Deep Blue Conservancy
The Deep Blue Conservancy works in association with Ocean Friendly Tours and is dedicated to protecting and preserving the wonders of marine ecology impacted by human activity and presents responsible whale watching adventures.

 
Democrats Abroad Mexico
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.

 
DIF System for the Development of Family
A municipal service, part of the Federal System of Family Services that assists not only in time of emergency but also with ongoing education, health and training programs for the whole family.

 
DIVAC Handicap Services of Vallarta
DIVAC is an association of handicapped individuals dedicated to helping one another lead productive lives. Their primary focus is to help alleviate the isolation of people with disabilities providing social opportunities and encouraging employments.

 
Eagles Wings Foundation
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.

 
Ecological Group of Costa Verde
Located just north of Puerto Vallarta, they are an NGO established 1992 to protect the habitat of endangered turtle species Olive Ridley and Leatherback. Volunteer opportunities are available in the nesting season between early June and late November.

 
entreAmigos San Francisco
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.

 
Escuela San Quintin
San Quintin School is about 40 kilometers from downtown Puerto Vallarta in the Sierra Madre Mountains. Many parents earn in the neighborhood of 200 pesos per day, so normally sending their children past 6th grade is impossible.

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