News


Month:  July 2018

Republic of Georgia Shipment will Bless Many in Need

The Iowa West Branch volunteers in Ida Grove were busy loading wonderful gifts which included 1,525 boxes of quilts, hygiene supplies, linens, clothes, coats, and shoes along with medical equipment and wheelchairs for the Republic of Georgia. ‘Women for Justice’ serve women living in extreme poverty and disabled women and children. They are excited and…

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Mobile Chapel Being Built

Due to a generous donation from The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, Orphan Grain Train is in the process of building a mobile chapel that will provide for a place of worship for the members of St. John’s Lutheran Church, in Pilger, Nebraska. We are both pleased and proud to be able to provide a…

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Praising God for His Blessings

OGT shipped 40 mattresses to Sandra Koch with Help For Haiti. She shared 30 mattresses with families that previously received prefab homes from Wisconsin Branch. They were praising God for the mattresses and grateful not to be sleeping on the ground any longer. The 10 remaining mattresses were held back for emergencies such as for…

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Joining Forces to Ship Goods

Mid-Atlantic and New England Branches joined forces to ship a load of goods to Pampali Evangelical Lutheran Church in Latvia. Mid-Atlantic Branch volunteers loaded bikes, toys, school supplies, sewing fabric, quilts, bedding, clothes, shoes, hygiene items, and medical equipment and added to that was coats, shoes, boots and clothing from New England Branch volunteers. What…

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Ukraine to Receive Shipment Full of Blessings

During the week of July 9th the volunteers at North Dakota Branch in Jamestown loaded a shipment for Kiev, Ukraine. This shipment of blankets, quilts, clothing, coats, and shoes will be going to the Charitable Organization “Castor”, a new OGT recipient that assists children and families living in poverty. Thank you to all the volunteers…

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Liberia Recipient Expresses Thanks

At the June Board Meeting of the Maryland Branch, recipient Joe Boway brought thanks from the people of Liberia, especially the children. Joe, a refugee who escaped the worn-torn country, now lives in the United States. He returns to Liberia several times a year to help rebuild his homeland. He has been establishing Christian schools…

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Tools and Scrub Buckets Given to Help Flood Victims

Memorial Day weekend saw this historical city, Ellicott City, Maryland, hit with flash flooding and destruction for the 2nd time in less than 2 years. Lutheran churches in Virginia had collected and sent to the Maryland branch warehouse 50 large filled scrub buckets for disaster use. These, along with tools like rakes and shovels were…

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Shipment Will Bless Many

Joe Boway with Lutheran Church and Schools in Liberia is excited to be receiving a baptismal font, school supplies, backpacks, books, chalk boards, desks and hygiene supplies that were loaded yesterday at the Maryland Branch in Millersville. Joe loves to offer the children an education to stop the cycle of poverty but most importantly to…

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