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

Our Mission

Marion Cares is a faith-based non profit agency in Marion, Iowa serving students and families in the Linn-Mar and Marion Independent school districts. Our services address academics, family needs, poverty, social needs, and spiritual needs.


We serve in Marion neighborhoods. No transportation needed. We rely exclusively on volunteers. We mainly partner with local churches, but we also partner with businesses, foundations, individuals, non-profit organizations, schools, and service clubs.


Our Neighborhoods

Marion Cares provides after-school and summer programs for students in three Marion neighborhoods.

  • Azure Apartments, 690 Bentley Dr, Apartments 8-10, Marion.
  • Marion Village Mobile Home Complex, 700 35th Street, Marion.
  • Squaw Creek Village Mobile Home Complex, 6201 Hennessey Pkwy, Marion.

Some of the recent success stories from Marion Cares…

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Holiday gift assistance program (December 2016)

Trick or Trunk (October 2016)

Weekly programming at two sites

Backpacks filled with school supplies  (August 2016)


Our office is located at 1050 McGowan Blvd, Marion on the Marion Christian Church Campus.

Phone or Email us at 377-5344 or