Winona Volunteer Services is accepting applications for a Community Connector. This is a full-time position that serves Winona County clients through community-based care coordination strategies outlined in the Pathways Community HUB model. This position will work to improve health outcomes for targeted populations who are food insecure, homeless and/or requiring support for unmet mental health […]
The Annual MN FoodShare March Campaign starts March 1 through April 11th
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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
Please accept the 2021 Food Shelf Challenge from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless and Winona Volunteer Services this July. You can make a difference for hungry seniors and families in our community by making a financial contribution during the month of July. The more cash donations we receive, the larger our food […]
The Clothes Shop at Winona Volunteer Services will be closed on Saturday July 3 and Monday July 5. The Office and Food Shelf will be closed on Monday July 5. Have a safe and spectacular 4th of July Holiday!
Winona Volunteer Services hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in partnership with Winona Health on Tuesday June 29,2021. A special THANK YOU to the Winona Health Team for this community outreach which helped eleven people get their first vaccine today. The second Pfizer Vaccine dose will be distributed on Tuesday July 20th, 2021 from 10am – […]
The results are in from the 2019 Statewide Food Shelf Surveys on behalf of SuperShelf, Minnesota Department of Human Services, and Hunger Solutions MN. Winona Volunteer Services participated in the survey which contains voices from over 5,500 food shelf clients in 220 food shelves across the state of Minnesota. Visit https://www.supershelfmn.org/minnesota-statewide-survey to view. And here’s […]
In recognition of National Volunteer Week, Winona Volunteer Services sends this heartfelt THANK YOU to all our dedicated volunteers. The key to our longevity rests with our volunteers who so graciously give us their time and talent. Food Shelf volunteers donated 4,328 hours processing and distributing 524,630 pounds of food to Winona residents last year […]
Here is another wonderful partnership and fundraising opportunity with my friends at Café Congo. Thanks to Steve Bachler, Blake Darst recorded Patina, the talented local Irish band, who performed an hour-long concert of traditional, contemporary Celtic, and original tunes in the aisles of the Food Shelf store on 2nd Street! They played it forward […]
Winona Food Drop Truck To Trunk Fastenal and Winona Volunteer Services are collaborating on a drive-through distribution of approximately 1200 FREE food boxes to our community residents. These boxes contain produce, dairy and protein. This is “Round Five” of the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) Farmers to Families Food Boxes. The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing […]