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Tools and Scrub Buckets Given to Help Flood Victims

Memorial Day weekend saw this historical city, Ellicott City, Maryland, hit with flash flooding and destruction for the 2nd time in less than 2 years. Lutheran churches in Virginia had collected and sent to the Maryland branch warehouse 50 large filled scrub buckets for disaster use. These, along with tools like rakes and shovels were…

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Continued Help for Texas

OGT continues to support victims from Hurricane Harvey in Texas. OGT recently purchased $15,312.00 worth of groceries from Lou’s Thrifty Way in Norfolk, NE and shipped it to Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, TX. They have a food pantry for hurricane victims, volunteers helping with rebuilding and for those in need. This is OGT’s…

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OGT Helps Oklahoma Wildfire Victims

OGT purchased 324 rolls (80 miles) of pasture fencing and 1,600 fence posts for ranchers affected by the April wildfires in Oklahoma. Two loads of donated hay have already been delivered. This load was offloaded in Taloga, OK to be distributed to ranchers by the Dewey County Conservation District. Another big ‘Thank you’ goes out…

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Great Need in Western Oklahoma After Wildfires

Western Oklahoma wildfires fueled by severe drought and high winds ravaged nearly 300,000 acres of grassland and killed hundreds of cattle. Ranchers are devastated by the personal and agricultural losses but still need to feed the cattle that survived. OGT is asking for hay donations, fencing and posts to deliver to ranchers in Oklahoma. Our…

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Thank You for Your Donation to Help Texas

Thank you to OGT’s Minnesota North Collection Center in Morris for donating $6,000.00 toward Hurricane Disaster Relief in Texas! The reconstruction of homes, public facilities, schools, roads, etc. will be long-term and costly. OGT continues to send relief supplies and food to assist families devastated by hurricane Harvey and for the volunteers helping to rebuild.

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Groceries Sent to Texas Food Pantry

On April 9th OGT purchased and shipped nearly $13,400.00 worth of groceries from Lou’s Thrifty Way in Norfolk, NE to Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, TX. This is part of our continued hurricane relief efforts with stocking shelves of their food pantry that serves local residents still struggling with the effects of hurricane Harvey and…

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