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Historic Day For OGT Michigan Branch

February 8th was an historic day for Orphan Grain Train—Michigan. Through the bounty coming from God’s people, a first distribution was made of 285 “flood buckets” containing cleanup supplies much needed in southeast Ohio which experienced flooding. The relief items were sent to H.A.R.P. (Helping Appalachian Rural Peoples), an organization which meets basic needs when…

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Kentucky Blessed with Much Needed Goods

The Appalachian region in Kentucky received help from the Ohio Collection Center this past month. This region struggles with low income and unemployment from closed coal mines and has some of the highest poverty levels in the nation. The shipment included bedding, clothing, furniture, household items, bikes and toys.

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Teaming Together for Border Missions

In September the North Dakota Branch located in Jamestown had a group of young volunteers move medical equipment from Milbank, SD for a split load with Wisconsin Branch. North Dakota Branch also added bedding, clothing, furniture, household items, hygiene supplies, toys and sports equipment to the load for Latin American Lutheran Mission (LALM) in Laredo,…

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17 Bunkers of Kidney Beans To Help Those in Need

Minnesota North recently purchased 17 bunkers of kidney beans to be shipped from the Norfolk warehouse. The beans will be placed on domestic shipments going to Cornerstone Children’s Ranch, Ysleta missions and various Navajo reservations in the near future. As to date, one bunker of beans has delivered to Natahani Ranch (Navajo Nation) along with…

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Shipment to Help Red Bird Mission in Kentucky

The Indiana Branch volunteers loaded goods for Red Bird Mission in Beverly, KY. They assist with community outreach, health and wellness, economic opportunities and improvements in housing. Red Bird will soon be receiving bedding, clothing, household items, hygiene supplies, toys, and backpacks to share with families in need.

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Support for Those in Need

Last September 2017 the Colorado West Collection Center contributed $6,000.00 toward hurricane relief efforts in Houston, TX. More recently, they contributed $5,000.00 toward a shipment to Haiti in April 2018. Thank you to the donors of Colorado West Collection Center for assisting with relief efforts to help God’s children in need.

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Natahani Ranch

The Norfolk warehouse shipped a pallet of edible dried beans, Baptismal font, clothing, household items, and medical equipment/supplies to Natahani Ranch in Holbrook, AZ. The beans and goods will be shared with families living on the reservation.

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Store Fundraiser Overwhelming Success

Boscov’s, a Northeastern department store chain, helps local charities raise funds by inviting them to sell 25% off discount shopping passes to an annual one-day sales event. This year the Mid-Atlantic Branch was blessed with an anonymous donor who pledged to match monies up to $2,000 for “Friends Helping Friends Day.” MAB volunteers eagerly maximized…

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