We invite you to be part of the change by making an investment in United Way! When you select a program code below, United Way will direct your dollars accordingly.
Thank you. Your investment is what it means to LIVE UNITED.
United Way’s Coalition Work: United Way brings people and organizations together who have passion, expertise and resources to get things done. When we take a lead role in establishing common goals and collective action we make real change happen and improve lives in our community.
Marathon County Hunger Coalition – 1312
Marathon County Early Years Coalition - 1314
Partnership for Youth – 1319
Housing and Homelessness Coalition – 1315
United Way’s Special Projects: Developed to address gaps in needed services in the community, these projects are largely volunteer led and funded through grants and fundraising.
Career Closet – 1316
Rebecca’s Closet – 1320
Ready to Read - 1317
United Way’s Critical Connections: United Way core services help strengthen community by connecting people to needed services and volunteer opportunities.
United Way's 211 – 1311
United Way RSVP – 1318
United Way Volunteer Connection – 1313
2021 Funded Partner Programs:
Improve school readiness
Good Start Grants - 1062 by Childcaring
Group-Based Parent Education - 1071 by Children's Hospital of WI Community Services
LENA Start Marathon County - 1211 by LENA Foundation
Start Right Healthy Families - 1078 by Children's Hospital of WI Community Service
Triple P - 1079 by Children's Hospital of WI Community Services
Improve youth academic performance and career readiness
Academic Success, Career Readiness, Good Character & Leadership - 1324 by Boys and Girls Club of the Wausau Area
Reaching Out - 1042 by Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes
Scouting Outreach - 1203 by Boy Scouts
Spencer Kids Group Youth Center - 1331 by Spencer Kids Group
Youth Mentoring - 1031 by Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Wisconsin (BBBSNCW
Improve food security and increase safe & affordable housing
ARCW Food Pantry Program - 1091 by AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin
Beyond Shelter - 1604 by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse
Emergency Food Assistance Fund (EFAF) - 1503 by North Central Community Action Program (Collaborative)
Emergency Housing Assistance Fund (EHAF) - 1501 by North Central Community Action Program (Collaborative)
Meal Program - 1193 by The Salvation Army
Transitional Living Center - 1194 by The Salvation Army – Wausau Corps
Transitional Living Program - 1281 by The Women’s Community, Inc.
Wausau Warming Center - 1602 by Catholic Charities
Increase skills to improve financial stability
Pathway of HOPE (POH) - 1195 by The Salvation Army
Project Step Up - 1603 by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse
Wheels to Work - 1401 by Wisconsin Automotive & Truck Education Association
Improve mental health
Child and Family Counseling Program - 1076 by Children’s Hospital of WI Community Services
Childhood Trauma Counseling - 1223 by Peaceful Solutions Counseling
Community Corner Clubhouse - 1232 by North Central Health Foundation
Marathon County School-based Counseling Consortium - 1251 by Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin (fiscal agent)
Mental Health Counseling - 1226 by Peaceful Solutions Counseling
Providers and Teens Communicating for Health (PATCH) in Central Wisconsin - 1241 by Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health (fiscal agent)
Reduce alcohol and drug abuse
Hope House - 1231 by North Central Health Foundation
Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment - 1224 by Peaceful Solutions Counseling
The CHOICES Program - 1225 by Peaceful Solutions Counseling, Inc.
Decrease relationship violence and sexual assault
Domestic Abuse Victim Services - 1282 by The Women’s Community, Inc.
Domestic Violence Intervention Project (DVIP) - 1341 by Wisconsin Judicare Inc.
Marathon County Visitation Center - 1077 by Children’s Hospital of WI Community Services
Sexual Assault Victim Services - 1283 by The Women’s Community, Inc.
The Mentoring & Aftercare Program - 1222 by Peaceful Solutions Counseling, Inc.
The S.A.F.E. Program (Stopping Abuse For Everyone) - 1221 by Peaceful Solutions Counseling, Inc.
Improve seniors’ ability to live independently
Mobile Meals - 1141 by Wausau Area Mobile Meals
Support for Seniors - 1051 by Faith in Action of Marathon County
For information on the grant amounts for the current year, please visit our Financials page.