Welcome to Winona Volunteer Services

Food ShelfWinona Volunteer Services is a non-profit service provider and advocate working to improve the quality of life in our community.

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.

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WVS News & Updates

Drive Away Hunger

Altra Federal Credit Union is  conducting Drive Away Hunger 2!  Altra will donate$10 to hunger for every car, truck, and motorcycle loan financed through Altra from October 1 through November 30th.   Members who match Altra’s $10 donation will be rewarded with a rate discount. Check with Altra for more complete details about this drive!

Walk With Ernie 5

Thank you to all the Friends of Ernie who walked and donated money in his memory. Together, you raised $555.00 for the food shelf!

Thank You Winona !

Thank you to everyone who donated during the July Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (OYH) Challenge Grant. We raised $17,192.69 during the month of July. Based on these dollars, WVS will get additional dollars from OYH as well.  Thank you Winona for all your support.

Jennifer Wood and HBCI cooking at WVS

Jennifer Wood, a nutrition consultant, is taping her Nutritious Dish segments  at Winona Volunteer Services which is being aired on HBCI. Links to previously segments are below. Bon Appetite!

http://www.hbci.com/tv25/news/a-nutritious-dish-making-fresh-pumpkin-puree/

www.hbci.com/tv25/news/a-nutritious-dish-spaghetti-squash/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DpcgF1gLoY4

http://www.hbci.com/tv25/news/a-nutritious-dish-cinnamon-bakedapples/

http://youtu.be/_ddBSm5Mpdk

http://www.hbci.com/tv25/news/a-nutritious-dish-cucumbers/

http://www.hbci.com/tv25/news/a-nutritious-dish-spring-cottage-salad/

http://www.hbci.com/tv25/news/a-nutritious-dish-rhubarb-strawberry-crunch/

http://www.hbci.com/tv25/news/a-nutritious-dish-parmesan-red-potato-recipe/

 

2014 Mettille Service Award Winner Announced

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!

Susie Koehler is presented the 2014 award by Mr. and Mrs. Benusa, our 2013 award recipients.

Susie Koehler is presented the 2014 award by Mr. and Mrs. Benusa, our 2013 award recipients.