Browsing Category: Current Relief Efforts

Thrivent to Match for Tornado Relief

Thrivent to provide disaster relief As the recovery continues from the tornadoes that recently devastated communities, we need your support now more than ever. Make a donation and Thrivent will amplify your impact! For every $2 donated to our organization through Thrivent’s online giving platform or through a Thrivent Charitable Impact and Investing Donor Advised…

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Dedication & Convention This September

Orphan Grain Train New Servant Center Dedication & International Convention  September 13 & 14, 2024    New Servant Center & Midtown Event Center  Norfolk, NE 68701 Grand Opening and Dedication of New Servant Center Friday, September 13, 2024 at New Servant Center 606 W. Phillip Ave. Norfolk, NE Friday is free to the public, please register…

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Disaster Relief for NE, IA & OK

We Need Your Help for Tornado Disaster Relief Supplies Orphan Grain Train is working with organizations accessing the damage from the destructive tornadoes that ripped through parts of Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma recently.  The outpour of help from communities and organizations has been amazing and clean up is underway with retrieving of personal items. We…

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Danke – Thank you!

Orphan Grain Train would like to Give a Big ‘Thank You’ to everyone that came out to ‘Oktoberfest in May’  Thank you to our generous and dedicated donors! I think this was a record Big Give for gifts this year. We raised $13,009.00 for families devastated by the recent tornadoes in Elkhorn, NE and surrounding…

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Servant Center Construction

The new Servant Center was a vision for many years and is now finally a reality with support beams  and walls being put in place for the new 20,000 square feet Servant Center which will connect to the Norfolk warehouse in Nebraska.  This new addition will allow ample parking for volunteers and for bringing donated…

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Maui Wildfire Relief

Orphan Grain Train has distributed our first air-cargo shipment of requested food, water, wheelchairs and other items to Maui on Tuesday, August 22, 2023!  Rev. Ralph Schmidt, OGT’s Director of Donor Advising and Chris Singer; Lutheran Church Charities, was in Maui working with Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Kahului, Maui and helped distribute OGT’s relief aid…

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War Continues in Ukraine

Orphan Grain Train received these heart-breaking pictures & video below from one of our recipients in Ukraine.  Smolin Ministry is assisting Ukrainians that have been traumatized from this horrific humanitarian crisis. OGT has shipped 20 containers of aid and food into Ukraine with more planned in the future. Please continue to pray for all Ukrainians,…

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Giving Tuesday Blessings

Thank You! Together We Made A Difference Giving Tuesday On Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, Orphan Grain Train partnered with Thrivent to raise funds to help families that have lost everything in Maui.  Our donors and supporters ARE THE BEST!  You generously gave $109,043.00 in donations!  This amount did not seem possible but with God it…

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