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Project MANA: Making Adequate Nutrition Accessible

Posted on September 2, 2014
Filed Under Lake Tahoe Community

Project MANA,  (Making Adequate Nutrition Accessible), is the hunger relief organization serving the North and West Shores of Lake Tahoe and Truckee.

It covers three counties in Northern California and one county in Northern Nevada. Since its inception in July of 1991, Project MANA has responded to the emergency food need of the homeless, the elderly, the homebound, families in need, children and single parents.

The mission of Project MANA is to reduce the incidence of hunger and its detrimental effects upon individuals, families, the community and the region.

In order to do so, Project MANA holds 4 weekly food distributions at the following times and locations:

MONDAYSTahoe City, CA Fairway Community Center330 Fairway Dr. 3:00-3:30pm
TUESDAYSTruckee, CA Community Arts Center10046 Church St 3:00-3:30pm
WEDNESDAYSKings Beach, CA North Tahoe Family Resource Center8321 Steelhead Ave 3:00-3:30pm
THURSDAYSIncline Village, NV DW Reynolds Non-Profit Center948 Incline Way 3:00-3:30pm


In addition, Project MANA has a home delivery program called Food and Companionship Exchange (FACE) for individuals restricted to their homes because of health, and who have limited access to food. Food is packed and delivered to their homes by Project MANA volunteers on a weekly basis.

Project MANA’s nutrition education program provides our community members with tools to improve their health, wellness, and perspective through cooking demonstrations, food samples, and lessons on budgeting, smart shopping, food safety, and healthy eating.

Project MANA accepts food donations at their office at 948 Incline Way in Incline Village, NV, Monday-Friday from 9am to 4pm. Additionally, Project MANA consistently utilizes and greatly appreciates volunteers. For further information on donating, volunteering, or our programs, please call us at 775-298-0008, visit our website at

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