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Special Group Volunteered

We had a special group come volunteer at the warehouse on March 30th! Students from the Academic Year in America, a high school exchange program, came and blessed us with their presence! Pictured are Xie Entao (China), Pauline Oorlynck (Belgium), Elena Origlia (Italy) and Quynh Vo (Vietnam), Cathy Scott( Host Mom and Local Coordinator) and…

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340 Boxes of Aid Delivered

Steve Rice coordinator for OGT’s California-Arizona-Nevada Collection Center recently delivered 340 boxes of bedding, clothing, hygiene kits, stuffed toys, school backpacks and supplies, and sewing machines with fabric to Rev. Ramon Contreras with Lutheran Border Concerns Ministry. Rev. Contreras says it is always like Christmas when OGT comes! Some of the goods made a fabulous…

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Helping Those in Need Locally

During the month of March, New England Branch was able to help many local people with various medical needs. They had 74 different pieces of medical equipment such as beds, walkers, shower chairs, crutches, wheelchairs, etc. picked up for personal uses. Did you know that most OGT locations have a medical closet for the community…

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Eagle Scouts Help Out

Young men from our area have taken on the service opportunity of helping the Maryland Branch, and we’ve been blessed with some special gifts in the form of Eagle Scout projects. Three of these young men are members of Troop 339 in Severna Park and one is a member of Troop 993. Two of the…

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Historic Day For OGT Michigan Branch

February 8th was an historic day for Orphan Grain Train—Michigan. Through the bounty coming from God’s people, a first distribution was made of 285 “flood buckets” containing cleanup supplies much needed in southeast Ohio which experienced flooding. The relief items were sent to H.A.R.P. (Helping Appalachian Rural Peoples), an organization which meets basic needs when…

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