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

2015 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! Here is our list of scheduled quarter day sales. Hope to see you soon! 2015 QUARTER SALE DATES

Great Volunteer Opportunities Now Available

Winona Volunteer Services has immediate opening in the Clothes Shop. We are looking for cashiers and donation specialists. If you have fours hours a week, consider joining our energetic and socially minded volunteers. Please visit our website for brief job descriptions. If interested in learning more about the  position, complete the online application form and Sandra will contact you directly.

Open Cashier positions are:

Monday Afternoons from 1pm – 5pm

Friday Mornings from 9am – 1pm


Open Donation Specialist positions are:

Tuesdays from 9am – 1pm and 1pm – 5pm

Wednesdays from9am – 1pm

Thursdays from 9am – 1pm and 1pm to 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!

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!











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.

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.