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113 School and Teacher Kits Assembled

LWML members from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cambridge, NE assembled 113 school kits/teacher kits for OGT. Earlier in the year they donated 62 hygiene kits to OGT. Both projects were funded with Thrivent Action Teams and donated items from the congregation. All were delivered to OGT’s Central Nebraska Branch in Grand Island. Thank you,…

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Annual Fundraiser Helps Give Back

Every October, northeast Department store chain, Boscov’s, provides local charities a fundraising opportunity by encouraging the sale of $5 discount passes to their annual one-day fall sale. In our 7th year of offering these passes, we were thrilled to learn volunteers raised over $2,300.  Combined with a $2,000 matching offer, our total just topped $4,300. To…

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45 School Kits Delivered

This fall, the Miriam Circle ladies of St Paul Lutheran Church in Julesburg, CO hosted a LWML Rally and the Ingather was OGT School Kit Items. Monetary donations were also accepted to purchase such items and to defray shipping costs. Pictures are St. Paul’s Sunday School teachers and students joyfully assembling these forty-five kits.

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Special Delivery for Orphan Grain Train

Norfolk Warehouse had a special delivery of milk but not your typical milk. Kemps delivered 30,000 single-serve, 8-ounce packs of ultra-high temperature (UHT) pasteurized milk that has a shelf life of up to 12 months. The Giving Cow milks are specifically designed for food shelves and kids backpack programs to fight hunger and are used…

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