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Cold Morning Loading Container for Liberia

North Dakota branch volunteers were busy on a cold morning loading 171,072 Mercy Meals, Bibles, Backpacks, school books, chalkboards, school chairs/desks and school supplies for Monrovia, Liberia. Joe Boway with Lutheran Church in Liberia serves many orphans and families living in poverty attending his Lutheran schools and is so grateful to be receiving these precious…

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Kids on a Mission

OGT’s Indiana Branch in Jonesville had a great group of young helpers with a Thrivent Action team event to sort and inventory disaster supplies that have been collected at their location. Next step is to build the inventory and then assemble the Scrub Buckets to ship to areas of need. The group was definitely a…

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Amazing Volunteers Help Load a Container for Lithuania

Central Iowa Branch volunteers in Clemons had a busy Saturday loading a shipping container full of humanitarian aid for Lithuania. Taurage Evangelical Lutheran Congregation is grateful to be receiving church furnishings, blankets, quilts, linens, clothing, shoes, hygiene kits/supplies, medical equipment, toys, children’s books, school kits/supplies and sports equipment to share with children in orphanages and…

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Thrivent Financial will Add One Dollar to Every Two Dollars Donated Up To $250,000

Thrivent Financial is helping OGT help families affected by the mid-west flooding by offering for every $2 donated Thrivent will add $1 up to $250,000.00 until match is met or August 1, 2019, whichever comes first. What an opportunity to have your impact for flood relief increased. Thrivent pays all payment processing fees; ensuring 100…

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Check to Help with Flood Relief

On March 17th, Christ Lutheran School in Norfolk, NE hosted a pancake feed with all proceeds going to flood relief through the Orphan Grain Train. Suzie Leffers from Orphan Grain Train, Inc. stopped by during their all school assembly to accept a donation of $3,748.27. She shared how the money will be used to purchase…

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