff’ in hopes of opening a store one day. Sadly though, his wife passed away last year and he decided to sell the items to suppo...

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Calling All Sewers

These are uncertain times and COVID-19 has changed the way we live today. Face masks can be worn to help lessen the transmission of Coronavirus. OGT wants to help do our part and is implementing a Face Mask Sewing project. If you would like to sew th...

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Update On OGT Locations

The Norfolk warehouse in Norfolk, NE will reopen on Monday June 1st with limited number of volunteers and donations can be dropped off in front of the dock Monday – Friday from 9-2.  OGT’s home office in Norfolk, NE remains open.  Orpha...

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