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Team Opportunity. Each week of the growing season (starting May 14), the United Way’s Hunger Coalition buys produce from local farms to distribute to nonprofit agencies in Marathon County. Your group will help pack the fresh produce into boxes. Pick your team of 3-5 people, pick a Tuesday morning (10 a.m. – noon), and go to to sign up.

Student Internship Opportunity. GiGi’s Playhouse is a nonprofit providing free educational and therapeutic programming to individuals with Down Syndrome and their families. Students studying education, OT, PT, speech, marketing, even physical fitness or music would be ideal as interns. Contact Erica Erdman at 715-907-1867 or [email protected] to apply.

“Pilots” Needed. Cycling Without Age pilots drive older adults and adults with differing abilities on a trishaw to enjoy fresh air and nature in the summer months. Shifts are Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Julie Streufert, executive director of The Landing at the Woodson YMCA, at [email protected] for more information or sign up for a shift at

Do You Like Chatting On The Phone? Interim Hospice seeks friendly caller volunteers to talk with and be a friendly, listening ear to a patient in hospice care. Volunteers also make “tuck in” calls, wherein the volunteer calls a patient, or the facility where a patient lives, ask if they need additional supplies before the weekend, and communicate the information accordingly. Contact Maya at 715-842-7707, ext. 2711, to get started.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

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Hygiene and Cleaning Items Needed. The Neighbors’ Place is in need of hygiene items, diapers, and household cleaning products for its clients. Groups interested in initiating and planning a specific drive for these items are also welcome. For further information, contact Elizabeth at 715-845-1966.

Children’s Shoes Needed. United Way of Marathon County’s Community Closet provides free clothing for all ages and all occasions. New or gently-used children’s shoes are needed for the summer months. Donations can be dropped off at the United Way office, 705 S. 24th Ave., Suite 400B, in Wausau.

Source: United Way of Marathon County