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Angels for Mexico is a non-profit foundation supports the efforts of emergency services in Mexico. It started in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 2007 and has since sent down over $4,000,000 worth of surplus equipment and gear from other emergency service departments in Canada and the US.


This primary purpose of this organization is to support the needs of children and families living in the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, area through direct cash grants and donations of needed equipment or items.


Have you ever considered going on a mission trip but decided it is too risky, too much planning, too far, too much money? Bucerias is an outreach that will provide you with an awesome ministry opportunity without any of the concerns.


The Costa Banderas chapter of Mexico Democrats Abroad represents US citizens residing in Puerto Vallarta, as well as in the emerging, new gringo "colonies" located just to the north of the well-known tourist resort in the state of Nayarit.


Destination:PEACE was born out of an idea to couple volunteer opportunities with the amazing landscape that the Bay of Banderas offers as a vacation destination. During a Volunteer Vacation, guests will experience another culture and yoga while making a difference in the lives of others.


The Eagles Wings Foundation offers economic assistance to civil institutions in Puerto Vallarta, the Bay of Banderas and Cabo San Lucas, helping them to accomplish their goals, with a focus on providing financial support to organizations and services that benefit children.


Their mission is to create opportunities for non-profits to save money on travel and other professional services, and connect with like minded organizations and volunteers.


Government estimates state that one million families live in substandard housing, but these calculations do not include the many families who rent rooms or live cramped inside another family members home, as do many of the families that Habitat for Humanity serves.


Hand Me Ups obtains support from clothing brands and manufacturers who show a philanthropic interest by generously donating their new, excess, unsold stock to be donated to millions of children around the world in a state of poverty.


Dennis & Faye Janson are active missionaries in Mexico, teaching English at Casa Hogar Orphanage. They need donations, sponsors and volunteers.


Integral Planet is a media production business with a focus on environment, nature conservation and energy issues. They produce coordinated visual media materials that integrate video programs with the Internet in order to maximize public participation and learning.


Mexi-Can Vet Project comes to Mexico from Canada to participate in spay and neuter clinics in Jaltemba Bay, Nayarit, and also sponsors the Adopt a Dog from Mexico Program.


The Mexican Schools Project assists rural Mexican communities to meet the basic needs of the children in building or remodeling schoolhouses, providing healthy school bathrooms and ensuring clean water supplies.


New Beginnings is a non-profit ministry to improve the life of the less fortunate in Mexico. They provide physical, educational, spiritual and community service support. They need your help of time, supplies or donations.


The mission of One Town At A Time is to address the living conditions of poor villages in Mexico by providing families in these areas with tools for achieving sustainability. Projects include Apples For Classrooms, Rain Water Collection Systems and Special Projects For Special Needs.


Optics for the Tropics is committed to saving our shared birds and the many migrants from Canada and the United States which depend on the same tropical highland forests in Mexico needed by highly threatened resident species.


For those of you that want to immerse yourself in a fascinating culture, learn to speak Spanish and make a real difference, Outreach International Mexico invites you to Puerto Vallarta and surrounding villages.


Overseas Vote Foundation (OVF) helps overseas and military voters participate in US federal elections. We do this by providing public access to innovative voter registration tools and services. If you are an overseas or military voter, the OVF goal is to make it easy for you to get your ballot and vote.


Partners in Flight was launched in 1990 in response to growing concerns about declines in the populations of many land bird species, and in order to emphasize the conservation of birds not covered by existing conservation initiatives.


Republicans Abroad represents and works to protect the interests of overseas Americans on a wide range of issues. Republicans Abroad mobilizes the support of Americans overseas to support Republican candidates in US elections.


Over 100 tribes around the world choose to reject contact with outsiders. They are the most vulnerable peoples on the planet. This is their story.


Therapies Unite works with disabled children and adults with musculoskeletal and neurological problems to improve their mobility and provide them with access to healthcare that they would otherwise not be able to afford.


Should you require consular assistance or face an emergency, please contact your Canadian or United States Consular Agencies in Puerto Vallarta. They are there to help.


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.


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.


The Sister City program is a direct cultural and social exchange between Santa Barbara, California, and Puerto Vallarta, featuring yearly visits. The committee was established in 1972 through the efforts of local city officials and interested citizens.


CHARITY ALERT Volunteers Needed to Help with the Turtles

The Ecological Group of Costa Verde says "Oh, man, do we need volunteers!!!"

Volunteer housing is available at Project Tortuga so why not take a "working vacation?" You'll get some free time too.

Click here to see dates needed for volunteers and how you can help

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