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.
| Coalition Goals:
- 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
2013 Champions in the Fight Against Hunger
We would like to thank the following community leaders for their tremendous generosity:
* Wausau Noon Rotary Club
Together, We Get Results
Visit 2014 Celebration of Success for information about the Coalition's efforts and success.
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
Take action 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
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
||Faith in Action
||St. Florian's Church, Hatley
|First Presbyterian Church, Wausau
||The Neighbors' Place
||Marathon Cheese Corp.
||The Women's Community
|Boys and Girls Club Inc
||Marathon County UW Coop. Extension
||The Salvation Army
|Bridge Community Health Clinic
||Marathon County Health Department
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse
||Marathon County Social Services
||Wesley United Methodist Church, Wausau
|Christ the King Church, Spencer
||Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy (WIPPS)
|Community Center of Hope, Mosinee
||Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
|Covenant Community Presbyterian Church, Weston
||Zion Lutheran Church, Colby
|Edgar Circle of Joy
||North Central Community Action Program
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