Winona State University recognizes and honors Winona Volunteer Services as an engaged community partner who has worked closely with faculty to develop the capacity of the university to benefit the community and to enhance student learning and scholarship.
Welcome to Winona Volunteer Services
With a caring network of dedicated volunteers and partners, we secure and distribute food, clothing, information, referrals, and emergency assistance in a respectful and dignified manner to people in need.
WVS News & Updates
We raised $30,612.29 and collected 19,234 pounds of food! Thank you Winona!
Susie Koehler was recognized as the 2014 Mettille Service Award winner at the Winona Volunteer Services Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Tuesday April 8th. Congratulations Susie for going above and beyond!
Starting in Janaury we are hosting free monthly classes to improve your health and finances. Please see the List of 2014 Classes offered and sign up now.
- Clothes Shop Cashier open shifts on Monday morning, Tuesday morning and Tuesday afternoon
- Clothes Shop Donation Specialist open shift on Tuesday morning and Thursday morning and afternoon
- Home Delivered Meal Driver
- Food Shelf Clerk
To apply for a volunteer position please apply on-line or call Maddie at 452.5591 ext. 14 for more information on how to become involved in your community.
Watch the video of our feature on Channel 25:
If you are a part of this history,( volunteer, board member, client or vendor ), please contact Sandra at 507.452.5591 and share your memories about how things were when you were here.
1st Your food donations are placed directly in the food shelf for immediate use by area families. In 2013, we distributed 447,063 pounds of food to an average of 906 households per month.
2nd Cash donations help the food shelf buy food from the Channel One Food Bank at considerable savings. With your dollar donations we purchased 195,162 pounds of food last year.
3rd March is the only time of year that your food and cash donations can leverage additional dollars for the food shelf!! The more we collect, the larger our Incentive Allocation is from Minnesota Food Share and the Alan Feinstein Foundation of Rhode Island.
4th You can donate without leaving home during the Sugar Loaf District Boy Scout Food Drive on Saturday, March 22nd. Boy Scouts will come directly to your neighborhood and pick up your food donation.
5th The food shelf exists because of your generosity. By contributing to the food shelf during the March campaign, you become our hero fighting hunger.
Every month, on the 25th day of the month, everything in The Clothes Shop will sell for twenty-five cents! Come down and stock up on items for only 25 cents.
View the Quarter Sale Dates and plan to visit us soon.