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Van Wert Community Club Makes Christmas at The Marsh a Little More Special

  VAN WERT, Ohio –  The Van Wert Community Club stepped up and donated stockings filled with gifts for all 50 of the youth in group home and foster care at The Marsh Foundation. The generous donation is making the holiday a little more special for many. The stockings included things like slippers, toys, candy […]

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Project Believe Donates Christmas Presents to Youth at The Marsh Foundation

  VAN WERT, Ohio –  For the second year in a row, Project Believe has helped to make Christmas a little brighter for youth at The Marsh Foundation. The organization, which originated four years ago, has continued to grow and now delivers hundreds of presents to children in Ohio. Tammie Rafferty, the group’s founder, was […]

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Clay Named New Member of The Marsh Foundation Board of Trustees

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Third District Court of Appeals has named Gary L. Clay as the newest member of The Marsh Foundation Board of Trustees. When he takes office on January 1, Clay will be the 18th Trustee to serve on the board since it was established in 1922. He is replacing retiring Trustee […]

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Wanted: Energetic Couple

Wanted: Energetic foster parents responsible for providing support and care for at-risk youth in a family setting. Partially furnished, spacious apartment with minimal rental expenses provided. Complete, extensive training and supportive 24-hour on-call consultation also provided. Substantial reimbursement available. Experience with the Teaching Family Model a plus. Please send letter of interest to Director of […]

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Marsh Foundation Youth Selling Poinsettias

VAN WERT, Ohio – Youth at The Marsh Foundation are once again selling poinsettias for the holiday season. All proceeds from the sale will go to the campus’ Marsh Grown gardening program. The plants make beautiful decorations and/or holiday gifts. There are three sizes available. The multi-bloom plants are available in 4.5 inches for $3.50, […]

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Thatcher to Retire from Marsh Foundation Board of Trustees

  VAN WERT, Ohio – Gerald Thatcher has served as a Marsh Foundation Trustee since July of 2002. After more than 11 years of service, his retirement will be official on Dec. 31. Thatcher indicated that it has been an honor and a rewarding experience to serve as Trustee. Thatcher’s ties to The Marsh are […]

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The Marsh Foundation and Big Brothers Big Sisters Need Volunteers for Supper Club Mentoring Program

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation and Big Brothers Big Sisters need volunteers to be a ‘Big’ for the Supper Club Program.  There are several youth from The Marsh Foundation looking forward to spending some time with a special friend a couple of times a month from November until May.  Without enough volunteers, some […]

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The Marsh Foundation Unveils Advertising Campaign in Effort to Recruit Additional Foster Families

VAN WERT, Ohio – This fall, The Marsh Foundation is making a concerted effort to grow its Foster Care Program by recruiting more foster families. Throughout the state of Ohio, there are more than 22,000 children in the foster care system. Last year, The Marsh alone, turned away more than 100 kids because of a […]

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The Marsh Foundation Summer Equestrian Program Concludes with Show

  VAN WERT, Ohio – The youth at The Marsh Foundation recently concluded their summer equestrian program with a show for staff, trustees, families and guests. The program, which began in May, gave the youth opportunities to ride at least four times per week. For the program, The Marsh leases horses from The University of […]

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Marsh Foundation Speakers Bureau Available to Speak Community Groups

VAN WERT, Ohio – The number of children in Ohio that are in need of foster families is extraordinary. And, one of the most meaningful things you can do in life to help a child is to become a foster parent. However, it is a decision that requires a large commitment.

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The Marsh Foundation Summer Equestrian Program Concludes with Show

VAN WERT, Ohio – The youth at The Marsh Foundation recently concluded their summer equestrian program with a show for staff, trustees, families and guests. The program, which began in May, gave the youth opportunities to ride at least four times per week. For the program, The Marsh leases horses from The University of Findlay […]

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