2023 …independence

Our first GRASP family has their work permits. With their ability to work, they have been able to move into their own house. They have also had their first taste of doing their own income taxes!! We are proud of them and are excited for their future!

Changing Seasons

Changing Seasons As summer comes to an end and autumn begins, WASN has embraced the changing of the seasons by welcoming thirteen additional Afghan newcomers into the Winona community. The Khostai family (with the addition of baby Zia Ullah) returned to Winona in the beginning of August and once again is calling the Huff Street house their …

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Inside Fort Mccoy

Alan Leonhardt of Winona spent three weeks volunteering at Fort McCoy and shares a few special moments below. “Almost everyone was so grateful to be safe. One man said it was like living in a dream. I said I hoped it was a good dream. He smiled and said, “Yes, the American dream!”Most were anxious to start …

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