Response to COVID-19. For safe volunteer opportunities and safety guidelines, see United Way of Marathon County’s website and the Volunteer Connection section at Please adhere to all recommendations from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control and Marathon County Health Department.

The Neighbors’ Place: Guest Intake. Volunteers will work outdoors and collect basic household information from guests. They will then bring a pre-packed grocery cart to a table where guests will load their groceries into their own vehicles. Safety gear and protocols are adhered to.Contact Mallory at 715-845-1966 or

Faith in Action: Volunteer Drivers. Faith in Action provides rides to medical appointments for seniors in our area. They also provide grocery shopping for seniors in need. Contact Jamie at 715-848 8783 or

Bethany Church: Phone Attendants. Volunteers are needed to answer phones as elderly people call in grocery orders to be delivered.  Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning (9 a.m. to noon) opportunities available. Contact Tammy at 715-212-1868 for more information.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Response to COVID-19. Please call the agency first and consider ordering online and having in-kind donations shipped to the specific agency. Please call ahead and arrange with the agency coordinator.

Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital: Face Mask Donations. If you have face masks you are not using ( if you are a company with health grade masks)  or if you are making masks for the general public, please let Cathy know at 715-212-6916 or

Work on Lap Blankets to Donate Later. Aspirus Comfort Care/Hospice could use lap blankets. Donations will be accepted at a time to be determined in the future. Contact Samantha Giese at

More Donation Opportunities!  Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at     

Source: United Way of Marathon County