RSVP Community Coffee at the Landing.  You are invited to join RSVP for Community Coffee Hour at The Landing (Wausau YMCA’s new senior center for people 55+  at 707 Third St., Wausau) on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Enjoy a cup of coffee/snacks while hearing a short presentation/taking a tour, where you can learn how you can become involved. Contact Susan Krolow at 715-298-5721 or

Write Letters for Santa. Marathon County Literacy Council is helping Santa write some positive notes to children who have sent him a letter. Write notes, or donate paper, envelopes and stamps. Santa appreciates the help. Contact Connie or other elves at 715-679-6170 or

Celebration for Families: Craft and Game Assistance Wanted. Volunteers are needed from 2-6 p.m. at the Rothschild Pavilion on Dec. 21 as St. Clare’s Hospital provides the Angels Among Us Community Event. Assist with crafts, games, photos with Santa and more. Contact 715-393-2514 by Dec. 7.

Mosinee Christmas Festival Helpers Needed. Friday, Dec. 6, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7, during different shifts from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., help the Mosinee Chamber with their craft sale and breakfast with Santa. Contact 715-693-4330 or

AARP TAX-AIDE Tax Preparation Call Center. Assist the Call Center at United Way of Marathon County from Jan. 9 – April 10, 2020. Flexible shifts available Monday – Friday 9 – 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Training is provided. Contact Gary at 715-297-5942 or 715-848-2136.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Artificial Pine Boughs. St. Vincent DePaul is making holiday floral arrangements and they will up-cycle and recreate artificial arrangements using your donations. Contact Kim Kuske 715-298-3028 or

Spread Holiday Cheer. Catholic Charities is looking for special food/simple gifts to encourage those individuals experiencing homelessness over the holiday season. This opportunity could be for individuals or groups. Contact Tracy at the Wausau Community Warming Center at 715-849-3311, ext. 1729, or

Keeping Warm. The Open Door is happy to pass along your donations of new or gently used women’s and men’s gloves, mittens, hats and scarves, long underwear and warm clothing to those who come for support at this time of year. This is a great need right now. Contact Anne at 715-848-4044 or

Source: United Way of Marathon County