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Month:  February 2018

Thank You Sent from Ghana

Central Iowa’s shipment of school desks and chairs for Save The Poor in Ghana has cleared customs. Samuel Yeboah sent a “thank you very much for the beautiful tables and chairs to support our rural community schools and will send distribution pictures soon.”

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Philippines Urgent Plea for Food

OGT received an urgent plea 2 weeks ago for food from Norman Denler with Kids International Ministries in the Philippines. Mayon Volcano was erupting and more than 40,000 people had to leave their homes immediately for evacuation centers. KIM has reached out to churches assisting evacuation centers and sent two trucks with 100 boxes of…

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Volunteers Load Shipment Despite the Cold

It was a very cold day on January 30 in Jamestown, ND but that did not stop volunteers at the North Dakota Branch from loading a shipping container headed for Liberia. Joe Boway with Lutheran Church in Liberia will receive 31 boxes of Bibles, choir robes, candelabras, children’s shoe and clothes, 96,768 Mercy Meals, hygiene…

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Up and Running

OGT is pleased to announce that we are in operation at the Nevada Sierra Branch warehouse in Sparks, NV! Dave Lorenz, warehouse manager shared this: ”It went beyond my expectation, absolutely wonderful and we truly were blessed! The volunteers were so willing and eager and we had a lot of fun throughout the day while…

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4th Shipment of Food En Route to Texas

OGT purchased a little over $15,000.00 worth of groceries from Lou’s Thrifty Way in Norfolk, NE and shipped them to Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, TX to help fill the shelves at their food pantry. This is OGT’s fourth shipment of food to help with hurricane relief efforts. Thank you for your continued financial…

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Moldova Container Arrives

In December 2017 New England Branch loaded a container with gifts of quilts, linens, clothing, coats, hygiene kits, church pews/chair, hospital beds, medical equipment, bicycles, school kits, sewing machines and supplies for Bible Mission International in Kishinau, Moldova. The container arrived and was unloaded with some of the goods distributed. What wonderful gifts for those…

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NAHA in Black Hawk, SD Blessed with Gifts

The Wisconsin Branch volunteers were busy loading 198 boxes of blankets and quilts, 934 boxes of clothing, 9,500 pounds of edible beans and vegetables, medical supplies, hygiene supplies and toys for Black Hawk, SD. Native American Heritage Association (NAHA) distributes the goods and food among organizations and families on several reservations. Thank you to our…

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500 Baby Quilts Donated in 3 Years

Since October 2015, Arline Lanckriet, her sister-in-law Irene and daughter Linda from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Julesburg, CO have made over 500 baby quilts and donated them to OGT Rocky Mountain Branch. It warms their heart to know children throughout the world are cuddled in the quilts and prayerfully feeling warmth and love. Thanks…

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