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Meals, Aid and Hospital Equipment Shipped to Zambia

Norfolk warehouse volunteers loaded a shipment of 85,536 Mercy Meals, hospital equipment, PETs (all terrain wheelchairs), mattresses, clothing and bedding for Zambia, Africa. OGT’s recipient is Dr. Marjie Heier, Medical Director of Chifundo Rural Health Center which assists children and families that cannot afford medical help let alone enough food for even two meals a…

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Cold Morning Loading Container for Liberia

North Dakota branch volunteers were busy on a cold morning loading 171,072 Mercy Meals, Bibles, Backpacks, school books, chalkboards, school chairs/desks and school supplies for Monrovia, Liberia. Joe Boway with Lutheran Church in Liberia serves many orphans and families living in poverty attending his Lutheran schools and is so grateful to be receiving these precious…

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Amazing Volunteers Help Load a Container for Lithuania

Central Iowa Branch volunteers in Clemons had a busy Saturday loading a shipping container full of humanitarian aid for Lithuania. Taurage Evangelical Lutheran Congregation is grateful to be receiving church furnishings, blankets, quilts, linens, clothing, shoes, hygiene kits/supplies, medical equipment, toys, children’s books, school kits/supplies and sports equipment to share with children in orphanages and…

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Much Needed Hospital Materials Shipped to India

On February 12, a dozen Maryland branch volunteers loaded a 40-foot container bound for Scudder Memorial Hospital in India. A major portion of the load was close to a hundred hospital beds and mattresses—obtained from yet another hospital in Washington, DC which is being demolished. A classic example of one’s trash is another’s treasure, the…

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Cesis, Latvia Shipment Loaded and Enroute

On February 27th OGT’s Indiana Branch volunteers loaded a shipment of quilts, clothing, choir robes, coats, shoes, hygiene items, canes/crutches/walkers/wheelchairs/hospital bed/mattresses, backpacks/school supplies, sports equipment and sewing supplies for Pastor Artis Eglitis in Cesis, Latvia. There will be many blessed by these gifts at his homeless shelter and Christian camps. Thank you Indiana Branch volunteers…

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Grateful in Ghana for Bicycles

Bethel Bible College in Ghana received a shipment of aid which included bicycles from the Norfolk warehouse. OGT received this heartfelt ‘Thank you’ from one of the boys that received a bike, his only mode of transportation. Hello Dr.Zina, I am very grateful to you and your ministry, I used to trek long distances to…

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