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Volunteer at Wisconsin Science Olympiad Tournament! UW-Stevens Point will host the Wisconsin Science Olympiad State Tournament April 22-23. This event will bring dozens of middle and high school student teams, their coaches and families to Stevens Point and the UWSP campus. UWSP is looking for event volunteers to work as information desk staff, activity chaperones, lunch runners, test proctors and awards ceremony staff. Lunch and T-shirt are provided for Science Olympiad volunteers! Email for more details.

Sort Donations and Curate our Community Closets! United Way houses Emerging Leaders’ Career Closet and Women United’s Rebecca’s Closet. Volunteers are needed to help sort through donations, prep items, fill orders and assist clients with finding the perfect interview outfit. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, contact Amber Kraft at or 715-298-5712.

Lead a Girl Scouts Troop! From planning troop meetings to assisting a troop leader at troop meetings, the Girl Scouts have a wide variety of troop volunteer positions. Desired skills include flexibility, creativity, patience, understanding, and ability to work well with youths. Troop leaders work directly with girls, helping them to develop personal leadership skills on an individual or group basis. To learn more about this opportunity or to get involved call 888-747-6945 or email Rebecca at

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Children’s Snow Gear. Rebecca’s Closet provides new and gently used clothing for children. Current needs include kids winter boots, kids snow pants and kids winter coats. Donations of clean, modern, gently used items can be made to the United Way office M-F between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 705 S. 24th Ave. Suite 400B Wausau 54401. Contact Amber with questions at or 715-298-5712.

Gas Cards or Bus Passes. Support Head Start families with the cost of transporting children to school and from school by donating gas cards or bus passes. Donations can be made to the Barrington Head Start location: 616 Grant St. in Wausau. Questions? Call or email Angie: 715-318-6923 or

Source: United Way of Marathon County