WINONA, Minn. (KTTC)– Repaying is something every person attempts to do, however Winona Angels creator Alycia Lockwood has actually done much more.
Lockwood established Winona Angels in 2017 and also begun by funding 40 households, ever since Winona Angels has actually assisted numerous households. This year Winona Angels has actually funded greater than 200 households, however there are still about 20 households looking for assistance.
Although they’re called Winona Angels, Lockwood claims they want to aid anywhere.
Environment for Humankind and also Make a Desire assisted Lockwood’s household; since, he has actually made it his life’s goal to aid others.
” I will certainly remain to aid as lots of people as I can. Some individuals have no food, some have absolutely nothing to provide their youngsters and also they require it. I do not specify a family members, I simply do not care regarding you or your grandparents, we still have households, I have like 20 or two households to fund today and also you’re actually assisting individuals,” Lockwood claimed.
Households look for assistance by sending out Winona Angels an application specifying what they require and also why they require assistance. From there, Winona Angels articles their listings to the Facebook area in hopes that it can aid other individuals fund these households.
” We required assistance in 2014 due to the fact that he’s having a difficult time earning a living at Xmas time,” claimed Winona Angels receiver Danny Lund. “Equally aids, without it we would certainly have had a couple of presents under the tree however Winona Angels and also my 12-year-old still obtain aid today, so she still checks out guides she was provided in 2014. “
While several households remain in requirement throughout the holiday, Lockwood claims he’s constantly happy to aid.
” If you involve me in July and also state, hey, I require a child seat, I’ll discover a means to obtain you a child seat,” Lockwood claimed.
He additionally obtained assistance from firms like Winona Angels, Fastenal, Culvers, Winona Sandwich Firm and also much more.
Beth Wiant aids Lockwood discover enrollers for households in requirement.
Lockwood claims he’s thankful to every person that made the Winona Angels feasible. Click to learn more on just how to fund a family members this period here.
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