Double Donations to Marshall Promise Program on Giving Tuesday

Marshall County Promise will take part in this year’s Giving Tuesday event through the Marshall County Community Foundation.

Marshall County Promise is a program that helps youth in the county’s school systems dream about future careers and save for education beyond high school. Donations will be used to help local youth open CollegeChoice 539 accounts with an initial $25 deposit.

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United Way Campaign Kicks off Aug. 12

The United Way campaign kicks off Saturday, Aug. 12 with the second annual Taste of Marshall County event at the Young Amphitheater in Plymouth’s Centennial Park.

The Taste of Marshall County is the official launch of the 2017 campaign with proceeds benefiting the fight for health, education and financial stability of all residents. Local health and human service non-for-profit groups gain support from the United Way of Marshall County, a tradition that spans 50 years. More than $8 million has been allocated to local agencies for an array of community needs.

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Enhanced Security Feature Added to MyFreeTaxes

Those in Marshall County who utilize MyFreeTaxes can file state and federal taxes this year with added security.

Officials with the United Way of Marshall County announce the addition of encryption technology, several layers of authentication and a secure connection to safeguard sensitive information and protect against unauthorized access when utilizing MyFreeTaxes.

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United Way Volunteers Set to Canvass Marshall County

Teams of United Way volunteers are set to canvass Marshall County in the coming days. They’re putting the campaign theme “Together We Can, Marshall County” into action by visiting retail businesses in Argos, Bourbon, Bremen, Culver and Plymouth. The goal for the 2015 campaign is $550,000. Officials say all of the money stays in Marshall County and is used to help build stronger communities. Continue reading

Leadership Marshall County is Now Accepting Applications

marshallcountyJohn Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

If you happen to fit the bill of this iconic presidential quote then you shouldn’t hesitate to join the ranks at Leadership Marshall County. LMC is a program dedicated to cultivating today’s leaders to serve tomorrow’s community by building a solid foundation of action-oriented, well-informed citizens and employees. Continue reading

Marshall County United Way Event to Honor Volunteers

Efforts by individuals and businesses across Marshall County will be recognized in a special event tomorrow evening in Plymouth.

The United Way of Marshall County’s Campaign Volunteer and Donor Recognition will focus on the 2014 sensational seven campaign chairs. They include Donna Burroughs, Pam Mahler-Lee, Ginny Munroe, Cindy Rash, Debi Sahlhoff and Jeannette Teall. In addition to being honored with this distinction, Cindy Rash will also be recognized as the Volunteer of the Year Award for Marshall County by the Indiana Association of United Ways.

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United Way of Marshall County Looking for More Funds to Close Campaign

United Way of Marshall County officials are hoping for some last-minute donations to help the organization meet its 2014 campaign of $550,000.

Campaign Co-Chair Cindy Rash says the goal is within reach and donations can be made by phone or online to make it happen. A shortfall of about $35,000 is anticipated, but it’s not an amount that will affect programs for local agencies, projects and programs in Marshall County that rely on the United Way’s support.

United Way of Marshall County supports 24 nonprofit agencies and programs.

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United Way Accepting Fund Request Applications

Nonprofit organizations are invited to submit requests for funding through the United Way of Marshall County.

The United Way receives nearly $500,000 a year to help organizations with funding needs. A focus on education, health and financial stability help distribute funds to where they are needed the most.

Volunteers visit United Way member agencies and conduct an annual in-depth review. The volunteers and board members have careful deliberation to ensure that funds are distributed fairly and objectively so the they are being used in the best way to serve the community.

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