Who We Are

Building a Foundation Futures Will Grow On


All people in Marion County will have the opportunity to reach their true potential.


To provide leadership in developing and sustaining pathways out of poverty through education and support.


We believe poverty erodes the growth, health, and stability of the individual and the community.

Together We MAKE a Difference!

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What We Do

Developing people by recognizing, honoring skill sets, and equipping with tools to create a self-sufficient future story.


The goal is for participants to further their education and training.



The goal is for participants to gain employment, receive promotions, and/or increase wages.

Financial Position

Financial Position

The goal is for participants to improve financial stability.

News & Events

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Counting Our Blessings

Dear Friends of Marion Matters, As we end this year, our team is counting our blessings. We have been apart of great partnerships and collaborations that will continue to move progress forward in crucial areas Read more…