Good Morning – This is your United Way

The following column was submitted by Pam Stone, United Way of Marion County Director If you call my office and I answer the phone, you’ll hear me say, “Good Morning. This is your United Way – Pam speaking.”   I answer that way to remind both myself and callers that United Way belongs to the people […]

Student group planning Choose Life Suicide Awareness 5K

A “Choose Life Suicide Awareness” 5K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 9:00 AM at Harding High School. The cost to participate is $5, which can be paid at registration. All proceeds will benefit health programing through the United Way of Marion County. Local organizations and businesses will have wellness booths […]

Harding High School students spread out across Marion for day of service

Marion Harding High School students are on a mission to pay it forward. Nearly the entire student body is expected to again dedicate a day to community service on Friday, April 17, 2015, its second annual United Service Day. They will take part in service projects throughout the district and community as well as at […]

Wertman joins Marion United Way as Assistant Director

United Way of Marion County has announced the addition of a new assistant director. Amber Wertman joined the agency’s staff earlier this month. Wertman brings with her extensive experience with United Way. She served as the Executive Director for United Way of Crawford County since 2013. While there she coordinated the merger of three smaller […]

211 Brings Quick Access to Community Services

The following column was submitted by Pam Stone, United Way of Marion County Director United Way of Marion County recently launched the Marion County edition of 2-1-1 information and referral, bringing Marion up to par with most of the nation. The Board and I are excited to bring 2-1-1 to Marion County. We have been […]

Goodwill Donating Portion of Sales to Marion United Way

Whether you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind Halloween costume or you’re just looking for a deal on your next pair of jeans, Goodwill is encouraging you to stop out to their store on Marion-Mt. Gilead Road on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. During that day, 20 percent of all sales will be donated to United Way of […]

Grant Middle School to Host 14th Annual Hot Wing Eating Contest

The 14th annual United Way Wing Eating Contest sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings and hosted at Grant Middle School will take place on Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:30pm. Each team entering the contest must consist of five contestants. At least one of the contestants per team must be a female. Each team entering must […]

Tri-Rivers Students Providing Day of Service Throughout Marion

United Way of Marion County will work with more than 200 Tri-Rivers Career Center students on Monday, September 29, 2014 as a part of its LIVE UNITED volunteer activities designed to make an immediate and positive impact in the Marion community.  On the 29th, every senior class at Tri-Rivers will blitz the community with a […]

United Way Kicking Off Annual Campaign, Seeking Volunteer Readers

United Way of Marion County will kick-off its annual fundraising campaign Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 5:15 p.m. at the Marion Area Chamber’s Business After Hours Event, to be held at and sponsored by the Marion Public Library (445 East Church Street). “Each year we host a public kick-off to rally the community to create […]

Stone Awarded 2014 Distinguished Service Award

Pamela Stone, Executive Director at the United Way of Marion County, was recognized for her contributions to local education with the North Central Ohio Educational Service Center’s (NCOESC) Distinguished Service Award last week during the group’s annual convocation day in Tiffin, Ohio.  NCOESC is committed to offering quality programs and services that will help school […]