Provides scholorships to bright children of many ages that have limited resources for schooling.
Blvd. Fco. Medina Ascencio #2189 Building
Andrea Local Sea 7 Y8
CP: 48319. Puerto Vallarta, Jal., Mexico
Catholic charity near the airport.
Contact Maria de Jesus Cazares Mejia, Tel: 221-1908
Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza
R. Flores Magon #251
Colonia Benito Juarez
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Telephone: 222-7857 (if you speak Spanish)
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Visitors welcome between the hours of 11am and 1pm and also from 4pm to 6pm.
International Friendship Club
Comprised of expatriates from the U.S. and Canada who promote friendship between the communities and charitable works from construction projects, school supplies, cleft palate surgery, medical care and AIDS awareness.
Edificio Pariah del Punt, calle Insurgentes y Libertad, Puerto Vallarta.
The Navy League is involved in many activities, including welcoming visiting Navy and Coast Guard vessels from the U.S. and other countries, painting schools and orphanages, transporting donated medical and educational goods from the U.S. via Navy/Coast Guard ships, school mentoring, and organizing the annual Toys for Tots program. For info, contact Jerry Lafferty (221 6156) or Peter Gray (221 5285).
Provides food, clothing and shelter to the street children and children living in the poorest areas of Puerto Vallarta. Contact Catalina Huet Espinoza. Telephone (322) 224-6777
Community based non-profit organization that works to educate and assist the local Mexican community about AIDS/SIDA and offers a 24 hour information and support line. (322)222-2414
Organizacion Vallarta Contra el SIDA, 533 calle Hidalgo, Colonia Centro, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, C.P. 48300 Mexico.
Red Cross /Cruz Roja
Handles hospital and emergency services locally for those unable to afford it. They are always in need of operating funds and equipment as well as volunteers. (322) 222-4973