Browsing Category: Branch Updates

New Volunteers A Wonderful Blessing

Spring flowers were beginning to peak in late March as seven new Missouri volunteers living less than an hour’s drive just west of St. Louis came to the branch site located there to deliver blankets and other necessities and prepare items for future use. The addition of an extra seven pairs of dedicated hands made…

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New Warehouse Manager Welcomed Aboard

OGT would like to introduce Steve Fehrs, the new warehouse manager for Norfolk warehouse. Steve started this week training under Doug Trampe. His work history includes both sales and warehouses and some logistics. He has been married for 29 years to Melissa and they have one daughter Amber. Steve enjoys cooking, traveling and taking his…

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Longtime Warehouse Manager Retires

After 19 years as OGT’s Norfolk warehouse manager, Doug Trampe has retired. The Norfolk Public School Transitional students volunteer every Wednesday and presented Doug with a fun tribute. Thank you, Doug, for all you have done for OGT and for the volunteers throughout the years! You will be missed by many!

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Great Volunteers Help Load Aid

Many volunteers at OGT’s Colorado West Collection Center loaded 897 boxes with shoes, accessories, clothing of all kinds, quilts, bedding, toys, pillowcase dresses, mittens, underwear and socks. Also included in shipment were 183 boxes of miscellaneous items for Border Missions. Last but not least, unboxed items such as walkers, shower seats, leg braces, canes, crutches,…

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Over 2,000 Attend Free Conference & Learn About OGT

BPM, which stands for Best Practices in Ministry, is a conference hosted by Christ Church Lutheran-Phoenix, AZ. For over 10 years they have offered this FREE conference to remind professional and lay church workers that you are loved, you are not alone, and you matter. OGT-Phoenix Branch and Norfolk, NE Headquarters hosted a table at…

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