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The LGBT Civil Association of Commerce and Tourism is an influential legal coalition representing the interests of Puerto Vallarta LGBT and LGBT-friendly businesses and independent professionals to promote economic growth in both public and private sectors.


Includes AA, NA, SLAA and CODA. Their hope is to provide citizens and visitors with a resource to keep in touch with their recovery program while visiting Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding area known as Banderas Bay.


This civil association is composed of energetic citizens who are joining together to help make Bucerias a better place to live, work and visit. Projects include community improvements, food drives and help for the needy.


Los Amigos de Jaltemba is responsible for and actively engaged in several community efforts to improve and enhance the lives of the people who live in the Jaltemba Bay area.


Amigos de La Cruz is an association of and for the permanent and temporary residents and small businesses of the pueblo of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle working on a variety of projects to benefit all residents of the town.


Amigos de Lo de Marcos is a registered Mexican non-profit association formed by concerned residents, local and foreign, to represent the needs of the community of Lo de Marcos.


The American Legion is a service organization formed of men and women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States during time of war.


Superman, Spiderman, Batman - they are who many consider heroes. But it is firefighters and lifeguards who come to our rescue and save the lives of our loved ones by battling fires and risking their lives every day - they are the real-life heroes.


The BBCC offers English instruction to Mexican residents to improve their economic well-being and Spanish instruction to a growing number of foreign residents to promote bilingual and bi-cultural interaction in the community with additional classes and activities.


Bucerias Tercera Edad is a volunteer non profit association registered in Mexico in the spring of 2014. Our goal is to help all needy seniors in Bucerias with day to day essentials including food, clothing, household goods, medication and health care.


Chabad Jewish Community Center in Puerto Vallarta - Your Jewish home away from home. We are here for You! Experience Jewish Puerto Vallarta! Find Kosher food, Shabbat and Holidays, and anything else associated with Jewish life and learning.


The stated purpose of the Rotary Club is to bring together business and professional leaders to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.


The entreAmigos community center hosts a library, computer lab, classrooms, gallery, glass workshop, recycling center and an all new re-sale shop! The building itself is fun, beautiful and educational. Join us for a class, workshop, concert or lecture.


FFCB is a non-profit organization of active and retired firefighters from the US, Canada, and Mexico founded by Firefighters for Firefighters. They provide assistance to emergency response agencies in Mexico by providing consulting, training, vehicles and equipment to those who request their services.


The Food Bank collects around 30 tons of food each month to distribute in the communities to approximately 800 families. Because it is a civil association, they get no funds and depend on donations in keeping needy families from hunger.


The vision of Grupo Pro Sayulita is to bring together the Sayulita community and to recognize and preserve the benefits of its cultural and ecological diversity while improving the quality of life in Sayulita.


Through educational tours, seminars, and internships in Mexico, we bring together international travelers and local Mexican entrepreneurs to share in cultural and personal exchange. Our programs foster real connections that are transformative, rewarding and have lasting social impact.


Eagles Wings of Puerto Vallarta, Impulso de Aguila A.C., is setting a precedent in our society by supporting more than 30 institutions dedicated to social assistance, as well as promoting the inclusion in society of persons with physical disabilities.


The International Friendship Club (IFC) is a volunteer organization committed to funding charitable causes. Social activities are also available to the membership, many of whom also volunteer countless hours endeavoring to make their programs a success.


The Jaltemba Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to support innovative and visionary projects that make a positive difference in their community.


Over the years, the Lions Club has amply benefited the community though several projects such as offering medical services for the blind, disaster relief and building two elementary schools.


Their main activity is arranging for gifts of health and educational supplies to be brought to PV via U.S. Navy and Coastguard services. They also organize work parties from visiting ships to do painting and maintenance at local orphanages and schools.


AA Nuevo Vallarta provides local and visitor friends of Bill W. with Alcoholic Anonymous recovery program meetings in the Riviera Nayarit area of Banderas Bay.


Worship in Paradise offers you a contemporary worship style in English. Come as you are. All are Welcome. Come Worship in Paradise with us!


Peace Punta de Mita works hand in hand with communities in Mexico to provide holistic education combined with community action programs that enable people to improve their quality of life as well as their financial stability.


The Punta de Mita Foundation was created to serve the greater region of Punta de Mita, enhancing the quality of life for the people and communities in this area. This is a resident-led, community-based organization dedicated to assisting the communities of Punta de Mita to become good places to live, do business, work and raise families.


Initiatives include educational programs for environmental awareness and protection, beach community clean-up events, youth art and music programs as well as supporting programs for underprivileged children to allow them to enjoy various water sports.


What would it take to change the world? Rotary's 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self.


The Rotarians of La Penita serve and then discover the satisfaction of friendship and companionship. Their goal is to be stronger and more dynamic for future generations.


Rotarians plan and carry out a remarkable variety of humanitarian, education and cultural exchange programs that touch lives in their local communities and the world community.


The Salvation Army, an international movement, is a part of the Universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God.


The vision of the Vallarta Yacht Club is to create a non-profit private membership organization that enjoys a prestigious reputation as a globally recognized world-class yacht club known for its service to members and benefits to the community.


Puerto Vallarta is home to a wide range of churches and temples catering to every faith and religion. In addition to an abundance of Catholic churches, there are also weekly English-speaking services for non-denominational Christians, Jehovah Witnesses, Baptists, and members of the Church of the Latter Day Saints.


KinderAide is a non-profit project with the primary aim to provide aid to the Kinder Schools (children ages four and five) of La Penita, Nayarit, Mexico.


Outside the Bowl is a non-profit organization that seeks to fight hunger and malnutrition among children and other vulnerable groups of impoverished communities in Mexico. Through feeding and educational programs, we strive to nourish beyond just meals.


Peyote People is a fair trade co-operative based in Puerto Vallarta with the purpose of supporting the culture of the Tarahumara and Huichol Indians and helping them get through these tough times.


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