Marathon grant to support local youth services

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The Ohio Refinery is donating $45,000 to a Canton, Ohio-area mental health services nonprofit for the development of a multi-use park.

Marathon OilThe Canton, Ohio refinery continues to support its local community with a grant for Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health (C&A), a non-profit organization that provides children and families with a multitude of mental health services.

The $45,000 grant will fund the development of the organization’s multi-use community park, Vaughn Park, for the benefit of its clients and area residents.

“Child and Youth Behavioral Health is a fantastic place in the Canton community that offers hope and healing to children, youth and families through emotional and behavioral health services,” said Don McCord, Executive Director of Refining, from Marathon’s refining division in Ohio. “We are proud to support C&A to help them develop a green space next to their downtown location, creating a safe space for these children to improve their motor skills and better prepare them for the challenges of life. life.”

Jamie Mandeville, human resources manager at the Canton refinery, said the company recognizes that one of the major consequences of the pandemic is its impact on mental health. “We are grateful for the opportunity to support C&A in its mission to provide world-class emotional and behavioral health services in our community,” Mandeville noted.

Vaughn Park is used by C&A day treatment students to improve motor skills in a calming space. C&A will add a community garden to the park in the coming months.

“We are extremely grateful to community supporters like Marathon Petroleum,” said C&A CEO Joe French. “Your support and mission to give children a chance for health, hope and happiness means the world to us.”

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health’s mission is to work together to be the premier resource for emotional and behavioral health services and products that help children, youth and families successfully meet life’s challenges.

Based in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) became a stand-alone refining, marketing and transportation company on July 1, 2011. In 2012, MPC formed MPLX LP, an intermediate master limited partnership.

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