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.

McLit of Marathon County: Front Desk Greeter.  Greeters/Front Desk volunteers will be needed to help visitors while tutoring is taking place. New Third Street location. Flexible days and times. Contact Connie at 715-679-6170 or

Office Manager Volunteer Help for The Open Door. Wausau Open door is looking for an office manager volunteer.  Contact Anne Drow at 715-848-4044 or with any questions.

ADRC: Encouraging Cards for Isolated Seniors in the Community.  Make homemade cards to encourage seniors in the community who need connection at this time. Contact Erin at or 888-486-9545.

Thank A Small Business. Show your appreciation for a small business that is essential to the well-being and success of Marathon County by writing a virtual thank you note. United Way will deliver these notes of gratitude to as many businesses as possible. Go to

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.

North Central Health Care: Cookware and Bakeware Needed. NCHC is in need of a casserole dish, baking sheets and a crock-pot in new or gently used condition. If you can donate, please contact Trever Copeland at 715.846.2206.

Looking for Polyester Fiberfill for Memory Bears and Pillows.  Heartland Hospice is looking for any polyester fiberfill that can be used to make Memory Bears and pillows (made in remembrance of loved ones from sentimental clothing that belonged to them).   Contact Amanda at 715-344-4541 or or McKenzie at

Source: United Way of Marathon County