Marietta Community Foundation awards $10,000 grant to Community Action

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - The Marietta Community Foundation is giving back to those believed to be have the greatest needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Those groups include children, senior citizens and food pantries.

The foundation recently provided $10,000 to Community Action to help with transportation and food costs for meals being delivered to seniors.

"We're staying in contact with a lot of the nonprofits that are kind of on the front lines in providing services to these three key categories that we've identified through our research and also we're keeping our eyes open for any other categories that might pop up," said Mason Beuhring, the foundation's communications and program-services director.

To donate or volunteer for a local nonprofit group, contact the foundation's president and CEO, Heather Allender, at 740-373-3286 or

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