Consider ‘GivingTuesday’ Support for Local Charities You’ve Maybe Never Heard Of

Team Angels -
November 30, 2021


You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two intense days of discounts and deals ironically following a day of thanks. But don’t forget GivingTuesday, five days after Thanksgiving.

Since 2012, Giving Tuesday has become a day of heightened generosity when people give to their favorite charities.

There are official Giving Tuesday movements in 80 countries. On their website, the organization offers some ways you can participate this year.

Consider Less Visible Causes

For lesser known charities, monetary donations can translate into large impacts. In addition to providing direct relief on the ground, donations also help nonprofit employees continue doing good work.

For Giving Tuesday, you can support some lesser-known but high-impact local charities. To donate to any of them, follow the links provided.

Impulso de Aguila (Eagles Wings PV)

Eagles Wings of Puerto Vallarta, Impulso de Aguila A.C., a non-profit organization, is setting a precedent in our society by supporting more than 30 institutions dedicated to social assistance, as well as promoting the inclusion in society of persons with physical disabilities.

Donate the website at

Banderas Bay Women's Shelter

Compassion for the Family takes domestic violence against women very seriously. It’s imperative that women and their children be provided safe refuge from abuse. We are committed to providing this service that is so badly needed in Puerto Vallarta and the surrounding areas of Mexico.

Donate at the website

Vallarta Abuelos

The Vallarta Abuelos are a group of Mexicans and expats in Puerto Vallarta who create and support educational and cultural projects for at-risk children. Most of these low-income kids live with a grandmother or single working mom.

Donate at the website

Cheryl's Shoebox - Share Your Soles

Dedicated to increase the quality of education in disadvantaged schools throughout the Banderas Bay region by providing families with school shoes and school materials as well as educational supplies to teachers.

Donate at the website

Costa Verde International School

Costa Verde International School is an ecological, community-oriented, multicultural and bilingual private school located in Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico. Incorporating the natural beauty and dynamic culture of the local area, CVIS provides an intellectually stimulating curriculum for preschool through 6th grade, as well as three grades of secondario (7th-9th grades), with small class sizes and hands-on instruction to inspire healthy, happy, and well-adjusted life-long learners.

Donate at the website

Women to Women - Mujeres a Mujeres

In the winter of 2002, a group of women golfing friends decided it would be fun to put on a fashion show. Little did they know, it would become the premier social event in all of Nayarit, Mexico; an afternoon of fun, fashions and fund raising.

Donate at the website

Outside the Bowl - Feeding the Hungry

The Puerto Vallarta Super Kitchen is a build where a warehouse was converted and outfitted to produce up to 3,200 servings per shift. The doors opened in July 2016 and we’re working to increase ministry partners to reach capacity.

Donate at the website

Therapies Unite

We are a small charity working in deprived areas where poverty and limited medical care are a reality of everyday life. Through our support and professional expertise, we aim to make a long-lasting difference to people's lives while benefiting the wider community.

Donate at the website

The Science Exchange Sea Turtle Internship Program

We are the only non-profit organization that creates affordable, customized, field-based sea turtle research internship packages for undergraduate and graduate science students from around the world. Our vision is to create leaders who use science, technology, and international teamwork to tackle global conservation issues.

Donate at the website

Cancer de Mama Clinic

For three days each February, at the Cancer de Mama Clinic in La Penita, Mexico, over 200 dedicated volunteers provide silicone breast prosthetics, lymphedema care, prosthetic bras and additional support to post-mastectomy Mexican women. As funds allow, we also offer a Survivor Program, to help offset the costs of cancer treatments and related expenses for breast cancer survivors.

Donate at the website

  Learn about Impulso de Aguila (Eagles Wings PV)

  Learn about Banderas Bay Women’s Shelter

  Learn about Vallarta Abuelos

  Learn about Cheryl’s Shoebox - Share Your Soles

  Learn about Costa Verde International School

  Learn about Outside the Bowl - Feeding the Hungry

  Learn about No Borders Animal Rescue Society

  Learn about Therapies Unite

  Learn about The Science Exchange Sea Turtle Internship

  Learn about Cancer de Mama Clinic

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