BBBS7 plays a vital role in building healthy communities through youth development. Continuing the personal connection between our Bigs and Littles is more important than ever to ensure every child’s potential is ignited.
The Friends of Winona Parks is a community organization to keep some ash trees alive and reforest the parks of Winona with a devise tree population. Donations are ran through Winona Community Foundation and are tax deductible.
Front Porch Unity is a organization that provides a mentoring program to children and young adults ages 12-24 that are considered at-risk or transitioning into adulthood with opportunities for sport and professional development.
Let’s Erase The Stigma is committed to navigating individuals through the shame attached to a stigma such as criminal history, chemical dependency, bad credit, and/or a negative medical diagnosis. This organization provides services tailored to provide resources to educate, empower and encourage personal growth.
Pickwick Fire and Rescue is a non-profit volunteer Fire Department that provides fire and emergency medical services for towns of Richmond and Homer townships in rural Winona County, as well as U.S. Hwy 61 along the Mississippi River.
Planned Humanity is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. Planned Humanity seeks to ensure partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.
Project FINE is an organization that helps newcomers integrate into the community. They provide foreign language interpreters and translators as well as opportunities for education, information, referral, and empowerment for immigrants and refugees.
Ready Set School needs your help. Winona County families are facing unprecedented financial and emotional losses, and our local nonprofit is seeing the impact of this burden firsthand. Ready Set School works to ensure all eligible K-12 students in Winona County have the basic and necessary supplies and clothing for school.
River Arts Alliance supports and celebrates regional arts and culture by organizing educational programs, community events, and public art projects while promoting opportunities for artists and facilitating collaborations between organizations in the Winona region.
Southeastern Minnesota Multi-Housing and Development Authority (SEMMCHRA) enhances and strengthens communities through advocacy, collaboration and promotion of self-reliance, housing, and community development.
Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) is a coalition of community members devoted to cultivating a drug-free culture for children and teens in the Winona area. We work within our schools and the wider community to raise awareness and reduce substance abuse through education and programs.
The Winona County Primary Prevention Program aims to to stop sexual and domestic violence in Winona County using the “Spectrum of Prevention”; Support Winona County coalitions and foster networks, promote education in our communities, educate providers/professionals and promote safe organizational practices; Educate public policy and legislation makers and strengthen individual knowledge and skills.
The Winona Goodfellows Fund has been in existence for more than 100 years, providing countless Winona-area children with warm winter clothing and footwear. We currently provide between 700 and 800 vouchers each fall to income-eligible children in grades preschool through six enrolled in Winona County schools.
The WSU Foundation exists to raise funds, steward them in perpetuity, and distribute them in ways that collaboratively support the mission of the University. We recognize those who give, and we advocate for the University to the public. The WSU Foundation is the number one source of external support for the University. We achieve this by: 1) showing an abiding interest in and appreciation for WSU and all that it does. 2) cultivating special relationships with donors who give at the highest level.