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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...
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Deputy Director of ODJFS Visits The Marsh Foundation

VAN WERT, Ohio – On Thursday, Jennifer Justice, the deputy director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) visited The Marsh Foundation in Van Wert. She made the trip along with Mark Mecum, the executive director of the Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies (OACCA) in an...
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Marsh Foundation Holds Spring Celebration

VAN WERT, Ohio - The Marsh Foundation School held its annual spring celebration on Friday, May 25. The day included piano recitals, a musical production of The Wizard of Oz, an awards program and a luncheon. In addition, two students were honored for receiving their high school diploma; one from...

The Marsh Foundation to Host Free Training Event with CEU Credit Available

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation along with Mercer County DJFS and the Western Ohio Regional Training Center through the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program, is bringing a nationally recognized speaker to Van Wert on Thursday, June 21. The seminar, “Why Tokens Aren’t Working: Helping Children...

Marsh Foundation to Hold Spring Play and Awards Program

VAN WERT, Ohio – The Marsh Foundation School will hold its annual spring celebration on Friday, May 25. The day will begin at 10 a.m. and it will include piano recitals, a musical production of The Wizard of Oz, a short awards program and a luncheon. One student will also receive his high school...
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Family Makes Service an Easter Tradition at The Marsh Foundation

VAN WERT, Ohio – For the second straight year, a family now living in Charlotte, NC has returned to Van Wert on Easter weekend 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 Foundation. Now, her daughters Cindy...

Living the Legacy Celebration a Success

VAN WERT, Ohio – The First United Methodist Senior Choir recently capped off a month-long program on The Marsh campus entitled; Homeless and Hungry: Becoming Part of the Solution. The Living the Legacy concert was a celebration of the continuation of the Marsh family legacy today. The Choir...