Response to COVID-19. For solo, small group and safe volunteer opportunities and safety guidelines, see United Way of Marathon County’s website and the Volunteer Connection section at Please adhere to any and all recommendations from the federal government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Marathon County Health Department if engaging in any and all volunteer roles

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Licensed Professionals Needed. Both active and retired health care professionals are needed with the following licensures: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, CNAs, Social Workers, Pharmacists and Technicians, Physical Therapists/Assistants, Respiratory Therapists and Behavioral Health Professionals. Volunteers for non-clinical support positions are also needed. Volunteers will be assigned to locations across Wisconsin in support of ongoing efforts related to the COVID-19 national emergency. If you are willing to travel, let us know when you sign up. Background check required. Contact 608-266-3558 or Or go to and search for WEAVR (Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry).

Boys and Girls Club of Wausau Area: Meal Delivery. Snack and dinner is being provided to kids M-F between 4:30-5:30 p.m. Help meet the need of families who are not able to pick up meals. Volunteers will pick up meals from the Caroline S. Mark site at 4:30 p.m. and deliver it to families. For more information, contact Mao Thao at or 715-845-2582.

Solo, Small group and Safe Opportunities. Go to

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Response to COVID-19. For items that people would like to donate, please call the agency first and if you can, please consider ordering online and having in-kind donations shipped to the specific agency. Please call ahead and arrange with the agency coordinator.

The Salvation Army: Marathon County: Donations of Canned Fruit and Boxed Meals. Contact Colleen at or call (do not text) 715-370-3431.

North Central Health Care: Marathon County: Donations of PPE from Businesses.Surgical masks, N95 masks, gloves, safety glasses or goggles, can be donated by businesses and organizations that do not need the equipment at this time. In addition, they are accepting headbands with buttons on, to attach facemasks straps to (instead of the elastic going behind the ear) and homemade face covers as well. Contact Kelly at 715-848-4424 or,

Source: United Way of Marathon County