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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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Marsh Foundation Holds Spring Celebration

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation School held its annual spring celebration on Wednesday, May 22.

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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 11 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in The Marsh Foundation greenhouse. All proceeds will go to the campus youth garden program. The historic Marsh Homestead will also be open for public tours at noon, 1 and 2 p.m..

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Marsh Foundation Youth Complete 26 Acts of Kindness

VAN WERT, Ohio – Since the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, people across the nation have been sending donations and doing kind deeds in honor of those killed. On a national level, NBC has been specifically promoting doing 26 acts of kindness in honor of the 26 victims.

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Marsh Foundation Staff Hold Weight Loss Competition

VAN WERT, Ohio – Employees at The Marsh Foundation recently concluded a 14-week weight loss competition on campus. More than 205 pounds were lost by 14 participating staff members.

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Marsh Foundation Youth Complete Service Projects Over Spring Break

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.

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Generous Donors Make Easter Even More Special on Marsh Campus

VAN WERT, Ohio – Over the Easter weekend, a family now living in Charlotte, NC returned to Van Wert to give back to an organization that helped their own family many years ago.

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The Marsh Foundation Has Ties to Negro League Baseball Player

VAN WERT, Ohio – Robert “Bob” Wiggins passed away at the end of 2012. He was a member of the Negro American Baseball League (NAL) and played in 1959 and 1960. He was also the grandfather of Tonya Branson, Marsh Foundation school family teacher.

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