February 26, 2010
Over $2000 raised by local and student artists for the Tanzanian Education Project to send school supplies to West Africa
February 22, 2010
For many, relying on government assistance programs and local food shelves are the only way to feed their families
Delaine Buhrow had no choice but to ask for food.
She had just gotten pregnant, and neither she nor her boyfriend had a job – it was the Winona Food Shelf that saved their lives.
January 28, 2010
The Winona County Habitat for Humanity invite the community to participate in the first Women Build project for the area
In the United States alone, 12 million children, one out of every six, live in poverty. In an effort to change this startling statistic, Woman Build, a program established by Habitat for Humanity and Nationally, has called women to action. Women and men are encouraged to build homes for families in need. The program, since the first unofficial Women Build project in North Carolina, has been in existence since 1991.
January 18, 2010
Pre-Frozen River Film Festival viewing of "The Age of Stupid" incites discussion
“Happiness is not the latest gadget.” According to one Hurricane Katrina survivor, technology is not the solution to a better life.
The underlying theme in the film “The Age of Stupid” focused on the pitfalls of humanity, a screening brought to Saint Mary’s University for a pre-Frozen River Film Festival Jan. 13.