Serving students and families in Linn-Mar and Marion Independent schools.

For Our Families

candy caneMarion Cares assists our community to help Marion families with basic needs.

Gently Used Bicycles (and helmets) are donated by individuals and given in the spring and summer to children in three Marion neighborhoods.

School supplies and backpacks are donated by church members, businesses, service clubs and individuals and are given to Linn-Mar and Marion Independent students (K-12th grade) in early August. [Parents complete a Marion Cares form in June.] Click on the link to see a KCRG video clip about our 2014 School Supply project.  http://www.kcrg.com/news/local/Marion-Cares-Collecting-School-Supplies-for-Kids-in-Need-215497551.html#C9L7K7U0rLTjMXPM.03

Warm winter clothing (including socks, mittens, hats, toiletries, dental products) are donated by church members, businesses, service clubs and individuals and are given to children and families in four Marion neighborhoods in late October at the Trunk or Treat event.

Christmas Gifts are donated by church members, businesses and individuals and are given to Linn-Mar children and Marion Independent families in early December. 

If you have any questions or want to serve, please contact us at 319-377-5344 or laura@marioncares.org