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Youth From Texas Help Sort and Pack

You don’t need to hear instructions to be a good volunteer. Ten Texans proved it on July 22nd at the St. Louis site for the Missouri-Illinois branch. Seven volunteers were youth and young adults with hearing disabilities, while three adults provided sign language instructions at the direction of branch personnel. The team of volunteers departed…

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Trailer Full of Aid for Ukrainian Refugees Delivered to OGT

OGT’s Missouri-Illinois Branch volunteers from St. Louis brought a trailer full of humanitarian aid for Ukrainian refugees. Mo-Il Branch treasurer Brad Jackson and board member Keith Scherer delivered the goods and also gave a generous donation from the branch for $3,069.00 to go toward Ukrainian relief efforts. Pictured L-R: Brad Jackson, Keith Scherer and Norfolk…

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Joint Venture Between OGT’s Missouri-Illinois and Indiana Branches Will Help Many

Recently 16 volunteers for the Missouri-Illinois branch in St. Louis loaded 595 boxes of bedding, blankets, hand-made quilts, clothing, layettes, hygiene kits and related items for shipment to Latvia. The compilation of donated items, many of which were new, had been carefully received, sorted, boxed, and inventoried under safety health measures during the Pandemic. In…

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