“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 […]

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 […]

Leap Into St. Paul Hamline Volunteers

Leap Into St. Paul Hamline Volunteers Thanks to Professor Kate Bjork and Hamline University students for volunteering with us on Tuesday! The medical supplies they organized and packed will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, where they are distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country (here is more information about Mano a […]

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 […]

Thanks DeLaSalle Volunteers!

Thanks DeLaSalle Volunteers! Thanks to the students from DeLaSalle High School that volunteered at Mano a Mano this morning! And thanks to St. Kate’s Community Work & Learning for making the connection. Everything they sorted will be included in our next shipment to Bolivia, where they will be distributed to people & organizations in need throughout the country. From […]