United Way Volunteer Opportunities

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RSVP Community Coffee at Monk Botanical Gardens.  You and your friends are invited to the RSVP Coffee hour on Wednesday, June 5 from 9:30 am -10:30 am at Monk Gardens (1800 N 1st Ave, Wausau). You will learn about how you can volunteer there. Contact Susan at 715-298-5721 or skrolow@unitedwaymc.org if you plan to attend.

Volunteer Ombudsman Opportunities. The State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long-term Care is looking for compassionate volunteers to spend 2-3 hours a week at a local nursing home, in Marathon County, visiting with the residents. Be an advocate, as you voice any concerns that the resident may have. Orientation and training is provided, as well as flexible schedules. Contact Mary at 1-800-815-0015 or Mary.Lemay@Wisconsin.gov.

Do you Enjoy Spending Time with Children? Childcare at the Wausau library on Wednesdays from 11:45am-1:15pm will provide parents in the Lena Start program to be fully engaged while their children are busy with their own activities. Contact Emily for more information at 715 848-1457 or enowicki@chw.org.

Join a Fundraising Event Committee. The Women’s Community appreciates help in planning events, soliciting sponsors and auction item donations and more!  If you are interested in joining a fundraising event committee for the upcoming Art of Healing event (Sept. 25), please contact Jane at jane@womenscommunity.org.

Aspirus Gift Shop. Help find the perfect gift for guests shopping for patients or others at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Various shifts available. Contact Shirley at 715-847-2848 or Shirley.Iczkowski@aspirus.org.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Patriotic Quilts and Pillowcases Needed for Veterans. Red, white & blue quilts for veterans and decorative pillowcases for hospice patients are always appreciated by Aseracare's patients and families. Call Shirley Bungert at 715-355-4797 for more information.

Plastic Shopping Bags for Food Pantry Needed. Instead of throwing your plastic shopping bags away, donate them to The Neighbors' Place food pantry. Drop off at 745 Scott St. Wausau, or contact Mallory at 715-845-1966.

Garden Supplies. Donated garden tools, supplies, bins, barrels, lumber for raised bed construction, etc. are appreciated for Gaining Ground Gardens, which supports therapeutic horticulture programs for current and former jail inmates and their families.  Contact Brianna at 715-261-1241 or brianna.wright@ces.uwex.edu.


Volunteer Connection and RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) are services that United Way uses to match volunteers or in-kind donated items with agencies in need. Visit www.UnitedWayMC.org or dial United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline for more information.

NTC Fitness Room Now Open to Students

treadmillThe NTC Fitness Center, located in CHS 3007, is now available for NTC students to use. 

Students interested in using the Fitness Center are required to stop by The Den to complete a liability waiver first. 

The NTC Fitness Center includes four Precor treadmills, one Precor Total Body Elliptical and kettlebells.  Recently, two Peloton bikes have been added through which users can access live or archived group fitness classes.  Students may use the fitness center any time during NTC operational hours. If you have any questions, contact Matt Chitwood in The Den or at chitwood@ntc.edu.

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