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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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Third Bedroom Unit Arrives in Texas

The week of March 19th OGT delivered its third bedroom unit to Texas; this one was placed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Corpus Christi. The bedroom unit will be used by volunteers helping with clean up and rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey last August. OGT is committed to assisting those affected by Hurricane Harvey for…

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Helping Those Effected by Flood Waters In Ohio

Ohio Collection Center is helping families affected by flood waters along the Ohio River. OGT’s Ohio volunteers loaded blankets, shoes, clothes, household items, furniture, kitchen items and school supplies for Harp Mission which is assisting flood victims in 17 counties. Please remember the families that have lost their homes and living with uncertainty in your…

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Volunteers Needed in Houston

If you would like to volunteer or you have a group of people that would like to help with the rebuilding of the Houston area and stay in OGT’s bedroom unit located at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church here is your contact information. The registrations for volunteers are set up through The Fuller Center for…

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Philippines Urgent Plea for Food

OGT received an urgent plea 2 weeks ago for food from Norman Denler with Kids International Ministries in the Philippines. Mayon Volcano was erupting and more than 40,000 people had to leave their homes immediately for evacuation centers. KIM has reached out to churches assisting evacuation centers and sent two trucks with 100 boxes of…

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4th Shipment of Food En Route to Texas

OGT purchased a little over $15,000.00 worth of groceries from Lou’s Thrifty Way in Norfolk, NE and shipped them to Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, TX to help fill the shelves at their food pantry. This is OGT’s fourth shipment of food to help with hurricane relief efforts. Thank you for your continued financial…

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Relief Efforts Continued in Texas

OGT’s international office funded two shipments for hurricane victims in Texas. The first shipment was the purchase of several metal bed frames, and twin and queen mattresses from Gallery Furniture in Houston. These frames and mattresses will be going to families that were affected by Hurricane Harvey. OGT found out that some families were sleeping…

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