RSVP Community Coffee Hour at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store.  People of all ages are invited to join RSVP on March 12 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at 131 W. Thomas St. in Wausau. Learn about the mission and work of St. Vincent de Paul and how you can help. Contact Susan Krolow at 715-298-5721 or

Master gardener volunteers. Serve as an educator, mentor and role model as you work with youths and adults in classrooms, gardens and other outdoor settings. This year’s training is being offered March 5 – May 21, on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at 212 River Drive in Wausau. Contact the UW-Extension at 715-261-1241.

STEM tech lab. Are you passionate about science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics? Share your knowledge with students one or more days a week at the Boys and Girls Club from 4:30-5 p.m. Contact Mao Thao at 715-845-2582, ext. 213, or

46th Annual Children’s Festival. The Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department is hosting the 46th Annual Children’s Festival on April 6 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. They are seeking several volunteers to arrive by 8:45 a.m. to be stationed at the entrance ways and at the idea board. Contact Karyn at 715-261-1550 or

Do you play guitar? Music is soothing and comforting. If you can play for an individual or small group of our older citizens, contact Shirley at 715-355-4797 or

In-kind donated items needed

Bariatric equipment. Good News Project provides items for personal care to those who cannot afford the cost of new. They accept commodes, shower chairs and other adaptive equipment. All types of bariatric equipment (equipment that is weight rated for people weighing more than 300 pounds) is especially needed. Contact Toni at 843-5985 or e-mail

Attention dog lovers. Northcentral Health Care is looking for a large dog crate for a new staff member joining our team. Contact Kathy at 715-848-4450 or

Artificial greenery needed. Small trees, ferns and other greenery (no flowers) will help Tyrannosaurus feel at home in his new exhibit at Colossal Fossils. Contact David at 715-303-9407or

Source: United Way of Marathon County