Working Together to research, identify,
implement, and promote long-term sustainable
solutions to hunger in Marathon County.
Improve food security in Marathon County - ensure households in need of food assistance have consistent, dependable access to enough nutritious food for active, healthy living.
- Nourish people in need of food assistance
- Improve access to nutritious foods
- Increase the community's awareness of the root causes of food insecurity
- Communicate the commitment to healthy food choices and good nutrition
- Increase the number of volunteer hours dedicated to fighting food insecurity
Together, We Get Results
Visit 2013 Celebration of Success for information about the Coalition's efforts and success.
2013 CommUnity Fest
You're a Leader!
Join Us - Become a Partner, Be Part of the Solution
We invite you to join the Marathon County Hunger Coalition. Please contact JoAnn Janikowski, United Way of Marathon County, to learn how you can actively support efforts to improve food security in our community.
Phone: (715) 298-5715
Opportunities to Fight Hunger in Marathon County
Donate to United Way of Marathon County - Marathon County Hunger Coalition on-line or by sending a check to MCHC, United Way of Marathon County, 705 S. 24th Avenue, Suite 400B, Wausau, WI 54401
- Coordinate a food drive and ask donors to choose items from the best foods to donate list
2013 Champions in the Fight Against Hunger
We would like to thank the following community leaders for their tremendous generosity.
* Wausau Noon Rotary Club
Food Security Challenges
Visit United Way's, Goal: Improve Food Security in Marathon County webpage for national, state and county food security data.
2013 - 2014 Coalition Partners
|AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
||Marathon Cheese Corp.
||St. Florian's Church, Hatley
|Marathon County UW Coop. Extension
||The Neighbors' Place
|Boys and Girls Club Inc
||Marathon County Health Department
||The Women's Community
|Bridge Community Health Clinic
||Marathon County Social Services
||The Salvation Army
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse
|Community Center of Hope, Mosinee
||Wesley United Methodist Church, Wausau
|Covenant Community Presbyterian Church, Schofield
||Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy (WIPPS)
|Edgar Circle of Joy
||North Central Community Action Program
||Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
|Faith in Action
||Christ the King Church, Spencer
||Zion Lutheran Church, Colby
|First Presbyterian Church, Wausau