Marion Salvation Army in Need of Food Donations

The Salvation Army in Marion has issued a request for food donations after a combination of issues have left their food pantry very low. They report that they did not have a delivery from the regional foodbank this week due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. In addition, they say they are seeing more […]

Library Offering to Trade Fines for Food

The Marion Public Library is holding a Food for Fines event through November 23, 2013. During this week only, patrons can pay for overdue fines with food. One food or personal care item pays for $1 in fines. Donated items can pay for fines only, not lost or damaged items. There is no credit for […]

Salvation Army Accepting Applications for Christmas Assistance

The Salvation Army in Marion is accepting Christmas Assistance Program applications through November 8, 2013. Applications are accepted from 9:30 am to Noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Applicants need to bring identification for everyone in the household (18+ picture ID and 17/under, social security cards, medical cards, school ID, or […]

Local Program Offers Sessions to Strengthen Families

Would you like to learn how to communicate better with your child while having fun? Strengthening Families Program, for families with children ages 10-14, is now accepting registrations. The sessions are designed to help youth handle frustration, resist peer pressure, appreciate parents/caregivers, and get along with others. Parents and caregivers discuss what youth are like […]

Marion Salvation Army Offering Free Produce Market

The Salvation Army in Marion is holding a free produce giveaway on Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. To receive produce, you must meet income guidelines and be able to sign an income eligibility form. Those attending should bring an ID or a piece of mail with your current address. You are also […]

Marion Salvation Army Offering Free Farmers Market

The Salvation Army in Marion, 317 West Church Street, is holding a free farmers market on Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. Mid-Ohio Food Bank will be bringing a truck with produce to be distributed to income eligible households in Marion County. Those attending are asked to bring along bags and […]

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. […]

Salvation Army Holding Free Produce Giveaway

The Salvation Army located at 317 West Church Street in Marion is once again hosting a free produce giveaway on May 16, 2013 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. You must meet income limits and sign an income verification form in order to qualify. You are asked to bring IDs, a piece of mail with your current […]

Marion Salvation Army Offers Free Tax Service

Once again this year the Salvation Army has partnered with The Ohio Benefit Bank to provide a free income tax service to residents in Marion and surrounding areas. This service is free of charge to people that meet the qualifications. If your adjusted gross income is less than $60,000 you can file your taxes using […]

Salvation Army Warns of Marion Scam

The Salvation Army in Marion says they were made aware this week of at least one person approaching Marion Neighborhood Watch groups and possibly other area representatives attempting to collect toys and cash or check donations in the name of The Salvation Army for their annual Christmas Distribution to local families in need. Salvation Army […]