You’re Invited – Volunteer Picnic this Saturday (and Container Loading Sept 10-12)

You’re Invited: Volunteer Appreciation Get-Together – September 12, Noon-3p

Immediately after we wrap up our container loading (more information below), we will be having a volunteer appreciation picnic at the Mano a Mano office/warehouse, as a thanks for everyone that contributes to Mano a Mano and helps make our work successful. Whether you are a long-time volunteer or donor, or you’re interested in becoming involved in the future, you are welcome to stop by!

There will be free pizza, courtesy of Darrold Glanville from Sunrise Flour Mill and his mobile wood-fired pizza oven. Hope to see you there!

  • WHAT - Mano a Mano Volunteer Appreciation Get-Together
  • WHERE - 925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104 (map available here)
  • WHEN - 12pm—3:00pm on Saturday, September 12th, 2015
  • BRING – Side dish, drink, or dessert to share (completely optional)

We Need Volunteers to Help Load Supplies September 10-12

Mano a Mano's surplus program has shipped more than 3.5 million pounds from Minnesota to Bolivia since 1994.

Mano a Mano’s surplus program has shipped more than 3.5 million pounds from Minnesota to Bolivia since 1994.

We are planning to ship around 80,000-100,000 pounds of surplus supplies that have been donated and collected at our St. Paul warehouse, for shipment and distribution in Bolivia, on Thursday-Saturday, Sept 10-12. Learn more about our surplus program and why it’s so important.

We are looking for volunteers at any of the following times:

  • WHAT – sorting and loading 4 40-foot containers with surplus supplies
  • WHERE - 925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104 (map available here)
  • WHEN:
    • Thursday, September 10, 1p-5p
    • Friday, September 11, 9a-noon and 1p-5p
    • Saturday, September 12, 9a-noon

If you plan on coming, please RSVP with Carmen Paredes Dockry: carmen@manoamano.org

Make a Donation to Support the Container Shipment

Wan’t to help out but can’t make it to volunteer? You can donate in the form below (or go to the full donate page link on Razoo here) to help support the costs involved with shipping.

We are already about 75% of the way to our goal and we need your help to get there! Every dollar donated ships about $15 worth of supplies.



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One Response to “You’re Invited – Volunteer Picnic this Saturday (and Container Loading Sept 10-12)”

  1. Ray Spack says:

    I will be there to help pack on Thursday and Friday. Dianne and I will attend the picnic on Saturday.

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