News


Month:  August 2018

Needed Items Shipped to Appalachia

Recently OGT’s New England Branch, located in Terryville, CT, loaded a 26 foot truck with needed items for Appalachia. The volunteers loaded 13,000 Harvest Pack meals, 675 pounds of dry food, hand tools, bedding, clothing, furniture, household items, hygiene supplies, medical equipment, school supplies/backpacks, sewing machine/fabric and toys for two organizations that supply goods for…

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20 Years of Serving Those in Need

Indiana Branch celebrated 20 years of serving those in need around the world! Recently they had an open house with presentations, tours and treats. Indiana Branch used the Latvia Love Box as their theme since it was the first country OGT shipped to plus it was their first shipment out of their new warehouse back…

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Mobile Chapel’s Outside Completed

The Mobile Chapel that is being built at the OGT Norfolk Office is about finished on the outside. The roof is on and it has been painted. This Mobile Chapel is being built by Orphan Grain Train and is being funded by a grant from Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The Chapel will be placed in…

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OGT’s 27th Location Up and Running

Michigan Branch is OGT’s 27th location and it is up and running, collecting and sorting goods. Their newly remodeled warehouse is located at 126 Main Street in Sebewaing, MI. If you would like to donate, volunteer or check out their facility please call Dave Reed, branch manager at 989-600-2264. Recently Dave, along with their branch…

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Shipment is En Route To A New Recipient in India

A new recipient, Bethania Foundation in Karnatka, India will soon be receiving a shipment of humanitarian aid and children’s items from the Maryland Branch. They are a Christian organization that cares for orphans, homeless and disabled children and those living in extreme poverty. Thank you to the donors and volunteers at the Maryland Branch for…

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Lives Changed For The Better

Sandra Koch with Help For Haiti shares a story of how OGT changes lives: Keep those PETs coming!!!! We had a one legged man today who needed a PET (all terrain wheelchairs) but I want to share the story of Jean Romulus and the difference the PETs have made in his life since Bro. Clayton…

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Volcano Victims in Guatemala Receive Food

Vine International received 263,736 Mercy Meals from OGT’s Norfolk warehouse. They are located in Guatemala and are assisting families that have lost their homes due to Fuego volcano eruptions and those living in extreme poverty in remote areas. Vine International was relieved to receive the food to help so many children and families in dire…

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