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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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The Congo is Number 67

February 2, 2018 OGT shipped humanitarian aid to our 67th country – Congo! OGT’s new recipient Women of Diverse Confessions, INC assists to improve farming and raising small farm animals, assist local hospitals, sewing school for girls, clothes for families and provide school supplies to children in Katanga, Congo. They are overjoyed to be receiving…

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Partnership for Humanitarian Aid

On Sunday, January 21 Karen Mangels OGT’s Director of International Shipping spoke about the ministry of OGT to Zion Lutheran Church congregation in Sioux Falls, SD. Rev. Jenina Gatnoor with Gaat’s Kid African Mission was also there and will soon be receiving shipments from OGT in Ethiopia. OGT donated 2 bags of sports equipment (10…

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Many Gifts To Bless Many in Need

The Wisconsin Branch volunteers loaded quilts, linens, winter accessories, coats, shoes, clothes, hospital beds, mattresses, canes, crutches, walkers and wheelchairs for Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. OGT’s recipient Compassion assists orphanages, families living in poverty, the elderly, disabled and the Blind Association. Compassion is always grateful for the goods and will send pictures of distributing the gifts to…

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