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Volunteer in a Clinic for Animals! The Fix Is In is looking for volunteers at the spay/neuter clinic. Tasks include cleaning and sanitizing surgical instruments, wrapping surgical packs, and other miscellaneous tasks throughout the afternoon.  This work makes a big impact in the community. Questions or interest in volunteering? Reach out to Heather at or leave a message at 715-256-8555. 

Sort Food and Maintain Pantry! The Women’s Community is seeking volunteers to assist with sorting and organizing food in their shelter pantry. Please contact Allie with questions or to apply for this volunteer opportunity: or 715-842-5663. 

Be a “Big” Community-Based Mentor!  Big Brothers Big Sisters’ community-based mentoring involves a “Big” volunteer providing a child- “Little”- individualized time and attention on a regular basis, typically 2-4 times per month for an hour or two at a time. During casual weekly or bi-weekly outings, filled with conversations and shared activities, they develop a relationship that helps children manage the everyday challenges that are part of “growing up.” Volunteers can choose to work with a child living in the following school district areas: Abbotsford, Athens, D.C. Everest, Marathon, Merrill, Mosinee, and Wausau. Questions or interest? Contact or call 715-848-7207. 

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Shower Shoes and Towels Needed. The Salvation Army needs all sizes of shower shoes (flip flops) for men, women and children as well as new towels and wash clothes for their Transitional Living Center. Please contact Colleen at 715-845-8272 or email

Office Supplies. Marathon County Literacy (McLit) needs the following office supplies: copy paper, pens, notebooks, calculators, and highlighters. To donate, contact Connie at 715-679-6170 or email