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Materials Purchased for Hurricane Victims

Hurricane Florence Relief – The Mid-Atlantic board didn’t let their lack of a warehouse stop them from using funds to purchase materials for hurricane victims. Five-gallon pails, cleaning solution containers, mops, brooms, scrub brushes, cleansers, trash bags and rubber gloves were all purchased from the Home Depot to make over 100 Scrub Bucket Kits! The…

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Thivent to Match up to $1 Million

As historic rains bring rising floodwaters, devastation and casualties to our communities, we need your support now more than ever. Make a donation today to help communities affected by the hurricane and Thrivent will double your impact! Thrivent will match up to $1 million in personal donations made online through Thrivent.com to specific disaster relief organizations helping…

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Helping Marshalltown Iowa After Devastating Tornado

On July 19th a F3 tornado ripped through Marshalltown, IA leaving behind 89 homes and 7 businesses destroyed and another 525 homes severely damaged. Many families are displaced and struggling with daily tasks with not having a home. Central Iowa Branch delivered 25 quilts, 10 pillows and 3 boxes of clothes to Trinity Lutheran Church…

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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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Volcano Victims in Guatemala Receive Food

Vine International received 263,736 Mercy Meals from OGT’s Norfolk warehouse. They are located in Guatemala and are assisting families that have lost their homes due to Fuego volcano eruptions and those living in extreme poverty in remote areas. Vine International was relieved to receive the food to help so many children and families in dire…

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