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Volunteer in the Gift Shop! Volunteers are needed at Marshfield Medical Center – Weston. A service opportunity to support staff and visitors in the Gift Shop may be the perfect fit for you! Offer guidance regarding product options for visitors and staff seeking to uplift a loved one’s spirits or treat themselves, provide a breakaway pleasant setting, facilitate accurate transactions, assist with product labels, display maintenance, and support opening/closing functions. Current openings are weekdays from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Contact 715-393-2605 or 715-393-3740 for more information or to get involved.

Receptionists Needed at McLit. Would love to have a cheery, friendly patient volunteer to greet people, direct them to whatever service they are utilizing, and assist with office work. Option to do a half or full day. (9-4 p.m.) Marathon County Literacy Council is on Third Street, downtown Wausau. Contact Connie at 715-679-6170 or email

Volunteer in Hospice Care. Aspirus volunteers are men and women ages 14 and older, each with unique gifts and talents. Aspirus offers a variety of volunteer opportunities to fit anyone’s interest and schedule including visiting directly with hospice patients and their families in the Marathon County area and beyond. Apply online or contact for more information!

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Bed Linens, Towels and Pillows.  The Women’s Community is looking for new pillows, full sheet sets, and towel sets and washcloths. Donations can be dropped off M-F between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 3220 Hilltop Ave. in Wausau. Contact Allie at or 715-842-5663.

Large Dog Kennel. NCHC is in need of a large dog kennel to house a black lab for a client. This is a service animal and has outgrown the current kennel the client had. If you have one to donate, contact the volunteer office at North Central Health Care at 715-848-4450 or email at 

Source: United Way of Marathon County