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Disaster Relief Aid for Louisiana

Orphan Grain Train is assisting families in Louisiana that had homes destroyed by hurricane Ida.  The destruction from 150 MPH winds and torrential rains is widespread and restoration will be long term. People of three different Louisiana parishes were the recipients of food, tools, wheel barrels, hygiene items, and cleaning products that arrived in an…

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Food that Endures

Investment in OGT’s Future Serving Those in Great Need Even serving has a price tag.  It costs money to deliver human care.  Orphan Grain Train is known for operating at minimal cost.  Less than two per cent of what is donated is used for administrative and fund-raising purposes, a record few charities can match.  This…

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4 Star Rating 12 Years In A Row

Orphan Grain Train is very pleased and ecstatic to announce that Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator had these high ratings for Orphan Grain Train: ‘4 Stars’ which is Charity Navigator’s highest rating. Orphan Grain Train is ranked #6 out of approximately 9,000 rated charities in the US for relying solely on private contributions. OGT…

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Update On OGT Locations

The Norfolk warehouse in Norfolk, NE will reopen on Monday June 1st with limited number of volunteers and donations can be dropped off in front of the dock Monday – Friday from 9-2.  OGT’s home office in Norfolk, NE remains open.  Orphan Grain Train is experiencing temporary closings of various OGT warehouses nationwide due to…

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