Holiday RSVP Community Coffee Hour at the Marathon County Historical Society. People of all ages are invited Dec. 4 from 9:30-10:30 a.m., to the Historical Society, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau, to learn how volunteers are helping to preserve our past and educate the community. Enjoy a free tour of the Yawkey House, which is decorated for the season! Contact Susan Krolow at 715-298-5721 or

Christmas Festival. Volunteers are needed Friday, Dec. 6 from 6-9 p.m. (set up) and Saturday, Dec. 7 with shifts beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m., at the Mosinee High School cafeteria for the Saturday Craft sale/Breakfast with Santa event. Call 715-693-4330 or email

Personal Shoppers & Stockers. The Neighbors’ Place shoppers help answer client questions and assist with shopping. The ability to work with a diverse population as well as the ability to organize, lift and carry lightweight items are required. Hmong and/or Spanish language aptitude is a plus but not required! Contact Mallory at 715-845-1966 or

Christmas Shopping. Assist residents of Mount View Care Center with Christmas shopping at Walmart during the day in early December. Contact the North Central Health Care Volunteer Office at 715-848-4450.

Gift Wrap for Bundles of Joy. Volunteers will wrap gifts for shoppers at the Wausau Center mall during December. Sign-up is online; visit or call 715-298-5719.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Crossword Puzzle Books and More! Word search, Sudoku, adult coloring books and colored pencils are appreciated at Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital. Contact Catherine at 715-393-2605 or

Clear Storage Bins Needed. The Wausau Children’s Museum is looking for a set of plastic containers sized 5 ½ x 16 ½ x 23 ½. If you can help provide this, contact Shelly at

Rebecca’s Closet. Rebecca’s Closet is in need of children’s winter gear to provide to families in need. Most needed items are school-aged boots, snow pants, jackets, waterproof mittens and hats. Donations can be made at the United Way office Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 705 S. 24th Ave., Ste. 400B. Contact Sarah at 715-298-5712 or

Source: United Way of Marathon County