Lend a hand. Touch a life. Volunteer to create lasting change in our community. Mobilizing volunteers is a core service of United Way through United Way Volunteer Connection and United Way RSVP.
We’re here to help individuals, schools and businesses help others. Whether you have a few hours a month, or one day a year, we can help you find a volunteer opportunity that matches your skills and interests.
If you are interested in volunteering at United Way of Marathon County, there are many ways to get involved. Interested in learning more about needs in the community and how funding decisions are made? Become an Impact Team member. Enjoy answering phones, doing data entry or answering calls? Volunteer at our front desk or at United Way’s 211. Fundraising your thing? Help with events or during a company campaign. You can learn more about these opportunities by contacting Krista Mischo.
United Way Volunteer Connection connects you to volunteer needs or in-kind donation needs at dozens of organizations across the community. Call, email, or use our FREE online searchable database.
Check out our 2019 Volunteer Connection Annual Report.
Local agencies can list their volunteer or donation needs in the database free of charge. Go to Volunteer Connection
RSVP matches persons 55+ to volunteer needs in Marathon County. It doesn’t matter where you live, there are volunteer opportunities available to you, and our staff helps match your skills and interests with opportunities to serve. You can mentor youth, provide transportation or deliver meals, to name just a few. Learn more.
Bundles of Joy is a United Way project that distributes diapers and infant formula to families in crisis through partners in the community that work with struggling families. Learn more.
Make a Difference Day
Make a Difference Day is a national day of doing good. In Marathon County, that means raking leaves for elderly and disabled residents who can no longer do this annual chore themselves. Learn more.
The Workplace Volunteer Council promotes activities which increase employee volunteerism. New companies are welcome to join at any time. Their signature projects include Fill A Backpack Fill A Need, Bare Necessities and Back to Basics. Learn more.