JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota Branch of Orphan Grain Train has been in Jamestown for several years and will be celebrating their recent location with an open house and dedication July 21st.
As a Christian volunteer network, Orphan Grain Train (OGT) ships donated food, clothing, medical, and other needed items to individuals in 68 different countries including the U.S.
Jamestown Branch Manager Kirk Rosin says the branch in North Dakota has been focusing their donation and volunteer efforts in the country of Liberia.
Shipment Manager for OGT Andrea Eckstein says their donations have helped out the students and church’s in rural areas of Liberia.
Starting out in the basement of Concordia Lutheran Church, the operation has grown and moved into the old CH Lumber building for its service. On July 21st, the organization will open their doors to the public from 1 PM to 4 PM with a special presentation at 2 PM. There will be tours and information on OGT and more.
For more information on the Orphan Grain Train, visit ogt.org. You can listen to a full interview with Kirk Rosin and Andrea Eckstein below: