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Open House Raises Awareness

On Saturday afternoon, October 19, 2019, Mid-Atlantic branch held an open house event at their new West Grove warehouse. With the goal of telling visitors about OGT’s mission and encouraging potential volunteers, guests were greeted with tours, special exhibits, giveaways and refreshments.  Two new floor display posters, on loan from the Norfolk office, helped visitors…

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Store Fundraiser Reaches New Record

Boscov’s Department Store helps regional charities raise funds by encouraging the sale of five-dollar discount shopping passes to their annual one-day fall sale. After several weeks of selling passes and telling others about Orphan Grain Train, volunteers from Mid-Atlantic branch were thrilled to learn they raised $4,862, a new high! Success came with the help…

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Thank You To Our Outstanding OGT Volunteers

OGT’s North Dakota Branch in Jamestown would like to say ‘Thank You for your time and dedication to serving OGT’ to all the volunteers from the community and the local University of Jamestown students. Here is a Fall Roundup of Volunteer Service at the North Dakota Warehouse. This was a group from Beach, ND that…

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International Fest Fundraiser Well Received

On Saturday, September 21st, the Maryland branch held it’s well-received “International Fest” fundraiser.  The event was held at the warehouse in Millersville and attendance was strong.  Proceeds topped $9,500 from ticket sales and the silent auction.  A shipment of needed goods to South Sudan can run $12,000-$13,000, so the funding will be put to good…

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