Disaster Relief

OGT’s Disaster Relief Efforts Reach Worldwide

Orphan Grain Train provides disaster relief throughout the United States and around the world. Working with the people of the communities affected by various natural disasters, OGT has been able to provide needed aid and help long after the initial devastation. Orphan Grain Train helps families devastated by storms, floods, wildfires and hurricanes. When desperation is felt, OGT offers gifts of hope.

Disaster Relief Efforts

Help For Marshalltown Continues

The Central Iowa Branch delivered boxes of quilts, bedding and clothing to Caring Center in Marshalltown, IA for tornado victims. Last year an F3 tornado ripped through Marshalltown, IA leaving behind 89 homes and 7 businesses destroyed and another 5...

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Delivery Made to Help Panama City Florida

November 2nd 2018 OGT delivered a shower unit to Trinity Lutheran Church in Panama City, FL. This will be used by volunteers and others in need of its use. Last week OGT set up a container filled with construction tools for volunteers to use. OGT con...

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Disaster Relief Shipping to Florida

An OGT container filled with disaster relief clean-up supplies and tools was placed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Panama City, Florida. The container and contents will be used by volunteers helping with the clean-up and rebuilding after hurricane Mic...

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Families in Hawaii Blessed

OGT recently donated $20,000.00 for volcano Kilauea victims in Hawaii. Pastor Mark Zier with Christ Lutheran Church in Hilo, Hawaii received the funds and divided it equally among 4 families as they dealt with being displaced and/or lost their homes ...

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Relief Shipped To Carolinas Hurricane Victims

Working together, congregations and friends in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have collected and shipped disaster relief supplies down to the hurricane victims in the Carolinas. The first shipment filled our Maryland Branch truck, was driven dow...

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Domestic Disaster Relief Efforts Expand

OGT is helping families devastated from hurricane Harvey, Florence and Michael by purchasing construction materials, groceries and disaster relief supplies.  OGT is accepting monetary donations to help with purchasing supplies and transportation exp...

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Portable Chapel Going To Florida

OGT’s portable chapel is on its way to Redemption Lutheran Church Panama City, Florida from Norfolk, NE. The church was badly damaged from hurricane Michael’s strong winds and flood waters. The chapel will give a place for the congregation to joi...

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Hurricane Relief Shipped Off

Ohio Collection Center in Napoleon delivered hurricane relief supplies consisting of blankets, clothing, new undies, disaster supplies, furniture, diapers, hygiene kits, toys and school kits to Harp Mission in Caldwell, OH. Harp Mission will deliver ...

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Hygiene Kits for Hurricane Victims

On October 13, 2018, members and friends of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church in Malvern, PA, came together to make hygiene kits for victims of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. Using Action Team funds from Thrivent Financial, branch managers Cliff Kraf...

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