Established in 2017, this designated fund benefits Leapin’ Ministries Outreach Center. It was created by Ron Scharer, along with gifts from friends and supporters of Leapin’ Outreach.
Leapin’ Outreach is a Christian non-denominational outreach and volunteer organization. The Center, located at 150 Court Street in Marion, provides free clothing, household items and personal needs to families and individuals in Marion County.
Additionally, they operate a shower facility for and services to Marion’s homeless population. They have more than 2,300 area families enrolled to receive assistance and provide for the needs 11,000 individuals annually.