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Month:  October 2018

“Lost Boy of Sudan” Able to Give Back

When Jacob Puka, then 7 years old, left Panpandiar in 1987, he couldn’t have imagined how his village in South Sudan would be blessed because of him. He is one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan”, children who were orphaned because of the violent civil war in that country, and walked through bush and desert,…

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Hurricane Relief Shipped Off

Ohio Collection Center in Napoleon delivered hurricane relief supplies consisting of blankets, clothing, new undies, disaster supplies, furniture, diapers, hygiene kits, toys and school kits to Harp Mission in Caldwell, OH. Harp Mission will deliver the supplies to the Carolina’s for disaster relief. Thank you Ohio volunteers and donors!

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Hygiene Kits for Hurricane Victims

On October 13, 2018, members and friends of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church in Malvern, PA, came together to make hygiene kits for victims of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Using Action Team funds from Thrivent Financial, branch managers Cliff Kraft and Rob Hall purchased towels, wash cloths, tooth brushes and paste, bath soap, band-aids, and combs….

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Meals to Fill Hungry Bellies Arrive in Haiti

Haiti Mission picked up 40 – 50 lb. bags of beans (2,000 lbs.) that were part of a shipment containing 38,700 lbs. of beans to Help For Haiti. The remainder of the beans will be shared with orphanages, the elderly, schools and other organizations. Wisconsin Branch funded this shipment that was loaded at the Norfolk…

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OGT Packs 2,376 Meals for Mercy Meals

Sunday, October 7th some of the OGT staff and family members had a fabulous time participating in Mercy Meals Pack Away Hunger Day. The event consists of several tables being sponsored by organizations and businesses from Northeast Nebraska packing fortified rice meals to serve those in need in the US and worldwide. OGT was there…

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Love for Jesus and Sewing Benefit OGT

Irene Gosch’s goal is to make 600 tote bags a month for OGT, and she is doing it. Irene is 97 ¾ years young and still lives on her farm in Estherville, IA. She loves to sew, which has included pillowcase dresses, quilts and baby receiving blankets, and all are done in the name of…

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