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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

Dates and Times to Help Pack Christmas Boxes at Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk

Kelly Asbury and others have been working diligently to purchase, collect items for Christmas Gift Boxes and now it is time to pack 2,000 boxes. If you are in the Norfolk NE area and would like to help pack, here are the times at Grace Lutheran Churc...

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Orphan Grain Train Convention – September 9th & 10th, 2022

Orphan Grain Train Convention 2022 is a two-day event with speakers from around the world sharing how OGT has impacted their part of the world.  Our recipients from the US and beyond share how aid and food have changed the lives of those in need. Pl...

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Relief for Ukrainian People

(The photo is from Bible Mission International in Moldova picking up OGT donated supplies for Ukrainian people.  Click HERE  to read more about this story.) The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine continues to dominate the news. Orphan Grain Train is wo...

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