Response to COVID-19. For safe volunteer opportunities, 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.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Licensed Professionals Needed. Both active and retired Physicians, PA’s, Nurses, CNAs, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Behavioral Health Professionals, and non-clinical support workers are needed in locations across Wisconsin in support of ongoing volunteer efforts related to the COVID-19 national emergency. Contact 608-266-3558 or or go to and search for WEAVR Registry.

Lawn Mowing and Landscaping Maintenance at Community Gardens.  Wausau Urban Community Gardens need people to help them with garden care. Lawn equipment provided, but personal equipment can be used. Contact Paul at 715- 848-4884 or

Boys and Girls Club: Wausau Area: On-Site Meal Service. Help provide dinner for kids/families via curbside pick-up M-F from 4:30-5 p.m. at the D.C. Everest Junior High School. Must be 18 years and older and gloves and face masks are required. Contact Mao at or 715-845-2582, ext. 213.

More Virtual and Remote/At Home Volunteer Opportunities!  Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at to find opportunities YOU can fill!

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.

Sew Cloth Book Bags for Children: At-Home Opportunity. Children’s Wisconsin can share new book bags with children during office and home visits. Please arrange drop off. Contact Emily at or 715-843-1892. 

Fans and Wall Clocks. Residents of North Central Health Care appreciate cooling fans in the summer months. Clocks are needed as well for individual’s rooms. Contact Kathy at 715-848-4450 or

Source: United Way of Marathon County