You Can Make a Difference

If you would like to donate directly to the non-profits in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, the following are some suggestions you may want to consider to help our communities in this time of need:

Aid to Families of Children with Cancer
Let's do what we can to help these families in need so they can focus on the most important thing... getting their child the treatments they need and on the track towards being healthy. You can donate to help cover medicines, food and many of the other requirements for these families in these difficult times.
Donate at GoGetFunding

Food Bank for Ramblases, Buenos Aires & 5D
We need donations to buy food in bulk. We can feed a family for 1 week for 10 USD - 100% of every donation is spent on food. Remember these neighborhoods are filled with all the people that make your vacations better, safer and more fun.
Donate Here

Help Us Feed the Families of Puerto Vallarta
We are asking for help after months of trying to help alone. The funds raised will go solely to purchase food. The funds will be used each week on an ongoing basis as the needs continue or until the tourists come back.
Donate at GoFundMe

Human Connections Emergency Response Fund
In light of the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on Bahia de Banderas' tourism-based economy, we've established an Emergency Response Fund (ERF) to assist the Human Connections community. 100% of donations made to the ERF will be channeled into economic relief activities that directly support our partners' livelihoods.
Donate at HCERF

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Food Pantry
Many folks and groups around town are working together to set up a FOOD PANTRY for any townsperson in need. One neighbor has counted at least 50 families that need help NOW. There will undoubtedly be more. We will use your contribution to buy provisions locally and distribute rice, beans, corn meal, garden seeds, and more. Your gift goes a long way!
Donate at GoFundMe

Puerto Vallarta Nightlife Relief Fund
The purpose of the Puerto Vallarta Nightlife Relief Fund (PVNRF) is to provide financial assistance to workers in the nightlife industry as the current crisis continues. People in the PV nightlife literally live off their tips since the minimum wage is only 120 pesos ($4.91 USD) per day and with no stimulus controls or government assistance in sight, they need our help now more than ever.
Donate at GoGetFunding

Supplies for Families in Need Puerto Vallarta
We're buying, assembling, and delivering basic household grocery packages, with healthy staple foods, fruits and vegetables, hygiene products, baby diapers, and masks to limit the possibility of spreading the virus. Your contribution of $20, $50, $100, or $200 US dollars will go 100% to purchase supplies being distributed.
Donate at GoFundMe

Vallarta Food Bank
Our goal is to raise $100,000 USD in the next 6 months in order to provide for 3,000 families per week. It's a lot of work, but we have a strong support system with our donors and volunteers. Thank you so much for donating with Vallarta Food Bank.
Donate at GoFundMe

Coronavirus Related News & Updates

Mexican President Warns Against Christmas Gatherings in Country 
Jordan Williams - The Hill
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has warned against large Christmas gatherings in the country and said to avoid exchanging Christmas presents to beat back the coronavirus pandemic. "Let's leave Christmas presents for another time," Lopez Obrador said. Read more...

Riviera Nayarit and the Luxury Traveler in the 'New Normal'
Riviera Nayarit CVB
Properties with independent access, spectacular villas by the sea with terraces and private pools, accommodations that are a destination unto themselve. These are the latest tendencies in post-COVID-19 hospitality. Read more...

What a Month on Mexico's Coronavirus Front Line Feels Like 
John Holman - Al Jazeera News
We filmed in the ambulances, the hospitals and the hotspots, grappling with confusing messaging, grief and exhaustion. Read more...

More COVID News and Updates >>>

Explore the Charities

Community ServicesYouth & Family
EnvironmentalEducation
Animals & WildlifeCulture & Recreation
Health CareSpecial Interests

Local News

Partnered for Change


Show off your support for the charities and non-profit organizations in and around the Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit area.

Become a Partner for Change

Discover Vallarta-Nayarit

Banderas Bay offers 34 miles of incomparable coastline in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit, and is home to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit's many great destinations.