Longtime community activists Ron and Donna Roberts created an advised fund at the Foundation to provide continuing support to charities in the area with special emphasis given to supporting the needs of Camden Clark Memorial Hospital and to the support, training, and employment of persons with mental and physical disabilities.
Donna was born November 26, 1933, in Parkersburg, the daughter of the late B. Barrett and Mary L. Evans. She graduated from Parkersburg High School (PHS) and Ohio University with a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in guidance counseling. Donna taught English in the Wood County School System and finished her career as a guidance counselor at PHS. She was active in many organizations including the American Association of University of Women, Delta Kappa Gamma and PEO Chapter L Sisterhood.
Ron was born in Tiffin, Ohio on February 1,1934. He was educated in the city schools in Mansfield, Ohio and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and his Masters in Business Administration from Ohio University. He was employed by Marbon Chemical / Borg Warner Chemicals / GE Plastics for thirty-nine years. He has been active on Board of Directors of many community organizations including St. Paul's United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia, S.W. Resources, Inc., Camden-Clark Hospital, the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley, and others.