Human Services

The 2nd Chance Thrift Store of Union County Fund

This donor-advised Fund was established in 2021 by Union County resident Tom McCarthy. The fund supports the 2nd Chance Charity Thrift Store and other charitable initiatives for the betterment of Union County and its residents.

Care Train of Union County

This agency fund supports the work of the Care Train of Union County, which serves the county’s economically challenged families with children, disabled adults and seniors.

Elizaveta Fund

The Jim and Faye Cox Family established this fund to support deserving Union County families looking to adopt an orphan either domestically or internationally. Preference will be given to families residing in Union County; however this restriction can be waived if a deserving family has a connection (family, etc.) to Union County, Ohio.


FosterFriends was initiated by the Scott Underwood Family to support the social-developmental needs of foster children in Union County. This fund provides money for programs or activities that cannot be funded through the Department of Human Services which include civic clubs, school and church projects, extra-curricular activities, sports programs, and hobbies. Monies are also used to supplement the basic needs of foster care.

Marysville Housing Inc. Fund

This fund benefits the Senior Citizens of Union County and the YMCA.

Power of Parenting Fund

This fund’s focus is to provide group seminars, programs and interactive experiences to build up families in Union County with particular emphasis on parenting, youth mental health support and risk behavior aversion tactics.

City Union of King’s Daughters and Sons Fund

This agency fund provides financial support to local food and personal needs projects as well as support to the National organization.

Rides 4 Refugees

This fund helps to raise awareness and financial support for the Rides 4 Refugees charity organization.

Union County Public Safety Support Group Fund

This fund was formed and dedicated to supporting the Union County safety support “family” consisting of fire, EMS, law enforcement, and dispatchers.

Union County Foundation Emergency Needs Fund - Ukraine

This fund is established to support and underwrite emergency needs both locally and beyond. Presently supporting Ukraine relief efforts.