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

Great Need in Western Oklahoma After Wildfires

Western Oklahoma wildfires fueled by severe drought and high winds ravaged nearly 300,000 acres of grassland and killed hundreds of cattle. Ranchers are devastated by the personal and agricultural losses but still need to feed the cattle that survive...

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Thank You for Your Donation to Help Texas

Thank you to OGT’s Minnesota North Collection Center in Morris for donating $6,000.00 toward Hurricane Disaster Relief in Texas! The reconstruction of homes, public facilities, schools, roads, etc. will be long-term and costly. OGT continues to sen...

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Groceries Sent to Texas Food Pantry

On April 9th OGT purchased and shipped nearly $13,400.00 worth of groceries from Lou’s Thrifty Way in Norfolk, NE to Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, TX. This is part of our continued hurricane relief efforts with stocking shelves of their...

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Container Shipped Despite Many Obstacles

Another joint effort to help our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico was realized by the branches of New England, Mid-Atlantic and Maryland. Battling delays involving a broken down rental truck, glitches at the Port of Baltimore and a spring snowstor...

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Third Bedroom Unit Arrives in Texas

The week of March 19th OGT delivered its third bedroom unit to Texas; this one was placed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Corpus Christi. The bedroom unit will be used by volunteers helping with clean up and rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Harve...

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Helping Those Effected by Flood Waters In Ohio

Ohio Collection Center is helping families affected by flood waters along the Ohio River. OGT’s Ohio volunteers loaded blankets, shoes, clothes, household items, furniture, kitchen items and school supplies for Harp Mission which is assisting flood...

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Volunteers Needed in Houston

If you would like to volunteer or you have a group of people that would like to help with the rebuilding of the Houston area and stay in OGT’s bedroom unit located at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church here is your contact information. The registration...

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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 rea...

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