Kelly Trainor, American Consulate for Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, in conjunction with CasaMagna Marriott Resort & Spa, are once again the proud organizers of the 13th International Altruism Festival in Puerto Vallarta.
This gastronomic and cultural event creates awareness among the population to support those who need it the most.
This is the most important altruism event of Puerto Vallarta and will take place on Sunday, May 14, 2017, beginning at 6:00 pm, in the beautiful beachfront garden of the CasaMagna Marriott Resort in Marina Vallarta.
Some of the best restaurants in the Puerto Vallarta area will be offering food and refreshments. There will be live entertainment, fireworks, dancing and cultural representations.
All proceeds will be donated to the 20 chosen charity and non-profit organizations who need your help.
Each charity will be given the opportunity to host a display at the festival to highlight the great impact they are having on the Puerto Vallarta community.
The organizations welcome you to come by to meet them and look forward to receiving your support. Learn about how they work and volunteer opportunities.
The chosen charities and non-profits this year are Amigos de La Cruz • Los Mangos Library • Rey Nayar Library • Casa Maximo Cornejo Orphanage • Santa Barbara Rehab Clinic • Cembab • Rotary Club PVR • Rotary Club Sur • Breakfast for Children • DIF • Ecobac Whales • Down Foundation • Torpedos Soccer • Horizonte de Paz Rehab • Paraiso Felino • Pasitos de Luz • Peace • Refugio Sta. Esperanza - RISE • SETAC • Univa
Don't miss this incredible evening of food, friendship and fun, with all proceeds divided equally among the charities.
The donation, which includes food, drinks and entertainment, is just 400 pesos in advance or 500 pesos at the door.
Participating restaurants include Andale • Bebidas Vallarta • Cafe Des Artistes • Cafe Gourmet • Champions • Gabys • Kaiser Maximilian • Langosta Feliz • Los Chatos • Mauricios • Mikado • Mismaloya Grill • Porto Bello • La Palapa • Vista Grill • River Cafe • Starbucks • and many more.
Tickets are available at any of the beneficiary organizations (they get extra perks if you purchase from them) or from the Concierge at CasaMagna Marriott. Following is the contact information to get tickets direct from the chosen charities:
Come and experience a magnificent event in a cordial atmosphere and help us make this year's event even bigger and better! Eat, enjoy and learn about the many opportunities to share your time, talents, products and donations to help these charity organizations achieve their goals.
Thanks to all your support we exceeded our goal last year in raising 883,260 pesos for our 19 participant charities.
It's time to give back! Buy your ticket and support 20 different charities! Together we make the difference!
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If you would like to donate directly to the non-profits in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, here are some suggestions you may want to consider to help our local communities in this time of greatest need.