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Monday, March 11, 2019
Every day, Misty Tennant sees a line of hungry people. As the director of the Soup Opera, these people come to her and the facility to get their food for the day, as they may otherwise not get anything to eat. “There is a great need of hunger in the county,” Tennant said. “They don’t know, but the word is getting out more.” On Sunday, she again...
Friday, March 1, 2019
State treasurer John Perdue presented an Unclaimed Property check of $34,000 Friday to United Way of Marion County, the last estate remnants of the late Gleason and Jean Kuhn of Fairmont. The two had already left approximately $275,000 each to the United Way and two local hospice organizations. Friday’s check was overlooked during the couple’s...
Friday, March 1, 2019
The United Way of Marion County is proud to announce their partnership with the United for U.S. Coalition to help those affected by the federal shutdown in December and January. The United for U.S. Coalition is a joint effort from United Way Worldwide and corporate sponsors, such as Wells Fargo and Bank of America, to assist furloughed employees...
Saturday, January 19, 2019
You’ve likely heard the adage, “Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes.” Well, thanks to United Way of Marion County at least one of those things is easier. United Way partners with industry leader H&R Block to help people easily and accurately file both their federal and state taxes through MyFreeTaxesTM. MyFreeTaxes is mobile...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The United Way of Marion County celebrated a record-breaking campaign year with their Campaign Celebration on January 16, 2019 at the Robert Mollohan Research Center. The 2019 campaign crossed over the half a million-dollar mark for the first time ever, raising $510,425 to help support our local community. Over 1,051 donors participated in the...