Response to COVID-19. For timely, solo or small group volunteer opportunities and safety guidelines, see United Way of Marathon County’s website and the Volunteer Connection section at, call Krista at 715-298-5719, or email

Faith in Action: Write Notes/ Cards for Seniors. Faith in Action serves seniors in Marathon County. If you want to write notes to encourage those who cannot get out or see relatives now, please write them “generically” and contact FIA for delivery policies. Contact Jamie at 715-848-8783 or

Wausau Area Mobile Meals: Delivery Drivers Needed. Wausau Area Mobile Meals delivers meals to seniors in need. More drivers are needed right now. Contact Doris for more information at 715-848-5848 or

Catholic Charities Wausau Warming Center: Guest Services. Help with the intake process, monitoring guests staying overnight or other roles at the new shelter location (Eastgate Hall in Marathon County Park). Contact Tracy at 715-849-3311 or

United Way’s Marathon County Hunger Coalition: Needs Vary. If you would like to volunteer or contribute, contact Ben Lee at 715-298-5715 or

 In-Kind Donated Items Needed

North Central Health Care: Microwave Needed. NCHS is in need of a gently used working/new microwave. Contact Beth at 715-370-0168.

Good News Project: Donations of Medical Equipment. Good News Project will still be taking donations of medical equipment and office supplies, but you need to CALL FIRST to set up a drop off time. Call 715-843-5985 or email

The Open Door: Men’s Jeans Needed. Open Door needs men’s jeans sizes 28-30-32-34 and 36.  Contact Anne at or 715-848-4044 to set up a safe drop off using social distancing protocol.

Source: United Way of Marathon County