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Volunteer opportunities: Week of Jan. 14

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Housing & Homelessness Coalition Point in Time Count and Project Connect. On the night of Jan. 23, share resources and conduct a survey with those experiencing homelessness. New volunteer training will be offered. For more information, contact MaiGer at 715-848-2927 or mmoua@unitedwaymc.org.

United Way RSVP Martin Luther King Day of Service. On Jan. 21 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., volunteers will pack food for children in need at Blessings in a Backpack (4704 Camp Phillips Road, Weston). Come give your time to a great cause and learn about BIB. Contact Susan Krolow at 715-298-5721 or skrolow@unitedwaymc.org.

English language tutors. Help needed in the D.C. Everest Area School District for an afterschool program consisting of ESL adults and parents in need of better communication between students and the school. Program will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 p.m.-5p.m. Contact Connie at 715-679-6170 or mclitofwausau@gmail.com.

Community-based mentors for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Provide “Littles” with time and attention, typically 2-4 times per month. Casual weekly or bi-weekly outings, filled with conversations and shared activities, help children manage everyday challenges that are part of growing up. They explore new interests and expand their experience base beyond their family or neighborhood. Contact Beth at 715-848-7207 or bethk@bbbsncw.org.

Enjoy knitting, yoga or dance? The Boys and Girls Club would love to have volunteers come in and share their interest once a week with K-fifth-grade students from 4-5 p.m. Contact Mao at 715-845-2582, ext. 213, or Maot@bgclub.com.

In-kind donated items needed

Fleece blankets or throws. North Central Health Care greatly needs blankets to share with residents. Contact Kathy at 715-848-4450 or kdesantis@norcen.org.

Step stools and extension ladder. The Marathon County Historical Society is looking for step stools and ladders. Contact Janet at 715-842-5750 or info@marathoncountyhistory.org.

Office supplies. White copy paper, colored copy paper, printable address label sheets (2 5/8″ 1″), stamps, etc. are very helpful to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Contact Beth at 715-848-7207 or bethk@bbbsncw.org.

Source: United Way of Marathon County

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