Turkey Trot Volunteers. Come out on Thanksgiving Day and be a part of the Tenth Eastbay Turkey Trot event that supports the Marathon County Hunger Coalition. Varieties of volunteer roles are available.  The biggest need is for Course Marshalls along the route. Go to unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com/aem/general/ or contact Ben at 715-298-5715 or blee@unitedwaymc.org.

On-Call Advocate. Help victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse in your community by responding to after-hour cases at local hospitals. Provide essential support and connect the victim to advocacy and community resources. Contact Jessica at 715-842-5663 or jessica@womenscommunity.org.

Food Delivery for Senior Neighbors. Faith in Action is looking for volunteers to pick up food items from The Neighbors’ Place in Wausau and make deliveries to elderly neighbors in the area. Deliveries are on Wednesdays every two weeks in the morning. Contact Jamie at 715-848-8783.

Ironbull Race Assistance. On Saturday, Oct. 19, the second area Ironbull Race will take place in Wausau. Help is needed with setting up/tear down, course marking, checking in racers, directing racers on course, photographers, groundskeepers and food service assistance. Go to ironbull.org/grinder-volunteer if you are interested in volunteering or contact Hailey at 715-218-2756.

Front Desk Support at United Way of Marathon County. Friendly, flexible volunteers are desired to help with the front desk reception area. Welcome incoming visitors, answer calls and perform general clerical duties. Some project tasks may be given depending on the need. Wednesday or Thursday from noon – 4 p.m. preferred. Contact Kara for more information at 715-848-2927.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

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

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.

Lap Boards for Seniors. Faith in Action can distribute lapboards to care receivers to help them play games, write cards or use for crafts or meals. Contact Jamie at 715-848-8783 or wausaufiainfo@gmail.com.

Source: United Way of Marathon County