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Assistance Available for Federal Employees

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 and contractors affected by the government shutdown. Marion County was awarded $4,300 to help those in need in our community. The funds will be available to any federal employee or contactor who resides in Marion County who experienced hardships in utility payments, childcare, or food assistance.

United Way has partnered with The Connecting Link to distribute the funds locally. To apply or if you have any questions, please call The Connecting Link at 304-363-4882.