May 2, 2019

For Immediate Release

Marsh Foundation Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Building

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation Trustees and Directors have announced a groundbreaking ceremony to be held on Monday, May 6 at 1 p.m. The event will coincide with the start of construction of the new fitness and dining facility. The 15,000-foot structure will house a gymnasium, locker rooms, restrooms, kitchen, dining area, staff offices and storage areas.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony which will be held in the parking lot directly behind the Administration Building. Marsh Foundation leadership will be on hand as well as key project representatives from Peterson Construction and Fanning Howey Architecture.

The Marsh Foundation is a not-for-profit children’s services agency that provides services in a variety of settings. Services include group homes, family foster care (ages 0-17), an intensive treatment program, adoption and independent living services. Located in Van Wert, Ohio, the organization’s group homes are licensed for up to 30 children ages 7 – 17, offers an on-campus school for grades 2 – 12 and provides a variety of clinical services to group home residents, foster care children and community members.



Marsh Foundation Utilizes Family Teaching Model and Family Conferences to Help Youth Learn Responsibility and Leadership

VAN WERT, Ohio – A key concept within the Family Teaching Model is called self-government, and it’s a way to help youths at The Marsh Foundation set certain rules and guidelines while holding themselves and their peers accountable. It’s an inclusive process that promotes family cohesiveness, helps develop relationships and teaches responsibility, leadership and problem-solving […]