United Way of Marion County

Student Wins Chance to #ParkLikethePresident for United Way

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Each year Fairmont State University supports the United Way of Marion County annual campaign. Many faculty and staff contribute each year to help meet the campaign goal, which is set at $440,000 for this year. Students joined the campaign this fall by participating in a raffle for a prime parking spot – the president’s.

Residence Life Hosts Glitter Run 5K to Benefit United Way

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Office of Residence Life of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College is hosting a Glitter Run 5K on the main campus in Fairmont on Saturday, May 2, to benefit the United Way of Marion County.

Community Encouraged to "Thinkfast" at Game Show Event

Monday, June 02, 2014
FAIRMONT — Through an interactive game show event, students and the community had the chance to gain valuable lessons in a fun and dynamic way.

On Sunday, the Marion County Family Resource Network ended its Teen Leadership Camp with Thinkfast, and also brought this unique offering to the members of the public for free.

“Thinkfast” Game Show on Campus June 1

Sunday, June 01, 2014

A “fun and exciting” family event is coming to Fairmont.

“Thinkfast” is an interactive game show that allows the audience to participate in activities while learning about a topic. The event is intended for families to attend.

Fairmont State Artists Support Empty Bowls Marion County

Monday, March 10, 2014

Sponsored by the United Way of Marion County, an event on Sunday, March 16, will support the Sobrania Soup Opera, Mannington Food Pantry and the Salvation Army, providing needed nourishment for county residents. Empty Bowls Marion County also feeds the creative spirit of local potters.

Service Dog Training to Take Place on Campus as Part of New Partnership

Monday, July 29, 2013

A new partnership between paws4people, the Marion County Humane Society, Pruntytown Correctional Center and Fairmont State University will provide training to help shelter dogs become service dogs for those who need them, as well as an opportunity for inmates to give back to the community.