Area Postal Workers Collect Nearly 40,000 Pounds in Food Drive

Postal workers say Marion area residents really came through this year, donating nearly 40,000 pounds of edible support to the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive that was held on Saturday, May 11, 2013.  Local residents set the food out by their mailboxes and the postal workers collected it while they worked their regular routes. […]

Free Community Dinner Provides Focus on Hunger, Homelessness Awareness Week

The 4th Annual Free Community Dinner is scheduled for 4:30pm to 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at The Salvation Army on 317 West Church Street. The event is open to the public and serves to raise awareness of hunger and homeless issues in the Marion community. “The Homelessness Awareness Community Dinner creates a forum […]

Local Students Learn, Earn Philanthropy 101

Ohio State Marion students awarded nearly $5000 in grants to area charitable organizations through fundraising efforts in 2012, while gaining knowledge on the framework of “Paying it Forward.” Thanks to increase support, the program expects to donate even more funds next year.