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Response to COVID-19. Please follow all recommendations from the federal government, the Center for Disease Control, and the Marathon County Health Department.

Spring cleaning. Marathon County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to help with spring cleaning. Duties will include dusting, cleaning windows, vacuuming floors, waxing floors, freshening carpets, light cleaning. Along with the cleanup, you’ll get a close look at Wausau’s two most beautiful historic buildings: Woodson Historic Center and the Yawkey House Museum. Contact [email protected] to get involved or to learn more.

Blood donors wanted! The Community Blood Center is looking for blood donors for blood drives in its region. Blood centers and blood donors are recognized as essential critical infrastructure during the response to COVID-19. Help us by scheduling an appointment and sharing this important message with your family and friends. Schedule your blood donation appointment today online at or call 800-280-4102 to find a blood drive near you!

Cashier needed! The Wausau Bethesda Thrift Shop area is looking for responsible and caring individuals to work at the cash register. Take a shift and dedicate yourself to coming every week and you’ll be part of a good thing! Contact Craig at 715-845-1878 or [email protected] if you want to know more!

In-Kind donated items needed

Response to COVID-19. Please call ahead and arrange with the agency coordinator.

Watercolor paper. Monk Botanical Gardens is looking for several items to support their Sprouts Garden Preschool program, including watercolor paper for painting and other handy tools for young learners. Studies have shown that children learn best through play and hands-on experiences. A current list of needs can be found on the Monk Botanical Gardens Facebook page. Contact [email protected] to donate or learn more.

Muffin cups. Keep Area Teens Safe (KATS) needs muffin pans for Hillcrest House, a shelter for homeless teens. To donate or learn about other needs, contact [email protected] or 715-298-5053.

Source: United Way of Marathon County