Marathon County Volunteering: Week of August 23rd


Response to COVID-19. For safety guidelines, see the United Way of Marathon County website and the Volunteer Connection section at Please follow all recommendations from the federal government, the Center for Disease Control, and the Marathon County Health Department.

Establishing contact and building relationships: American Red Cross. The Red Cross is looking for people with leadership and relationship skills. An ideal candidate has a deep understanding of his or her fellowship and can assist the chapter board in building capacity and ensuring that the fellowship can respond to any emergency. The title of this position is called Community Volunteer Leader. Contact Lee at [email protected] for more information.

Disinfection and replenishment of health equipment: good news project. Every week, health equipment disinfection and replenishment volunteers are required to help with the return of the donated medical equipment. Items need to be disinfected and reassembled, and inventory coordination is required to meet ongoing customer needs. We try to help volunteers find a 2-3 hour shift that works during our regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 9-4am. Good News Project requires a COVID-19 vaccination card from all volunteers, interns and staff. Contact 715-843-5985 or [email protected]

Kitchen Help. The Salvation Army. Help prepare and cook lunch, and help tidy up and prepare the next day’s meal. Volunteers one to five days a week. Contact 715-370-3431 or [email protected]

More possibilities! Visit the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at to find opportunities for YOU to fill out!

In Donations in kind required

Furniture Required: North Central Health Care. Looking for two new or used dressers. Contact 715-848-4450 or [email protected]

Pillows, bed linen and towels needed: The women’s community. The women’s community is looking for new or little-used pillows, full sheet sets, towel sets and washcloths. Donations can be made at MF between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm on Hilltop Ave. 3220 in Wausau. Contact Allie at [email protected] or 715-842-5663 if you would like to donate.

Source: United Way of Marathon County

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