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Marathon County volunteer opportunities: Week of Dec. 2

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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 skrolow@unitedwaymc.org.

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 events@mosineechamber.org.

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 mallory@neighborsplace.org.

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 www.UnitedWayMC.org 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 Catherine.taschler@ascension.org.

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 info@wausauchildrensmuseum.org.

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 stifft@unitedwaymc.org.

Source: United Way of Marathon County

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