Host a Drive from Connexus Care

Hosting a collection drive is a great way to support our mission and raise awareness around food insecurity and diaper need locally. Your involvement ensures we can get more food and basic need items into the homes and hands of our most vulnerable neighbors. Thank you for your partnership in fighting hunger and diaper need here in Marathon County!


A little planning goes a long way!

We have compiled a drive toolbox with helpful tips and resources to ensure your drive is a success.


Decide what kind of drive your would like to hold.


Determine dates.


Contact our Community Engagement Manager.


Promote your drive! Print and post flyers. Engage your community on social media. Don’t forget to tag us!


Collect donations.


Deliver donations to The Neighbors’ Place.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you do not have access to your own bins or boxes, you can reach out to our Warehouse Manager to request boxes for your drive.

No, all food must be unopened.

We reserve all pop top canned goods for any of our guests who are currently experiencing homelessness as well as convenience foods which do not require much preparation.

We ask that you deliver donations to our warehouse located at 360 Grand Avenue in Wausau.If you need assistance transporting your donations, please contact us in advance to schedule a time for our truck to pick up.