Response to COVID-19. For 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.

Blood Center of Northcentral Wisconsin: Donate Blood. During the donation process, only one pint of blood is drawn. People in need may not live without it. Healthy donors without any cold symptoms. Call 715 -842- 0761 FIRST to make an appointment.

Social Media and/or Blog Writer. Good News Project is keeping the public informed of their services.  If you have a passion for the environment and/or healthcare, and can express yourself through the written word, this would be a great fit for you! Contact Susie at 715-843-5985 or

Fix –It / Repair Person Needed: KATS (Keep Area Teens Safe.  Help change lightbulbs, fix faucets, shovel, put up shelves and more! The new house is beautiful, but needs a few things taken care of. Contact Kathleen at 715-298-5053 or 715-370-0083 or

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Books/Magazines for Hospice Patients. Heartland Hospice accepts new or “like new” books and magazines with popular themes: animals, farms, travel, music, poetry, “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books, history and landscapes. Contact Amanda at 715-344-4541 or

Dual-Language Books Wanted. McLit Marathon County Literacy utilizes books for children or adults who are bilingual. If you have gently, used or new books to donate, contact Connie at 715-679-6170 or

White Board and Cork Board Needed: North Central Health Care. We are in need of a medium-sized corkboard and white board. Contact Kathy at 715-848-4450 or

Items Needed for The Women’s Community Shelter. Toilet brushes (with holders), small trash bins, shower curtain liners and hooks, dish bins, small fans and lamps. Please contact Allie at or 715-842-5663 for more information and to arrange delivery.

Source: United Way of Marathon County