Congratulations Sister Marilyn Lacey – Opus Prize 2017 Winner!

Congratulations Sister Marilyn Lacey – Opus Prize 2017 Winner! Congratulations to Sister Marilyn Lacey, who won the 2017 Opus Prize last week at the annual Opus Prize event, held this year at Regis University! From the Regis University website: “Lacey founded Mercy Beyond Borders in 2008 to bring dignity to women and girls in South Sudan […]

Loading 5 Containers with Supplies for Bolivia – August 2017

Loading 5 Containers with Supplies for Bolivia – August 2017 Over the past few days, Mano a Mano volunteers loaded 5 40-ft. containers with donated medical and school supplies at our St. Paul, Minnesota warehouse. This week, these supplies will start their journey to Bolivia, where they will be distributed to people and organizations in […]

Mano a Mano Receives 4th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Mano a Mano Receives 4th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator We are happy to report that Mano a Mano received a 4-Star (out of 4 stars) Rating from Charity Navigator for the 4th consecutive year! Only 12% of charities reviewed have received at least 4 consecutive 4-star evaluations. You can learn more on Mano […]

15 Photos from Mano a Mano’s 8th Annual Festival on July 23, 2017

15 Photos from Mano a Mano’s 8th Annual Festival on July 23, 2017 On Sunday, July 23rd, Mano a Mano hosted our 8th annual festival – held for the first time at our office/warehouse in Saint Paul, Minnesota. We were excited to be able to show people firsthand how Minnesota surplus supplies transform lives in […]

7 Events, 7 Successful Projects

7 Events, 7 Successful Projects Mano a Mano has hosted 7 annual celebration events, with our 8th event on Sunday, July 23 at Mano a Mano’s office/warehouse in St. Paul, Minnesota. Each year we have a selected project to support with proceeds from the event, and each year we have met our goal to be […]

A Look Back At What We Did in 2016 – Mano a Mano 2016 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2016 – Mano a Mano 2016 Annual Report Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is our community-based partnership model – bringing many people together to accomplish things that none of us could do on our own. Every activity, every project new or old, every event, depends on the dedication & […]

Building the Levee Wall for the Maldonado Water Reservoir

Building the Levee Wall for the Maldonado Water Reservoir The work of removing unwanted soil – in the area where the levee wall will be built for this reservoir – has been cleared and dug out/in about 4-5 meters deep along the whole way of the levee. When completed, this project will make it possible […]

Thanks Pizza Pack Volunteers!

Thanks Pizza Pack Volunteers! Last night we had an open volunteer time to sort supplies at Mano a Mano; thanks to everyone that helped out! (For a schedule of upcoming events & activities like this one, check out our events calendar here.) From our Volunteer Warehouse Manager Ray: “A shout out this evening to all […]

Mano a Mano Riding on the Wells Fargo Stagecoach at St. Paul’s Cinco de Mayo Parade

Mano a Mano Riding on the Wells Fargo Stagecoach at St. Paul’s Cinco de Mayo Parade Mano a Mano was happy to participate in the St. Paul Cinco de Mayo Parade last Saturday morning riding on the Wells Fargo Stagecoach! Special thanks to Wells Fargo employee Maricella Herrera and the Wells Fargo Latin Connection MN Chapter for […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Richard and Susan Eyre

Volunteer Spotlight: Richard and Susan Eyre By their description, Richard and Susan Eyre are “retirement wannabes,” who haven’t quite gotten there yet. The Woodstock, Illinois couple run a dwarf conifer nursery, Rich’s Foxwillow Pines Nursery, and manage rental property that they own. But Richard’s stint as a 1960s Peace Corps volunteer set the stage for the couple’s […]