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.

Wausau Area Mobile Meals: Delivery Drivers. Help deliver meals to seniors in the community who are unable get food easily. Various routes available. Contact Doris at 715-848-5848 or

Everest Area Special Olympics: Help Athletes Make Strikes with Bowling. Come support and encourage athletes even if you have no knowledge of bowling.  Saying good job or giving a high five can go a long way. If you know bowling, help teach skills and techniques. Contact Cheryl at 715-359-9134.

Forward Service Corporation Virtual or In-Person Mentors. The Forward Service Corporation and the WIOA Programs provide mentor matches for young adults who are working on life and career goals. Help invest in the life of another and the future of our community. This is an opportunity that is both virtual and/or in person. Contact Katie at 715-803-6674 or

More In-Person, Remote and Virtual Volunteer Opportunities!  Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at     

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: Dressers Needed.  One or two dressers in gently used condition are needed. Please contact Kathy to arrange details of delivery. Call her at 715-848-4450 or

Boys and Girls Club of Wausau Area: Donations of Snacks. Help provide a healthy snack for club members: pretzels, Chex Mix, applesauce, juice boxes, Gold Fish, etc. Contact Mao Thao at or 715-845-2582.

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

Source: United Way of Marathon County