Fall Cleaning: Our Local Banderas Bay Charities Count On It

Team Angels - PVAngels
October 3, 2012

This is the time of year that local charities need your help the most. They undertand that people are trying to get back into their routines and kids are busy with new activities.

But, here in Vallarta, some of the local charities are just getting into their busiest giving season after the long hot summer. The six month residents are returning along with the tourists for the high season. They count on the community to help them fulfill those needs.

Now that the weather is getting cooler, go through your closets, empty the storage building and clean out the garage. Everyone knows there are things you have stashed that you are never going to use. Pull it out and pass it on to someone that can do good with it.

Charities such as our orphanages, women's shelter and halfway house can use clothes and shoes; our libraries and schools can use books and computer equipment; our Fire Department needs everything from bandaids to emergency equipment; our animal protection organizations can use food, animal carriers and equipment; the kids would love your new or used toys, crayons and craft items; the thrift stores always need used furniture even if it needs repair; our senior citizens or visually impaired organizations can use your old eyeglasses; the list goes on and on and we challenge you to find something that you are willing to part with that won't put a smile on the face of one of our Banderas Bay citizens.

If you live in the area, you can drop them by the charity of your choice or contact PVAngels to arrange delivery. If you are coming to Vallarta and can pack some items in the corner of your suitcase, that would be great. If you have large items such as cars, vans, boats or fire trucks, let us know and we'll find a way to get them to those that can use them.

Please take a few minutes and check on the PVAngels pages for what your favorite charities can use (the following list will give you a good start). Let's match up your 'haves' with their 'needs'...

  Learn about Casa Hogar Childrens Shelter

  Learn about Banderas Bay Women's Shelter

  Learn about Families at the Dump

  Learn about Manos de Amor Por Bahia Casa Hogar

  Learn about Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (R.I.S.E.)

  Learn about Horizonte de Paz Clinica de Rehabilitacion

  Learn about Biblioteca Los Mangos

  Learn about La Biblioteca Rey Nayar

  Learn about Bomberos de Puerto Vallarta (Fire Department)

  Learn about Firefighters Crossing Borders Bahia-Vallarta

  Learn about Food Bank of Puerto Vallarta

  Learn about Jaltemba Bay Animal Rescue (JBAR)

  Learn about Paraiso Felino Cat Shelter

  Learn about PEACEAnimals Free Mobile Spay/Neuter Clinics

  Learn about PuRR Project No Kill Feline Shelter/Adoption

  Learn about The Salvation Army of Puerto Vallarta

  Learn about Impulso de Aguila (Eagles Wings PV)

  Learn about Asilo San Juan Diego Senior Citizen Home

  Learn about Children With Cancer/Canica Vallarta

  Learn about Clinica de Rehabilitacion Santa Barbara

  Learn about Discapacitados Visuales - The Visually Impaired

  Learn about DIVAC Handicap Services of Vallarta

  Learn about Pasitos de Luz Day Care for Special Needs Children

  Check out Coco’s Kitchen & Wine Garden

We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!

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