Marius Maximus Foundation

Contact us on +1 910 518 9192


We are on a mission

The Marius Maximus Foundation for Mental Health Inc. is dedicated to providing resources, classes, referrals, and education about everything mental health. We strive to create involvement of teens, veterans, low-to-moderate income individuals, and families so that they may improve their quality of life. We do so by Making A Difference One Life At A Time.


We hope to succeed in providing care to all those in need in Cumberland County, North Carolina, so that soon we can expand our services and offer care to more locations, helping as many people as we can; ONE LIFE AT A TIME.

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Keep Kids Healthy and Ready to Learn

Provide Support in Disasters

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Our Vision


Our services within the community of Cumberland County NC focus on teens, veterans, and their families, however, we do provide resources to ALL in need in our community. Individuals, teens, and veterans who are having a tough time adapting, coping, communicating, and interacting with family, friends, and society will benefit from our services. Our E.S.O (Empowering Self and Others) program enables us to provide these services while giving a safe living environment for those affected by housing displacement, criminal justice involvement, and substance abuse ailments.

Our Reach.


When you donate to our foundation your funds will go directly to helping individuals, veterans, teens, and their families get the education, self-confidence, and resources to overcome the daily struggles that they face. Your contribution goes directly to the care and needs of individuals in our program and will have the greatest impact on their lives. Our program runs on complete services provided at a cost of $100 a day per individual and provides live-in services to include; mental health therapy, workshops, group therapy, life skills, recidivism services, substance abuse, and many more.



Send Donation

Our foundation can not achieve any of our goals without the help of kind and supportive donors like yourself. Please help us save a life with your donations every little bit helps.

What You Can Do

Get Involved

We are always looking for volunteers, with or without experience, however much time you are willing to give and volunteer. You can make a difference by offering your services whatever they maybe… even if it is just a few hours a week.

Something Bigger

Make A Gift

Larger gifts makes for greater improvements and partnerships that could last for many years to come, your co consideration of larger gifts will be greatly appreciated and publicized unless otherwise specified


Caring for those who have done the most, our VETERANS, and those who will shape our future our YOUTH. Helping those who are down and out and not able to help themselves.

Who We Are.


Ilana Sheppard
Founder and President
Joseph Dowless
Education and Insurance liaison
Shelby Goodban
Fundraising Coordinator
Carl Pringle
Community Relations Officer
Jacob Zepp
Vice President
Marques Davis
Projects Manager
Kimberly Gales
Board Members
We Are One Big Family
Support Our Foundation


We are currently in search of organizations to join us in our mission to improve the lives of those affected by mental health in our community. We would love to add your name to our list and it would be an honor to have you be a part of our organization and form a healthy partnership that would hopefully last for many years to come. 

Thank you for your donation 6767 Dunn NC

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