RSVP by Friday, September 6th for our 25th Anniversary Celebration on September 15th

RSVP by Friday, September 6th for our 25th Anniversary Celebration on September 15th Join us on Sunday, September 15th for BBQ and wood-fired pizza as we celebrate everything we have been able to accomplish together. A lot has changed since Mano a Mano started out of our Co-Founders Joan & Segundo Velasquez’s home in Mendota […]

67,000 Pounds of Recovered Resources En Route to Bolivia from Minnesota

67,000 Pounds of Recovered Resources En Route to Bolivia from Minnesota Yesterday, 3 containers filled with 67,865 pounds of recovered resources started their journey to Bolivia, where Mano a Mano distributes them to people and organizations in need throughout the country. Thanks to everyone that helped out over the past week! What Are We Shipping? […]

Day One of Container Loading – August 2019

Day One of Container Loading – August 2019 Yesterday was day one of container loading at Mano a Mano! Over the week, volunteers will load roughly 60,000 pounds of medical supplies and equipment, school supplies, orthopedic items like wheelchairs and crutches, and many other recovered resources for shipment to Bolivia, where Mano a Mano distributes […]

40,000+ Pounds of Recovered Resources Arriving in Cochabamba

40,000+ Pounds of Recovered Resources Arriving in Cochabamba This week, Mano a Mano staff & volunteers unloaded over 40,000 pounds of recovered resources at our warehouse in Cochabamba, Bolivia. These supplies started their journey in St. Paul, Minnesota in December 2018, with volunteers filling 2 40-foot containers with supplies that had been donated to Mano […]

Thanks Northwestern Health Sciences University Volunteers!

Thanks Northwestern Health Sciences University Volunteers! Thanks to Northwestern Health Sciences University for volunteering at Mano a Mano yesterday! Students, faculty, and staff from the school donated hundreds of hours of service work at 17 locations throughout the Twin Cities as part of their annual Service & Appreciation Day. Supplies Are Distributed to People in […]

Shipping 4 Containers from Minnesota to Bolivia April 5-7, 2018 – Volunteers Needed!

Shipping 4 Containers from Minnesota to Bolivia April 5-7, 2018 – Volunteers Needed! Mano a Mano is loading 4 containers with about 100,000 pounds of donated medical supplies on April 5th-7th; we need your help! Loading will be at Mano a Mano’s St. Paul, Minnesota warehouse (925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, Minnesota 55104), at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Distributing Wheelchairs Every Saturday in Cochabamba

Mano a Mano’s Minnesota Surplus Program For 22+ years, Mano a Mano has collected millions of pounds of medical supplies in Minnesota – most of which would end up in the trash – and shipped them to Bolivia for distribution to Mano a Mano clinics, other organizations, and people in need. These shipments have included […]

Thanks MINN Volunteers!

Thanks MINN Volunteers! Last night we hosted a group of volunteers from the Minnesota International NGO Network at the Mano a Mano office/warehouse to sort & pack donated medical supplies, and we got a lot done! Here’s a note from Mano a Mano volunteer warehouse manager Ray: Amazing what 9 dedicated volunteers can do in […]