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

Closed for the 4th of July Holiday

The office, food shelf and clothing store will be closed on Friday July 3rd and Saturday July 4th.

No Home Delivered Meals will be delivered on Friday July 3rd.

We will reopen with normal business hours on Monday July 6th at 9am.

Please do not leave donations outside our clothes shop donation door . This is what happens when stuff is left outside our building. So your consideration to this request is greatly appreciated!

Donation Dump

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!!

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

Clothes Shop Volunteers Needed

Are you looking for something fun to do this summer? Why not consider lending a helping had at The Clothes Shop at Winona Volunteer Services. The Clothes Shop is our biggest fundraiser for the organization and we have immediate openings for cashiers, sorters  and donation specialists. If you have fours hours a week, consider yourself energetic and are socially minded, consider volunteering with us.

Please visit our website to read the job descriptions and to access to our  online application form or call our Volunteer Coordinator, Chelsea Goldblatt at 507.452.5591.

Open cashier positions are on:

 Mondays 1 – 5

Tuesdays 9 – 1

Wednesdays 9 – 1

Fridays 9 – 1

Saturdays 10 -1


Open sorter positions are on :

 Mondays 9 – 1 and 1 – 5

Tuesdays 1 – 5

Fridays 9 – 1


Open donation specialist positions are on:

Tuesdays 9 -1 and 1 – 5

Wednesdays 9 – 1

Thursdays 9 – 1 and 1 – 5

Saturdays 10 – 1