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

Winona CROP Hunger Walk

Winona Volunteer Services is pleased to announce that they have received their share of the 2014 Winona CROP Hunger Walk totaling $1,105.51!


Winona Crop Hunger Walk

Pictured from left to right are members of the 2015 Winona Crop Hunger Walk Committee: Pat Haessig, Barbara Beeman, Jerry Haessig, Jan Olson, Judy Inman and Sandra Burke. Not pictured are Dorothy Gilbertson and Chelsea Goldblatt. This year’s Winona Crop Hunger Walk will start at First Congregational Church on Sunday September 20th, 2015 at 1pm and end at St. Mary’s Church. Money raised during this event supports Church World Service work while up to 25% of the money is designated to support the Winona Supplemental Food Shelf. To learn more visit www.cropwalk.org or call our local contact at 507.454.6868.


Fun in The Clothes Shop

Fun in the clothes shop


If you would like to join our team of fun and energetic volunteers……please know we have the following openings:

Clothes Shop:


Tuesday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Friday 9:00am-1:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm


Monday: 9:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Friday 9:00am-1:00pm 

Donation Specialist:

Monday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Thursday 9:00am-1:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Friday 9:00am-1:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm


Food Shelf:

Food Shelf Floor Assistant:

Monday 9:00am-1:00pm

Thursday 3:00pm-6:00pm



Minnesota Food Share March Campaign

Thank you Winona for helping us have a successful March FoodShare Campaign. With your help we raised 20,214 pounds of food and $36,542! Way to go Winona!!

Upcoming Quarter Sale Dates

On the 25th day of every month, excluding Sundays and Holidays, all items in The Clothes Shop are just twenty-five cents each!

Our final three quarter sale dates are:

  • Saturday July 25th from 9am – 1pm
  • Tuesday August 25th from 9am – 5pm
  • Friday September 25th from 9am – 5pm

Get Moving! Eat Smart ▪ Be Active

Start your New Year off right!

Are you looking for motivation to be physically active? Whatever your fitness level is, regardless of your physical limitations, there is room to increase your activity level. For six weeks beginning January 15th let us help you enjoy the benefits of increased activity. Nadine Bayer and Deb McClellan will introduce ways to move, gain strength, balance, and have fun while doing it. You’ll learn how to get moving even when you don’t feel like it.

Call to reserve your spot in this fun and energizing class, 507.452.5591

Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing!

WVS celebrates 40 years

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.