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

Volcano Victims in Guatemala Receive Food

Vine International received 263,736 Mercy Meals from OGT’s Norfolk warehouse. They are located in Guatemala and are assisting families that have lost their homes due to Fuego volcano eruptions and those living in extreme poverty in remote areas. Vi...

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California Carr Fire Victims Blessed with Donations

Steve Magee (in yellow) is with OGT’s Nevada-Sierra Branch located in Sparks, NV loaded his vehicle with 31 boxes of children’s clothes for victims of the Carr Fire. Steve delivered the boxes to Trinity Lutheran Church in Redding, CA to share wit...

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Mobile Chapel Being Built

Due to a generous donation from The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, Orphan Grain Train is in the process of building a mobile chapel that will provide for a place of worship for the members of St. John’s Lutheran Church, in Pilger, Nebraska. We...

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Volcano Victims in Guatemala to Receive Mercy Meals

Guatemala will soon be receiving 263,736 Mercy Meals to help feed children and families that have lost their homes and some have lost family members from the eruption of Fuego volcano. This shipment was scheduled to be loaded at 9 am and after severa...

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Tools and Scrub Buckets Given to Help Flood Victims

Memorial Day weekend saw this historical city, Ellicott City, Maryland, hit with flash flooding and destruction for the 2nd time in less than 2 years. Lutheran churches in Virginia had collected and sent to the Maryland branch warehouse 50 large fill...

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Continued Help for Texas

OGT continues to support victims from Hurricane Harvey in Texas. OGT recently purchased $15,312.00 worth of groceries from Lou’s Thrifty Way in Norfolk, NE and shipped it to Trinity Klein Lutheran Church in Spring, TX. They have a food pantry for h...

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OGT Helps Oklahoma Wildfire Victims

OGT purchased 324 rolls (80 miles) of pasture fencing and 1,600 fence posts for ranchers affected by the April wildfires in Oklahoma. Two loads of donated hay have already been delivered. This load was offloaded in Taloga, OK to be distributed to ran...

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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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