Wausau Community Warming Center

wwcCatholic Charities operates the warming center and works with United Way and other community organizations to ensure success. The Community Warming Center is an action step of the Wausau Housing and Homelessness Coalition, an initiative of United Way that exists to collaboratively raise community awareness to end homelessness by maximizing and strengthening existing resources, developing new, relevant solutions and creating a seamless delivery of services to end homelessness in Marathon County.

  • Provides a clean, warm and safe environment for up to 25 adult men and women
  • Accepts and encourages guests’ ambitions or hopes
  • Provides a nightly hot meal to our guests
  • Ensures each guest’s personal dignity, safety and respect

Guest Needs for Spring
We appreciate your support given to the Warming Center and our guests! Donations can be dropped off at 540 S 3rd Avenue in Wausau. Please remember monetary donations are vital to keep our Warming Center open. Make a monetary donation today!

Fruit, Pudding & Jello Cups Odor Eaters and Foot Powder or Spray
Granola Bars & Individually Wrapped Snacks Large Backpacks
Sugar, Creamer, Coffee & Stir Sticks 13, 22, & 33 Gallon Size Garbage Bags
Cheese Slices & String Cheese Men’s Underwear – Size Medium & Large
Sandwich Meat Cleaning Supplies – Bleach, Mr. Clean, Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Bus Tokens


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