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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. Three groups visited the Lima Rescue Mission and the West Ohio Food...

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. In the 1940s Shirley Haight came to live at The Marsh. For the third straight year, her daughters and grandson returned to...

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. Branson helped bring Wiggins to The Marsh on two...
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Marsh Foundation Garden Program Hosts Successful Poinsettia Sale

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation ‘Marsh Grown’ garden program concluded for 2012 with the annual sale of poinsettias. The successful sale generated more than $500 in profits for the garden crew. A total of 147 plants were sold. There were eight youth that participated in the sale and worked a...

Marsh Foundation to Hold Christmas Program and Luncheon

VAN WERT, Ohio –The Marsh Foundation School will hold its annual Christmas Program and Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 21 beginning at 10:15 a.m. Each student will perform during the piano recital and in the school’s production of “Scrooge.” Following the performances, a luncheon will be held in the...

Halston Clothing Donates Fall Festival Fabrics to Girls at The Marsh Foundation

VAN WERT, Ohio – What do the girls at The Marsh Foundation’s Clymer Hall and the models of Los Angeles Fashion week have in common? They’ve both recently been spotted wearing fabrics and clothing from Halston Clothing! Author and philanthropist Dennis Yang of the Papa Didos Ideals Foundation and...

Marsh Foundation Youth Selling Poinsettias

VAN WERT, Ohio – Youth at The Marsh Foundation are once again selling poinsettias this holiday season. All proceeds from the sale will go to the campus’ Marsh Grown gardening program. The plants make beautiful decorations and holiday gifts. There are three sizes available. The multi-bloom plants...
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Experienced Staff Take on New Positions at The Marsh Foundation

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation has recently promoted two experienced family teachers. Rob Davis has taken the position of CPST and Kelly Gross is the new coordinator of admissions and training. Davis has been employed at The Marsh for more than eight years. He’s held the positions of family...

The Marsh Foundation Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

VAN WERT, Ohio – CARF International recently announced that The Marsh Foundation has been reaccredited for a period of three years for its Case Management/Services Coordination: Mental Health (Children and Adolescents); Outpatient Treatment: Mental Health (Adults); and Outpatient Treatment: Mental...
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Nationally Known Speaker and Author Presents at The Marsh Foundation

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation recently hosted Heather T. Forbes LCSW, a nationally known speaker and author, for a daylong training entitled “Why Tokens Aren’t Working: Helping Children with Difficult Behaviors.” The seminar was a collaborative effort between Mercer County DJFS and the...