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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

5.4 Million Meals

Last fiscal year nearly 5.4 million meals were shipped to starving people around the world.

Cost Vs Operations

1.8¢ / $1.00

Only 1.8 % of every dollar spent goes for administration and fundraising. 98.2% goes for helping needy people in the US and worldwide.

Weight Moved

47 Million Dollars of Aid

Last fiscal year more than $65.5 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

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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4 Star Rating 12 Years In A Row

Orphan Grain Train is very pleased and ecstatic to announce that Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator had these high ratings for Orphan Grain Train: ‘4 Stars’ which is Charity Navigator’s highest rating. Orphan ...

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1,000 Christmas Gifts Needed for July

Kelly Asbury and her daughter Becca are spearheading a project to put together at least 1,000 OGT Christmas Gift Boxes to be shipped worldwide this year.  They will be collecting items through the end of July and are asking for items and monetary do...

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