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About Us

Refuge of Hope Bucerias A.C. was officially formed in 2020 after its founders had spent many years working together in the community at a local Children’s Shelter. As we delivered food throughout Bucerias in response to COVID-19, our hearts were stirred by the people we met and the needs we saw.

What if we could serve the families in the poorest neighborhoods by providing care for their children, skill training for their teens, love and support for the many single moms and grandmas we met? What if we could offer a refuge of hope for people living in hard places?

Mission Statement

We exist to empower the vulnerable women and children of Bucerias, Mexico to live in physical, emotional and spiritual safety and harmony, having access to needed shelter, food, education, community support, skill training, business development and spiritual transformation.

Vision Statement

We long to live in a community where all women, children and families live with hope, security, independence, and the deep love of God.

Core Values and Philosophies

We believe that:

  • The greatest command of all is to Love God and Love People.
  • All people are created by God to live with purpose, passion, love, and hope.
  • People are meant to live in families and community – caring for one another as we are able and sharing what we have with those who have less.
  • Caring for widows and orphans, single moms and their children, is the most important work of all.
  • Education can change the world.
  • People have an innate desire to provide for their own families – sometimes they need a hand to get there.
  • People must walk their own journey – we suspend judgement and offer grace.
  • Encountering God’s love is the truest path to hope.
  • Integrity, transparency, and accountability will serve as the foundation of Refuge of Hope.

Services We Offer

To see our mission and vision come to life, we will provide:

  • Food and shelter to children up to the age of 18
  • Educational assistance including access to public and/or private school and after school tutoring and support
  • Training in trades and skills for children, youth, and adults
  • Spiritual development and guidance
  • Psychological counseling and support
  • Resources and assistance in business development and start-up

How You Can Help

We need your help! We cannot alleviate the pain we see everyday without many resources. Financial donations, gifts of food and clothing, volunteer assistance, prayer and emotional support.

Will you become part of our story? Will you offer hope to those who hurt here in Bucerias? Will you partner with us as we seek to create a safe space in our community, a true Refuge of Hope?

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Last updated: September 26, 2022 · Charity ID: 541

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+52 322-193-6909
Miguel Hidalgo,
Colonia Francisco Javier Ovando,
63732 Bucerías, Nayarit, Mexico

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