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Marsh Foundation Campus Celebrates Easter Holiday

 VAN WERT, Ohio – The youth at The Marsh Foundation had a very exciting week leading up to Easter and a festive celebration on Easter Sunday. In art class, Mrs. Hoying introduced projects relating to the holiday. All of the youth made both Easter baskets and Pysanky eggs. The baskets were crafted out of string […]

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Marsh Foundation to Hold Spring Plant Sale and Historic Homestead Tours

  VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation ‘Marsh Grown’ garden program will be holding their annual spring plant sale on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in The Marsh Foundation greenhouse. Preorders are being taken through April 18. All proceeds will go to the campus youth garden program. The historic Marsh […]

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Marsh Foundation Youth Spend Spring Break Serving Others

VAN WERT, Ohio – For the past several years, the youth at The Marsh Foundation have completed service projects during their spring break that revolve around the theme of the homeless and the hungry. This year, they did the same and even added a short trip to the Appalachian area of Kentucky. Activities coordinator Sherry […]

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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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