What You Need to Know About Making Charitable Gifts from the US
Bloomberg Tax
Individual taxpayers have reached into their pockets more often lately, with gifts increasing in five of the last six years. If you’re considering making a year-end gift, here are some tips to make your donation tax-favored.

A November Update from RISE Children’s Shelter
Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza
What a better time to share an update at RISE, following our celebration of Dia de Los Muertos! We honored and remembered our loved ones with a fiesta, face painting, and a beautiful altar for Madre Mari, one of our founders who passed in August of 2020.

Jalisco New Generation Cartel Delivers Food to Nayarit’s Needy
Vallarta Daily News
This week, reports revealed that the Jalisco Nueva Generacion Cartel (CJNG) delivered food to the population of Tuxpan, in Nayarit.

Don’t Miss the FUNdraiser Benefiting the Puppy Paradise Shelter
The Yvonneka Foundation
The Yvonneka Foundation will be hosting its party-of-the-year FUNdraising event, titled “Frida VI,” benefiting Puppy Paradise and other animal associations who will be represented at the party, such as the Cuale Spay Clinic.

Mexican President Floats Global Anti-Poverty Plan in UN Speech
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pitched a global anti-poverty plan that seeks to uplift some 750 million poor people who live on less than $2 a day and would be financed largely by the rich.

Riviera Nayarit Ready for XXVI Gourmet International Festival
Riviera Nayarit CVB
The destination will feature prominently in the XXVI International Gourmet Festival taking place from November 12 to 20, 2021, in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, and Tepic.

Want to Add Healthy Years to Your Life? Here’s What New Research Says
The Washington Post
Time will tell who’s right in the debate regarding the life span of our species. What’s clear is that certain lifestyles help individuals live longer than they otherwise would — including the genetically blessed.

Join Us Thursday in a Celebration Honoring Veterans Day
The Jay Sadler Project
All veterans and their families and friends are welcome to join us this Thursday, November 11, at Murphy’s Irish Pub on the Malecon for a celebration honoring Veterans Day.

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