Browsing Tag: Maryland

Shunts Delivered to Kyrgyzstan

OGT’s Maryland Branch has a unique program for shipping high quality hydrocephalic shunts to Kyrgyzstan and in the past to Nicaragua. Integra Lifesciences has donated 2,568 shunts throughout the years which are free for low income families with children that have Hydrocephalus (water on the brain). The shunts drain the fluid off the brain and…

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Cameroon Will Be Blessed By Container Full of Aid

On August 14, Maryland Branch volunteers in Millersville loaded a 40-foot container destined for the Lutheran Orphanage of Cameroon, Central Africa, established by Pastor Professor Samuel Frouisou. Because the orphanage is required to be associated with a medical clinic, this shipment represented a special challenge to provide aid for both a school and a hospital….

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Medical Items Available To Those In Need

OGT’s Maryland Branch in Millersville is accepting Medical Walk Out items and also has these available for those in need in the community every Tuesday from 10 to noon. Some of the items needed are medical beds, wheelchairs, rollators, walkers, knee rollers, crutches, canes and other medical equipment & supplies. For medical walk out donations…

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Continuing to Help During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The Maryland branch of Orphan Grain Train continues to sew masks, and also has added scrub caps and head bands for nurses, to its list of offerings to help where needed during COVID-19. Over 3,000 masks have been sent to hospitals, essential businesses, and organizations like The Food Project in Baltimore and The Judy Center…

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