Big thanks to First Congregational Church in Winona! They held a school supplies drive in January/February and collected 52 notebooks, 47 folders, 17 backpacks, 31 erasers, 54 glue sticks, 4 bottles of glue, 3 packs of pencils, 13 scissors, 2 packs of pens, 2 journals, and 15 boxes of crayons. Our shelves are once again fully stocked! Pictured are (Left to right): Linda Knecht,
Ready Set Haircut at Cambridge Hair Studio on Saturday April 8 was a huge success! Jessica Madsen (left) presented us with a generous donation check for $335!
Ready Set Root Beer on April 5 was a great event! Big thanks to Lakeview Drive Inn for their generous donation check of $240! Pictured are Tim and John Glowczewski of Lakeview Drive Inn, Sunny Darst holding check, and Jessi Darst of Ready Set School.
Head downtown for great food, great shopping, and a really great cause! ● 10% of day’s proceeds donated from Yarnology, Blooming GroundsDowntown, Winona Bread and Bagel, Sammy’s Pizza & Restaurant, Nate & Ally’s Frozen Treat Creations, and Beno’s Deli. ● 10% of proceeds from all Dansko Shoes sold at Baker Shoes will be donated. ● 10% of proceeds from all greeting cards sold at
Our silent auction is up and running! Come bid on these items all this week during normal lobby hours. Bid winners will be contacted Saturday. Items include Acoustic Cafe, Beno’s Deli, Erbert & Gerbert’s, Heart’s Desire, Midtown Foods, Nola’s Flowers LLC, Pet Medical Center of Winona, Minnesota, and Toppers Pizza.
Look who got a bean jar at the Co-op! For every reusable bag you have with you at check out, you get one bean to put in the jar of your choice – which translates into cash at the end of the year! Thanks, BCC!!
Catch us on HBC or watch the link online! WAPS Interim Superintendent Kelly Halvorson talks with Ready Set School Director Jessi Darst, and Key Kids Coordinator Sue McNally.
Ready Set School is a non-profit organization that helps K-12 students in Winona County get the supplies they need to succeed in the classroom. All donations received go directly to families in need. This year’s Ready Set School fundraising campaign runs March 31 through May 31. Donations may be made in the following ways: Mail your donation to: Ready Set School, 317 Market Street,
One lovely couple stopped by our office with five boxes of glue, over 200 hundred bottles! It’s generous donations like this that help us continue to help local kids.
Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Today, March 16, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Ready Set School-Winona County Inc. Get started at smile.amazon.com/ch/74-3151716.