365 Small Business United

We all benefit when parents have access to affordable childcare, families are stable and secure, and our community has access to the resources needed for healthy lives. Your business will also benefit as we work to create a better-prepared workforce and a stronger economy.

Together, we can reach our goal of lifting 10,000 community members to financial stability by 2033.

Small business. Big impact.

The 365 Small Business Circle is a group of local small business owners who are committed to investing in ongoing, impactful and meaningful work of United Way of Marathon County. We've created an easy and affordable way for small businesses to make a lasting impact in their community. Being a member of the 365 Small Business Circle aligns your business with United Way and our long history of bringing people together around the issues that matter most.

 How to join:                      365 Sign Up Form 2

For an annual gift of $365, or one dollar per day, businesses can become members of the 365 Small Business Circle.

Members can contribute through a direct owner contribution, challenge staff or customers to pitch in to raise $365 or host a fundraising event, such as an in-store benefit or sales promotion with proceeds benefitting United Way of Marathon County. To qualify as a small business, you must have 25 or less full-time employees.

Member Benefits

  • 365 Small Business Circle decal.
  • Link to your business included on UWMC website.
  • Listing in UWMC's annual report.
  • Yearly recognition of your business on social media.
  • Provide volunteer opportunities for your employees.
  • Boost your business as a philanthropic leader in Marathon County.
  • Investment in community solutions.
  • Opportunities for new business.
  • Bring new talent to your workforce through community support recognition.


To complete your membership, please send a check to:

United Way of Marathon County
705 S. 24th Ave, Suite 400B
Wausau WI 54401


You can finish your membership sign-up via credit card using the button below! 

a button that reads "Donate online"



The stats on charitable small businesses

According to data from SCORE.org, an organization that promotes small business education and growth, charitable small businesses typically see the following:

  • 77% of employees from charitable small businesses report general well-being.
  • 93% of employees who give back through volunteerism express contentedness with their employers.
  • 85% of small business patrons say they have a more positive view of charitable small businesses.

The Business Circle

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For more information, please contact our Director of Resource Development, Amanda Flannery via email: aflannery@unitedwaymc.org