October 18, 2019

          This year, Mano en Mano hosted the Blueberry Harvest School, and our staff and 164 students celebrated summer learning with the theme, “What Makes a Hero?” Over the three-week program, students wrote stories and completed projects that highlighted heroic qual...

December 27, 2018

Happy New Year - Feliz año nuevo!

Another year, another chance to look back at all we've accomplished this year. As we head into the new year, this gives us a chance to pause and reflect on our work, our mission, and our impact. We are grateful to our volunteers, commun...

December 27, 2018


South Portland, ME - At the 2018 Celebration for Our Healthy Future with Environmental Health Strategy CenterMano en Mano received the Grassroots Leadership Award at the annual celebration.  

Executive Director Ian Yaffe accepted the award. Read his accepta...

December 17, 2018

Contact         

Christina Ocampo       

207-745-5539                

cocampo@manomaine.org 

Ian Yaffe

207-200-2523  

iy@manomaine.org

English version of the press release (PDF)

Comunicado de prensa en españ...

November 21, 2018

We’re happy to share that the welcome and resource center for seasonal and migrant workers this fall was a great success. The center welcomed both newcomers and returning workers to Downeast Maine and provided the tools and support. Volunteers and staff distributed don...

October 18, 2018

Mano en Mano is gearing up for our Welcome & Resource Center - a temporary center where we welcome back migrant wreath workers and connect them to resources and services, such as food donations, winter clothing, mobile healthcare or legal assistance. The center will be...

August 17, 2018

During the 2017 Maine wild blueberry harvest, Melanie Shelton and Estela Albor Villafuerte shared stories and experiences of Estela’s childhood in the small town of El Toronjo, Michoacán, México. Sitting together on a red picnic bench at the workers’ camp where Estela...

August 10, 2018

Students at the Blueberry Harvest School observe their butterfly project.

Agriculture plays a crucial role in Maine’s economy, generating $821 million each year. To support the hundreds of workers who travel to Washington County each August for the Maine wild blueberry...

August 3, 2018

Mano en Mano is one of eight organizations in Maine to be awarded a grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation this year. The grant is awarded to non-profits who "exemplify community-driven efforts to improve health for communities that face disproportionate barrier...

July 30, 2018

Mano En Mano and the Maine Migrant Education Program are participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. (To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or nonresidential camp, children must meet...

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