Browsing Tag: Maryland

Another Shipment to South Sudan

On Friday, February 7, 2020 the Maryland Branch shipped our ninth 40-container to South Sudan.  This shipment has again targeted the town of Bor, with a population of close to 30,000 people. An unfortunate feature of this area is a very ill-equipped hospital.  Necessarily, a large portion of the humanitarian aid included health equipment and…

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Blessing Those Close to Home

In mid-December the Maryland Branch volunteers delivered four different loads of winter coats, clothes, shoes and toys to three organizations to help families and individuals during the Christmas season in the Annapolis, MD region. Thank you Maryland donors and volunteers!

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International Fest Fundraiser Well Received

On Saturday, September 21st, the Maryland branch held it’s well-received “International Fest” fundraiser.  The event was held at the warehouse in Millersville and attendance was strong.  Proceeds topped $9,500 from ticket sales and the silent auction.  A shipment of needed goods to South Sudan can run $12,000-$13,000, so the funding will be put to good…

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South Sudan to Receive Many Goods to Bless Many

On Friday, October 25, OGT’s Maryland Branch sent another forty-foot container of humanitarian aid to Bor, South Sudan. A primary focus of this shipment was medical equipment and supplies to replenish an ill-stocked hospital that serves thousands of people. In addition to hundreds of boxes of medical supplies, the container included hospital beds, bed side…

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Coat Collection Taking Place

 COAT COLLECTION Orphan Grain Train will again be collecting winter coats and jackets. The garments will be distributed throughout inner city Baltimore and surrounding communities. We have need of new or gently used winter coats/jackets for men, women and children – but this year especially, for children. Please share this with your churches, workplaces and…

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Liberia Shipment to Help Many in Great Need

Joe Boway with Lutheran schools and churches in Liberia is excited to be receiving school desks, chalk boards, tables, school supplies, solar reading lights, bikes, hygiene kits and clothing loaded and shipped by Maryland Branch volunteers! So many blessings for these children grateful for the opportunity of a Christian education! Photos include Maryland volunteers loading…

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