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Month:  April 2018

Thank You Volunteers

Paul and Linda Arbesman are the warehouse managers for the New England Branch in Terryville, CT. They want to celebrate their volunteers and say “Thank you for your dedication, time, talent and fun you share at the warehouse!” Pictures are from the New England Branch.

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God’s Timing is Always Perfect

Kids International Ministries (KIM) in the Philippines rejoiced when they saw the container filled with 256,608 Mercy Meals arrive! Norman Denler with KIM shared that they were down to 50 boxes of Mercy Meals which is used to feed children in their orphanages and school and also families at their daily feeding programs. They are…

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Thank You for Your Donation to Help Texas

Thank you to OGT’s Minnesota North Collection Center in Morris for donating $6,000.00 toward Hurricane Disaster Relief in Texas! The reconstruction of homes, public facilities, schools, roads, etc. will be long-term and costly. OGT continues to send relief supplies and food to assist families devastated by hurricane Harvey and for the volunteers helping to rebuild.

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Glorious Day for New Recipient in Haiti

OGT’s first shipment to Josias Marin in Thomassique, Haiti was cleared and unloaded! It was a glorious day for Josias and everyone helping to unload and see the gifts from OGT. A goat farmer had a special request for ‘farmer’s clothes’ and OGT collected coveralls and rubber boots. He (photo with coveralls and boots) has…

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To Our Amazing Volunteers ‘Thank You’

Iowa West Branch in Ida Grove would like to rejoice and say ‘Thank You’ to their dedicated, hard-working and wonderful volunteers! April is National Volunteer Month and the heart of Orphan Grain Train is our volunteers. The first picture is some of the volunteers that help to sort, pack and load shipments regularly. The next…

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Groceries Sent to Texas Food Pantry

On April 9th OGT purchased and shipped nearly $13,400.00 worth of groceries from Lou’s Thrifty Way in Norfolk, NE to Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, TX. This is part of our continued hurricane relief efforts with stocking shelves of their food pantry that serves local residents still struggling with the effects of hurricane Harvey and…

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Rural Lithuania Grateful for Easter Blessings

Easter blessings were distributed in rural Lithuania that were shipped from Castle Rock Collection Center in Colorado. Pagegiai Evangelical Lutheran Parish received blankets/quilts/linens, sewing fabric, clothes, coats and shoes, office/school supplies and backpacks. Thank you to our volunteers and donors that made this special distribution of goods possible.

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