C-3 Center

C-3 Center – Don’t Dump…DONATE.

Be part of the change and make a difference with a donation for the C-3 Center!

The United Way’s C-3 Center has received a $5,000 challenge match grant thanks to the generous support of the Otto Bremer Trust.  This is a dollar-for-dollar match opportunity for up to $5,000.  Help us raise funds by December 31, 2019 to meet/exceed our match goal!  Funds will be used to directly support operations at the C-3 Center.  Click here to donate now! 


The C-3 Center is located at 1620 Stout Road Menomonie, WI 54751.  If you are familiar with Menomonie, it is between Stepping Stones of Dunn County and the Dunn County Rec Park.

At the C-3 Center, families in need can receive furniture, bedding, housewares, hygiene items, clothing and more – free of charge.  This program is intended to make homes and their lives better by allowing individuals and families to utilize their financial resources for basic needs such as food, housing, medications, child care and more.  Whether someone is in a crisis situation or having a short term difficulty, we are here to help. 

Your donation of clean items, in good working order, can be dropped off at 1620 Stout Road in Menomonie. While we greatly appreciate your willingness to donate, please know that there are some items that we are unable to accept.  Some of these items include: electronics, sleeper sofas, tires, broken or non-working appliances and more.  For more information, please call our office at 715-231-3066.



The C-3 Center is currently open the following hours:

Donation Drop Off                                Distribution (to pick up items you need)

Mondays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.                         Tuesdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Tuesdays 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.                       Thursdays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Wednesdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Thursdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Saturdays  One Saturday a month (Call for specific date)

“Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Hope.”

Items Needed Include:


  • Couches
  • Beds
  • Lamps
  • Dressers
  • End Tables
  • Coffee Tables

Baby/Youth Items:

  • Changing Tables
  • Rocking Chairs
  • Youth Beds
  • Student Desks

Kitchen Items:

  • Table and Chairs
  • Pots and Pans
  • Utensils
  • Flatware


  • Men and Women
  • Children


Must be in working order and clean. Please call our office with any questions regarding appliances 715-231-3066.s

  • Microwaves
  • Ovens and Stoves
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Washers and Dryers
  • Small Kitchen Appliances


  • Sheets
  • Blankets
  • Comforters
  • Pillows
  • Pillow Cases
  • Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Kitchen Towels
  • Pot Holders

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United Way of Dunn County Business Office:
United Way of Dunn County
3375 Kothlow Ave., Suite 50
PO Box 3266
Menomonie, WI 54751

Phone: 715-235-3800