Big Problems Call for Bold Goals

It is not about short-term charity, it is about lasting change.

Our United Way of Marion County is committed to tackling the root causes of our community’s most challenging problems, implementing and supporting innovative strategies and ambitious visions of our future. Our Bold Goals are a collective vision for making our region stronger for everyone who calls it home.

Our Partners

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Marion County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Marion County
The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County provides a fun, educational, and safe place for kids to learn and grow. Programs supported by the United Way of Marion County include Power Hour, Summer Brain Gain, Stride Academy, & Smart Moves.

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Dont miss Walmart Wellness Day on Saturday, July 20! The Marion Walmart will be performing FREE health tests, including cholesterol, glucose, and blood pressure screenings, and there will be coupons and giveaways! Download your FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card  at to save on your prescriptions at the pharmacy.
Congrats to the US Womens National Soccer Team, and to all of the incredible athletes from around the world who made the 2019 Womens World Cup finals so exciting and empowering! Were working on some Bold Goals of our own at United Way of Marion County; check them out at and follow us here to learn more!
Our offices will be closed today and tomorrow, July 4 & 5. Have a safe and happy Fourth of July!
#liveunited #celebrateunited
Come out and support this young philanthropic entrepreneur! In celebration of her grandfathers 80th birthday, Erin is selling fresh, cold lemonade and donating a portion of the proceeds to United Way of Marion County Ohio, Inc.! Shes set up at the corner of Barks Road and Woodbridge Road in the Collingswood subdivision until 2:30 pm today, so swing by, enjoy a cold glass of lemonade (only $1), and support a good cause!
Congratulations to Lets Read 20s Book and Bib program for a very successful first year! Book and Bib, which is also supported by Marion Community Foundation, Marion Ohio Rotary Club, Marion Public Library, and OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, has provided more than 900 new parents with gift bags filled with early childhood literacy resources, a classic childrens board book, and a Read To Me bib. United Way of Marion County Ohio, Inc. is proud to work with Lets Read 20 and their efforts to fight the summer slide. Need tips on how to get your childs 20 minutes of reading in during long summer days? Check out these ideas from Lets Read 20:
Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs. - Pam Brown

Happy Fathers Day! 🧡 #liveunited
We’re excited to be at the Marion Family YMCA for this morning’s training with Redbrick Social Media! 🧱

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We had such a great time working with all of you!

Big thanks to United Way of Marion County for the super cute onesie!!  So thankful and proud of our local organization!

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Congratulations Pigman's!! She is beautiful 🙂

Check out the new code violation door hangers.  #liveunited
We had a great discussion with members of Marion Noon Kiwanis today! Thank you for having us! #liveunited

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Conversations yield so much more than we can imagine!

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Our office is closed today in observance of #MemorialDay, as we honor and remember the men and women who have given their lives in service to our country.
Thank you to all those who serve.
Tonight we celebrated our Pillars and their generous investment in our community! Thank you to Merrill Lynch for supporting another successful Pillar Celebration and to Dave and Shary Williamson for opening their home to friends, old and new. 🧡

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Great event!

Shary Williamson I’m so sorry I didn’t make it ! I just ran out of time ! Looks like lots of fun

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United Way Workplace Campaign

Live United!

The United Way Workplace Campaign unites employees in all offices or branches of a company, and gives them an opportunity to donate, volunteer and speak out for causes that matter to them. You can see the results in your own backyard, even as you’re part of a larger mission to affect change worldwide.

Why Conduct a Workplace Campaign?

  • Build employee morale and foster a sense of team spirit
  • Provide information on critical community issues and offers an opportunity to be a part of the solution
  • Connect your company and employees to the community
  • Help employees make informed investments

Why Partner with United Way?

  • Maximizes your impact
  • Collaborates on targeted community solutions
  • Addresses root causes of problems, not just symptoms
  • Measures results and reports back to you
  • Offers a centralized, community-wide fundraising approach
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Our Commitment to Transparency

In an effort to remain accountable to our investors, United Way of North Central Ohio serving Crawford, Marion, & Wyandot Counties is as transparent as possible with its financial records. Our annual audit is conducted by an independent CPA and is available below along with our annual IRS Tax Form 990. Our most recent Annual Reports to our investors are also archived below. We strive to ensure your investment has maximum impact in our community.

United Way of North Central Ohio continues to meet all twenty Standards for Charitable Accountability established by the Better Business Bureau.

2018 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
2017 Form 990
2016 Annual Report
2016 Form 990
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