OUR HISTORY

Fundación Manos Juntas is an initiative of Dr. Boyd Shook and his daughter Kathy McCallie. Their desire to help the poor and the underprivileged, motivated them to join efforts in solidarity to the disadvantaged with the creation of Manos Juntas. Fundación Manos Juntas started in 1995 and became officialy incorporated in 1997. Read more...

OUR MISSION

Fundación Manos Juntas joins hands and works to break the cycle of poverty through healthcare and education.

OUR VISION

Fundación Manos Juntas join hands in an effort to reach a hand to those in need. Our mission include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Operation of Medical Clinics in Oklahoma City and in Central America which will provide health care at no cost to the needy.
  2. Serve as a vehicle for the collection and distribution of medical equipment and pharmaceutical supplies to the needy.
  3. Develop and sponsor educational opportunities for talented and deserving students from Central America in order to break the cycle of poverty.
  4. Promote understanding among people who are diverse in ethnic, economic, and cultural background.
  5. Coordinate medical mission trips to Central America.

OUR BOARD

Fundación Manos Juntas has a board of directors composed by sixteen members.

  1. Boyd Shook, President & Medical Director
  2. Cene' Gibson, Vice-President & Treasurer
  3. Erma Stewart, Secretary
  4. Virgil Stour, Member
  5. Lee Smith, Member
  6. Jennifer Pham, Memberr
  7. DatrPham, Member
  8. Jennifer Pham, Member
  9. Lincoln Keck, Member
  10. Fareshteh Hamidi, Member
  11. Sarah Tran, Member

Our board regularly meets on a quarterly basis.If you would like to become an active member of our organization and have the desire to improve the life of the needy, you are welcome to join hands with us. Read more...

INCORPORATION

Fundación Manos Juntas was officialy incorporated on July 31 of 1997. The undersigned incorporators are Dr. Boyd Shook, Kathy McCallie, and Harold Swink. The corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. For such purposes, the making of distributions to the needy and to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; and, more specifically, to receive and administer funds for such charitable and educational purposes, all for the public welfare, and for no other purposes. Read more...

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