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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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American Veteran Blessed by Medical Walkout Program

Recently George Stebbins, a disabled American Veteran from Vietnam Era was in need of a wheelchair lift that hooks up to a hitch on a vehicle. Maryland Branch’s medical closet was able to help him with a lift. He is pictured here with Steve Zahn, who oversees Maryland’s Medical Walk Out Program. In George’s words:…

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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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