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Historic Day for Orphan Grain Train—Michigan

Last Friday, February 8, 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 has experienced flooding. The relief was being sent to H.A.R.P. (Helping Appalachian Rural Peoples), an organization which meets…

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MAB Reopens in New Warehouse 

After losing our warehouse space in Wilmington, DE, last August, we are thrilled to announce a new location: God has led us to a wonderful new work site at 8 Federal Road in West Grove, PA. We opened officially on January 16th for sorting and packing donations of clothing, shoes, and household items. In addition…

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International Fest Fun

Lithuanian dancers, a Scottish bagpiper, a Liberian singing duo- capped off with a rendition of “Proud to be an American”- were all part of the Maryland International Fest Fundraiser. Food ran the gamut from oysters to gazpacho. A Silent Auction, Bake Sale, and our short videos gave the crowd of 125 various activities to keep…

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20 Years of Serving Those in Need

Indiana Branch celebrated 20 years of serving those in need around the world! Recently they had an open house with presentations, tours and treats. Indiana Branch used the Latvia Love Box as their theme since it was the first country OGT shipped to plus it was their first shipment out of their new warehouse back…

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Mobile Chapel’s Outside Completed

The Mobile Chapel that is being built at the OGT Norfolk Office is about finished on the outside. The roof is on and it has been painted. This Mobile Chapel is being built by Orphan Grain Train and is being funded by a grant from Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The Chapel will be placed in…

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OGT in Charity Navigator’s Top 10

Charity Navigator’s Blog recently picked OGT as one of their 10 Best Humanitarian Relief Organizations! Charity Navigator recognized our efforts to deliver humanitarian aid around the world while remaining committed to financial health and transparency. We’re honored to be included in this list! http://blog.charitynavigator.org/2018/07/10-best-humanitarian-relief.html

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Mobile Chapel Being Built

Due to a generous donation from The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, Orphan Grain Train is in the process of building a mobile chapel that will provide for a place of worship for the members of St. John’s Lutheran Church, in Pilger, Nebraska. We are both pleased and proud to be able to provide a…

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