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Month:  October 2018

Lutheran Hour Ministries in Nicaragua

Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) in Nicaragua recently received, after some delays, a shipment from the Norfolk warehouse. Customs in Nicaragua is now going through all shipments from the US to verify no weapons or other contraband is being shipped in. Of course we had no problems with that and all the paperwork and contents were…

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Disaster Relief Shipping to Florida

An OGT container filled with disaster relief clean-up supplies and tools was placed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Panama City, Florida. The container and contents will be used by volunteers helping with the clean-up and rebuilding after hurricane Michael demolished parts of Florida. Please continue to pray for the families that lost everything and are…

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Store Fundraiser Overwhelming Success

Boscov’s, a Northeastern department store chain, helps local charities raise funds by inviting them to sell 25% off discount shopping passes to an annual one-day sales event. This year the Mid-Atlantic Branch was blessed with an anonymous donor who pledged to match monies up to $2,000 for “Friends Helping Friends Day.” MAB volunteers eagerly maximized…

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Many Blessings Arrive in Ukraine

Earlier in 2018 volunteers from OGT’s Castle Rock Collection Center loaded blankets, bedding, clothing, coats, children’s shoes, handbags, diapers, toys, school supplies and backpacks for Charitable Organization “Mariam” in Ukraine. They recently shared some to the clothing with families in need. One little boy seemed to enjoy the shopping basket while Mom looked for clothes….

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Families in Hawaii Blessed

OGT recently donated $20,000.00 for volcano Kilauea victims in Hawaii. Pastor Mark Zier with Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo, Hawaii received the funds and divided it equally among 4 families as they dealt with being displaced and/or lost their homes as a result of lava flow in the Puna district. One of the families helped…

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Relief Shipped To Carolinas Hurricane Victims

Working together, congregations and friends in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have collected and shipped disaster relief supplies down to the hurricane victims in the Carolinas. The first shipment filled our Maryland Branch truck, was driven down by Liz and Tom DeMik in September. The supplies were delivered to churches in Jacksonville and Haverlock, NC. A…

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Domestic Disaster Relief Efforts Expand

OGT is helping families devastated from hurricane Harvey, Florence and Michael by purchasing construction materials, groceries and disaster relief supplies.  OGT is accepting monetary donations to help with purchasing supplies and transportation expenses for the areas devastated by hurricanes and 100% of your donation will go toward the hurricane disaster relief fund.  These will be…

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Portable Chapel Going To Florida

OGT’s portable chapel is on its way to Redemption Lutheran Church Panama City, Florida from Norfolk, NE. The church was badly damaged from hurricane Michael’s strong winds and flood waters. The chapel will give a place for the congregation to join together for prayer and gain strength. Praise be to God. The chapel was built…

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