Thank You HERO Fargo for the Community Partner Award!

Thank You HERO Fargo for the Community Partner Award! On Friday night, at their 14th annual HERO Bash, HERO Fargo (HERO stands for Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization) recognized Mano a Mano as its Community Partner of the Year! We are very grateful to be honored by HERO, which has been a great partnership for years. Exchanging […]

Truckload of Donated Medical Supplies from Milwaukee

Truckload of Donated Medical Supplies from Milwaukee On Tuesday, March 27th Mano a Mano Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez and Volunteer Warehouse Manager Ray Wiedmeyer flew to Milwaukee and filled a Uhaul truck with donated medical supplies to bring back to our St. Paul warehouse. Thanks to Stradis Healthcare and the Wagner Foundation for making this donation possible! These […]

5 Containers of Supplies Have Arrived in Bolivia for Distribution

5 Containers of Supplies Have Arrived in Bolivia for Distribution On August 24-26 2017, Mano a Mano volunteers loaded 5 containers with 120,882 pounds of donated medical, school, and other supplies, with a conservative value of $1.8 million. These containers then started their journey to Bolivia, which takes a few weeks to arrive in-country, and […]

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – Late February 2018

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – Late February 2018 We will be here working sorting linens, packing medical supplies, pairing crutches, etc. Just check in with Ray, Karen or Carmen with any questions (Carmen’s email: carmen@manoamano.org). **No need to RSVP** Thursday, February 22nd from 1-8pm Friday, February 23rd from 9am-5pm Saturday, February 24th from […]

Open Volunteering Next Week at Mano a Mano

Open Volunteering Next Week at Mano a Mano You are welcome to stop by Mano a Mano next week to help sort wound care supplies on the following dates: Tuesday, January 16 from 9:30am to 4:00pm Wednesday, January 17 from 9:30am to 4:00pm Thursday, January 18 from 9:30am to 4:00pm Please contact Carmen (carmen@manoamano.org or 651-457-3141) if you have any […]

Thanks Boy Scouts Troop 3089

Thanks Boy Scouts Troop 3089 Thanks to Boy Scouts of America Troop 3089 that volunteered at Mano a Mano on Saturday! Everything they sorted will be included in our next shipment of supplies to Bolivia, where they are distributed to people and organizations throughout the country: 205,675 Pounds Shipped From Minnesota to Bolivia in 2017 […]

Thanks St. Kate’s Volunteers! – November 30, 2017

Thanks St. Kate’s Volunteers! – November 30, 2017

Distributing Wheelchairs and Supplies in Capinota, Bolivia

Distributing Wheelchairs and Supplies in Capinota, Bolivia We have been distributing medical supplies and equipment in Bolivia throughout this week – yesterday Mano a Mano staff and volunteers were at the Centro Integral de Caramarca, in Capinota, to donate wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, and supplies to people in need. Shipping Millions of Pounds of Supplies since […]

Thanks Volunteers in Action!

Thanks Volunteers in Action! Thanks to the volunteers from the St. Catherine University Volunteers in Action (VIA) group last night! From the St. Kate’s website: “VIA supports a balance of charity and justice. By offering regular longer-term volunteer opportunities to students, VIA engages volunteers in the community and culture of the places they serve.” Also, […]

Boston Scientific Volunteers – September 2017

Boston Scientific Volunteers – September 2017 Thank you Boston Scientific for volunteering with us on Tuesday! The supplies they sorted and packed will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, where they will be distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country. More than 200,000 Pounds Shipped to Bolivia in 2017 In […]