Outside the Bowl - Feeding the Hungry

Puerto Vallarta • Riviera Nayarit 



Outside the Bowl (Fuera del Tazon) is a non-profit organization that seeks to fight hunger and malnutrition amongst children and other vulnerable groups of impoverished communities in Mexico.

Through feeding and educational programs, we strive to nourish beyond just meals.

Daily, we cook and deliver freshly made meals prepared with local ingredients authentic to the people we serve.

Our partners receive the meals and carry out the feeding programs.

They serve each person with much devotion, with the purpose to love and care for each person found - outside the bowl.

Through other partnerships we have also developed educational programs regarding nutrition and health awareness.

Each partner feeding program is asked to participate in at least one of our nutrition educational programs throughout the year.

We provide tools and encouragement to pursue and prefer healthy eating habits.

Our seventh super kitchen started operations in Puerto Vallarta in July 2016.

We currently serve 1,400 meals per week and have supported 14 different feeding programs, but we have capacity for much, much more!

How You Can Help



Join our "Sponsor a Meal" program. For a small monthly commitment, you can ensure a child will receive a hot, nutritious and delicious meal.  

A variety of hot meals will be delivered to one of our partner organizations and served to a child in need.

You can choose one of our monthly commitment opportunities:

$24 US  monthly  =  50 meals  (600 per year)
$48 US  monthly  =  100 meals (1,200 per year)
$96 US  monthly  =  200 meals (2,300 per year)
$129 US monthly  =  270 meals (3,100 per year)

Becoming a Sponsor

Your sponsorship contribution guarantees a daily meal for a child within one of our feeding programs.

Our goal is to be able to cover the cost of  meals for every single one of the children in our community feeding programs.

One time donations are welcome. Tax deductible donations are available.

To sponsor meals, go to Outside the Bowl/Sponsor-Meals

To donate by check, PayPal, Thrivent Financial, Amazon Smile, Giving Assistant or United Way, visit Outside the Bowl Donate

We thank you for your consideration in supporting our local ministry in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

Last updated: August 12, 2017 · Charity ID: 521

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Polonia 920 Lomas de Enmedio
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco

(686) 216-4677
(322) 220-1170

Mexico Operations Director: Lic. Israel Estrada

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