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Help For Marshalltown Continues

The Central Iowa Branch delivered boxes of quilts, bedding and clothing to Caring Center in Marshalltown, IA for tornado victims. Last year an F3 tornado ripped through Marshalltown, IA leaving behind 89 homes and 7 businesses destroyed and another 525 homes severely damaged. Thank you volunteers for your time and efforts. Many families will be…

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Delivery Made to Help Panama City Florida

November 2nd 2018 OGT delivered a shower unit to Trinity Lutheran Church in Panama City, FL. This will be used by volunteers and others in need of its use. Last week OGT set up a container filled with construction tools for volunteers to use. OGT continues to assess and talk with organizations in Florida to…

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Disaster Relief Shipping to Florida

An OGT container filled with disaster relief clean-up supplies and tools was placed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Panama City, Florida. The container and contents will be used by volunteers helping with the clean-up and rebuilding after hurricane Michael demolished parts of Florida. Please continue to pray for the families that lost everything and are…

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Families in Hawaii Blessed

OGT recently donated $20,000.00 for volcano Kilauea victims in Hawaii. Pastor Mark Zier with Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo, Hawaii received the funds and divided it equally among 4 families as they dealt with being displaced and/or lost their homes as a result of lava flow in the Puna district. One of the families helped…

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Relief Shipped To Carolinas Hurricane Victims

Working together, congregations and friends in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have collected and shipped disaster relief supplies down to the hurricane victims in the Carolinas. The first shipment filled our Maryland Branch truck, was driven down by Liz and Tom DeMik in September. The supplies were delivered to churches in Jacksonville and Haverlock, NC. A…

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Domestic Disaster Relief Efforts Expand

OGT is helping families devastated from hurricane Harvey, Florence and Michael by purchasing construction materials, groceries and disaster relief supplies.  OGT is accepting monetary donations to help with purchasing supplies and transportation expenses for the areas devastated by hurricanes and 100% of your donation will go toward the hurricane disaster relief fund.  These will be…

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Portable Chapel Going To Florida

OGT’s portable chapel is on its way to Redemption Lutheran Church Panama City, Florida from Norfolk, NE. The church was badly damaged from hurricane Michael’s strong winds and flood waters. The chapel will give a place for the congregation to join together for prayer and gain strength. Praise be to God. The chapel was built…

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Hurricane Relief Shipped Off

Ohio Collection Center in Napoleon delivered hurricane relief supplies consisting of blankets, clothing, new undies, disaster supplies, furniture, diapers, hygiene kits, toys and school kits to Harp Mission in Caldwell, OH. Harp Mission will deliver the supplies to the Carolina’s for disaster relief. Thank you Ohio volunteers and donors!

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Hygiene Kits for Hurricane Victims

On October 13, 2018, members and friends of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church in Malvern, PA, came together to make hygiene kits for victims of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Using Action Team funds from Thrivent Financial, branch managers Cliff Kraft and Rob Hall purchased towels, wash cloths, tooth brushes and paste, bath soap, band-aids, and combs….

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