Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – February 2018

Volunteer Opportunities at Mano a Mano – 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 8 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Saturday, February 10 from 9:00am to 3:00pm WHERE: Mano […]

Down and Dirty: Compost Day at the CEA

Editors Note: This article was written by Morgan Harden, a recent graduate of Kenyon College. She has degrees in Spanish Literature and English, with a creative writing emphasis, which she uses to write, translate, and share stories. Drawn to its story and collaborative model, she began volunteering remotely for Mano a Mano after her graduation. This […]

St. Kate’s Trip To Bolivia with De La Salle High School

St. Kate’s Trip To Bolivia with De La Salle High School St. Kate’s Public Health recently wrote about their trip to Bolivia with De La Salle High School last summer. We were happy to be a small part of their introduction to Bolivia here in Saint Paul, Minnesota through St. Kate’s Community Work & Learning, and to see that […]

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 […]

Thank You Central High School Volunteers

Thank You Soup and Sort Volunteers Thanks to everyone that came to our ‘Soup and Sort’ volunteer session to sort donated supplies last night! 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. From Minnesota to Bolivia: Distributing Donated […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Bobbie Baker

Volunteer Spotlight: Bobbie Baker Volunteer Bobbie Baker recently moved back to the Twin Cities after retiring from her job as a food co-op finance manager in Northfield. Here’s how her path led to the Mano a Mano warehouse, and her thoughts on the value of her work. How Did You Get Started Volunteering for Mano […]

“This is Everything:” Medical Donations on November 17th

“This is Everything:” Medical Donations on November 17th Editors Note: This article was written by Morgan Harden, a recent graduate of Kenyon College. She has degrees in Spanish Literature and English, with a creative writing emphasis, which she uses to write, translate, and share stories. Drawn to its story and collaborative model, she began volunteering […]

3 Mano a Mano Planes, 3 Flights

3 Mano a Mano Planes, 3 Flights Mano a Mano’s volunteer warehouse manager Ray Wiedmeyer just got back from a trip to Bolivia with Mano a Mano co-founder Segundo Velasquez. While he was there, he took a lot of pictures and wrote about some of his experiences. On November 1st, 2017, Mano a Mano’s aviation […]

Princeton University Bridge Year Students Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture

Princeton University Bridge Year Students Visit the Center for Ecological Agriculture We were happy to have students from this year’s Princeton University Bridge Year Bolivia program stop by Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) on Friday! Working with Lindsay from Princeton’s 2016-2017 Program Mano a Mano had the good fortune to have Lindsay […]