Find More Donation + Volunteer Opportunities!  Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at www.unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com.     

Coffee and Current Events Volunteer. Start your day with us. We are looking for a volunteer(s) who would be interested in sharing a cup of coffee while reading the local newspaper to our residents. This morning activity takes place from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Contact volunteers@norcen.org to learn more or get involved.

WATG Board Members Needed. Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted is a statewide nonprofit, passionate about advocating for and raising awareness of the needs of gifted and talented students. WATG is looking for volunteer board members who are passionate about gifted and talented education. Board members are required to attend a monthly virtual meeting on the third Wednesday of every month from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Board members are active participants on this working board. For more information, contact Roxane Hagedorn at rhagedorn@watg.org.

Help Distribute Food in a Safe Way. The Neighbors’ Place is seeking volunteers to assist in their outdoor food distribution. Some volunteers work outdoors and collect basic household information from food pantry guests. Some volunteers also work inside preparing grocery carts for guests to load into their own vehicles. Shifts are approximately Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Volunteers are provided with basic safety gear (mask, gloves, etc.) when working at The Neighbors’ Place. The Neighbors’ Place has strict Covid-19 precautions in place to keep our volunteers and guests safe. Contact Cat at 715-845-1966 or catherine@neighborsplace.org.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Lap Blankets or Shawls for Patients.  If you knit or crochet, your talents could be used to make lap blankets or shawls for patients. These items bring a huge comfort to those who receive them, along with a cozy cover to take back to their home or place of residence. These items can be dropped off at the Volunteer Office located inside Door 3 of the Marshfield Medical Center-Weston campus.  Call 715-393-2605 or 715-393-3740 to set up a time to drop these off.

Vacuum Cleaners for Refugee Families. New Beginnings is collecting new or gently used vacuum cleaners for families resettling in the area. Please bring donations to Whitewater Music Hall Saturday between 9 a.m. and noon or Wednesday by appointment (text 715-301-9719). Contact info@newbeginningswi.org with questions.

Source: United Way of Marathon County