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Recipients Help Load Container For Panama

The Church of God of Prophecy in La Chorrera, Panama is excited to be receiving blankets, linens, sleeping mats, toys, bicycles, school desks/chairs, school supplies, sewing machine, sewing supplies, clothing, coats, shoes, layette kits, hygiene kits, diapers, crib, freezer, pallet jack, household items, hospital beds, medical equipment/supplies, hospital gowns, orthopedic supplies and books from OGT’s…

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First Container of 2018

Castle Rock collection center loaded its first container of 2018 for Jurbarkas Evangelical Lutheran Parish in Jurbarkas, Lithuania. We really felt good about this load as it contained 50 boxes of handmade quilts from Mt Olive and Trinity Lutheran churches, along with 95 boxes of linens from a group of local hotels that we have…

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A New Region in Haiti to Serve

February 12, 2018 OGT’s international office had a visit from a new recipient Josias Marin from Thomassique, Haiti. He is associated with the Lutheran church and school in Thomassique and is excited to be receiving French Bibles, 57,024 Mercy Meals, 5,000 pounds of mixed edible beans, linens, clothing, recreational clothing and sports equipment, coveralls and…

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Grateful Hearts Receive Generous Donations in India

In November 2017 OGT’s Maryland Branch shipped linens, hospital beds, exam table, canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, commodes, medical linens, and medical supplies to Scudder Memorial hospital in Ranipet, India. OGT just got word that they are set up and having a free orthopedic camp next week to distribute walkers, canes, etc. to people with disabilities…

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Lithuania Will Be Warmed by Gifts

February 8th, 2018 was another cold day in Ida Grove, IA and Iowa West volunteers were especially feeling it while loading a shipment for Lithuania. Taurage Evangelical Lutheran Parish will be warmed by the gifts loaded which included quilts, stuffed toys, medical equipment/supplies, hygiene kits, shoes, clothes, coats and linens. These will be shared with…

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Thank You Sent from Ghana

Central Iowa’s shipment of school desks and chairs for Save The Poor in Ghana has cleared customs. Samuel Yeboah sent a “thank you very much for the beautiful tables and chairs to support our rural community schools and will send distribution pictures soon.”

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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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Volunteers Load Shipment Despite the Cold

It was a very cold day on January 30 in Jamestown, ND but that did not stop volunteers at the North Dakota Branch from loading a shipping container headed for Liberia. Joe Boway with Lutheran Church in Liberia will receive 31 boxes of Bibles, choir robes, candelabras, children’s shoe and clothes, 96,768 Mercy Meals, hygiene…

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Moldova Container Arrives

In December 2017 New England Branch loaded a container with gifts of quilts, linens, clothing, coats, hygiene kits, church pews/chair, hospital beds, medical equipment, bicycles, school kits, sewing machines and supplies for Bible Mission International in Kishinau, Moldova. The container arrived and was unloaded with some of the goods distributed. What wonderful gifts for those…

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