The Amigos de la Cruz Medical Program is not participating in this year’s Altruism Festival, but the show goes on as usual and tickets may be purchased through two participating Bucerias charities.
Tickets are available at The Children’s Library, open 1 - 5 pm, (322) 298-3334 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and the Manos de Amor orphanage, (322) 160-0361, 303-2994 or 322 126 8453. All participating non-profits have tickets available. You may also pick up tickets from Gina at Diva’s Salon in Bucerias, (322) 298-2372.
The Banderas Bay area is home to a variety of charities and non-profit organisations that enhance the lives of those who are in need of help, so once again, CasaMagna Marriott Resort Puerto Vallarta and American Consular Agent Kelly Trainor are teaming up to host the 10th Annual International Festival of Altruism.
Scheduled to be held in the beachfront garden at the Marriott CasaMagna Resort in Marina Vallarta at 6 pm on Sunday, May 4th, this popular charitable event offers everyone the opportunity to learn more about the continuing and varying needs of some of our most important local charities and non-profit organisations, and how you can get involved.
Every year, over one thousand Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors turn out for this event, which features top restaurants offering food and refreshments, live entertainment, dancing and more for one low price, with all proceeds donated to Banderas Bay area charitable organisations who are in need of a little help, including:
Banco de Alimentos: 143-6764 • DIF: 225-9936 Ext. 161 • Biblioteca Los Mangos: 293-1957 • Fundacion Down: 224-9577 • Biblioteca Rey Nayar: (329) 298-3334 • International Friendship Club: 222-5466 • Casa Hogar Maximo Cornejo: 221-1908 • Manos de Amor: (329) 298-3680 • Clínica de Rehab Sta. Barbara: 225-2659 • Pasito de Luz: 299-3625 • Club Rotario PV: 322-105-0479 • Paraiso Felino: 322-120-4092 • Desayunos para Niños PV: 222-2572 • PV Navy League: 322-132-8625 • Ejercito de Salvación: 290-1587 • Refugio Sta. Esperanza: 222-7857 • Entre Amigos San Pancho: (311) 258-4377 • Scouts de Mexico: 224-6617 • Ecología y Conservación de Ballenas: 293-7851 • SETAC: 224-1974
All phone numbers are area code (322) unless otherwide indicated and cellular phones begin with 322.
Each charity will feature an exposition booth at the festival, giving everyone a chance to learn about the great impact they are having on the Puerto Vallarta community.
In addition to the charity information booths, this year’s festival will feature a wide range of entertainment ranging from live music and dancing to cultural presentations and an extraordinary culinary demonstration by some of Puerto Vallarta’s finest restaurants and food and beverage suppliers, including:
Barcelona Tapas • Bebidas Vallarta Clamato • Café des Artistes • Charme Reposteria • Co-Exist Bistro • Daiquiri Dick’s • De Chile • Mole & Pozole • El Arrayán • Eventos Marriott • Four Seasons-Aramara • Fredy’s Tucan • Helados Buonissimo • Holiday Inn-Piaceres • India Gate • Jude Bistro • Kaiser Maximilian • La Leche • La Palapa • Las Casitas • Los Arroyos Verdes • Los Chatos Pasteleria • MantaMar Beach Club Bar & Grill • Mikado • Nicksan • No Way José! • Nopalitos • Pie in the Sky • Porto Bello • PV Event Group • River Café
Don’t miss this very upbeat, wonderful evening of food, friendship and fun, with all proceeds divided equally among the charities. Tickets, which include food, drinks and entertainment, cost just 350 pesos in advance or 450 pesos at the gate.
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