Free checkups at the warming center by Chris Rogers January 22, 2018 A stethoscope dangled from Anna Bollis’ neck. Her classmates hung an eye chart from the wall. Meghan Erickson and Hannah Peterson strategized, trying to anticipate patients’ needs and how they could best respond. These Winona State University (WSU) seniors are part of [...]
by LAURA HAYES In late September, a group of volunteers gathered in the basement of Community Bible Church to help prepare the Winona Community Warming Center (WCWC) to open in the beginning of November. One of the volunteers discovered mold in the bedroom where guests stayed. “As soon as we saw it, we said [...]
In solidarity with those impacted by current hurricanes and natural disasters across our nation, we ask our brothers and sisters of all faith traditions to support the efforts of catholiccharitiesusa.org as they provide help and create hope for those dealing with this catastrophic disaster. We hold those experiencing recent devastation close to our hearts [...]
New Ulm, Living Well With Chronic Conditions – FREE workshop begins March 28, 2017. Registration now open.
DO YOU LIVE WITH ONGOING HEALTH CONCERNS? Free workshop offered in Winona can help! Living Well with Chronic Conditions Chronic diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease are among the most common of all health problems in the U.S. Having a chronic condition can make life a challenge but you can learn to live [...]
Published in the Winona Daily News, January 28, 2017 By Kyle Farris Daily News People of modest means will once again be able to have their taxes prepared by local experts — and at no cost. Winona’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program had for years been affiliated with the United Way of Greater Winona, [...]
Catholic Schools Week at St. Francis of Assisi School-Rochester MN Catholic Schools Week festivities culminated with St. Francis students answering the call to be the “Arms of Christ” in the community. Over 400 students created welcome baskets for refugee children arriving through Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Program. Mary Alessio, Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Director presented [...]
Mary Alessio has been named the first Director of Advancement for Catholic Charities. Alessio’s name has been synonymous with refugee care for the last ten years in the Rochester community. She has worked with community leaders, business owners, schools and various faith-based organizations for the betterment of both refugees and the community. Alessio states that [...]