If You Want Your Donations to Make a Bigger Difference, Give Local
The Woodson Center
During the holiday season, the "shop local" campaign has become a popular national effort to support small businesses, and the same for charitable work. If you want to make a difference in the world, start with your neighborhood. Give local.

Newly Formed Alliance Will Benefit Fifty Children in Jalisco
Avantive Solutions
Avantive Solutions, a global technology and business services company, has announced a partnership with Organismo de Nutricion Infantil to combat food insecurity in Jalisco. The partnership will benefit 50 low-income children located in Santa Cruz del Valle and San Sebastian.

San Juan de Abajo Hosts PEACEAnimals Free Spay and Neuter Clinic
This is one of the most successful and anticipated locations for PEACEAnimals spay and neuter clinics thanks to the incredible outpouring of support from the locals.

A Mexican Visitor’s Permit No Longer Guarantees a 180-Day Stay
Mexico News Daily
It once was all but guaranteed that a visitor entering Mexico would receive a permit to stay for 180 days. But many aspects of immigration policy have been changing over the past few years, and length of stay for visitors appears to be one of them.

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

Donations Needed at the Santa Esperanza Children’s Shelter
Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza
This month recognizes GivingTuesday again, and the family at RISE wants to thank you for the great support we have received this year.

How to Move to Mexico: Guide to Visas, Work, Residency & More
Mexico has a long history of welcoming gringos and other newcomers. By keeping a level head and an open mind, living in the guest mentality, you too might be tempted to surrender to Mexico’s pull.

News and Updates from the PuRR Project Vallarta Feline Shelter
PuRR Project
Looking for a PuRR-fect Christmas gift for that cat-loving friend or family member? How about a "virtual" kitty? It’s a great way to support the shelter and one of our cats who have been passed over or are not suitable for a regular adoption.

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You Can Make a Difference

Coronavirus - How You Can HelpIf 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.

Coronavirus - How You Can Help

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