WASN members meet Senator Amy Klobuchar in DC

Two members from the Winona Afghan Support Network (WASN) got the opportunity to meet with Senator Amy Klobuchar and her staff members during 'Minnesota Mornings' last week in Washington, D.C.They delivered a packet of letters, photos, and pictures from the Afghan community, talked about the importance of expediting the asylum and reunification process, and thanked …

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Look who got their Driver’s Permit!

It was a lot of long hours of studying and many months of hard work – perseverance! Thank you to all the WASN members and volunteers who helped make this possible and congrats again for getting your permit, Hailbat!

Sharon’s day

Is there anything better than a smiling 4 year old on her birthday? GRASP would like to thank everyone who helped this little pony-loving girl have a special birthday.

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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