A Kilo of Help
We are a non-governmental organization dedicated to ensuring that all children under 5 years of age in Mexico have complete childhood development.

Aid to Families of Children with Cancer
Aid to Families of Children with Cancer is an organization that supports 18 families who have a child diagnosed with cancer in the Puerto Vallarta region. The organization receives no government funding, so it relies solely on donations.

Amigos del Magisterio
Amigos del Magisterio was born by Lyse and Phil Rioux when they observed the colony of Magisterio, otherwise known as the Puerto Vallarta dump, where the poorest of families live in abject poverty.

AVODAH is a ministry designed to train teens and young adults in Christian discipleship, while simultaneously providing to those in need in the areas surrounding Puerto Vallarta.

Banderas Bay Women’s Shelter
The mission of Banderas Bay Women’s Shelter is to provide an immediate, temporary and safe living environment and to provide the basic needs for women and their children who are victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Breakfast for Children - School of Champions
Founded June 8, 1999, we are an association dedicated to promote, sponsor, and feed children in marginalized areas and belts of poverty to combat malnutrition and provide welfare to children in society in general.

Bucerias Christmas for Kids
It started out small, with them driving through the Barrio tossing out candy to children. This they found was too dangerous for the children and so they took to giving them candy and as years went by, presents in a more structured manner...

Cafe Roma’s Kids Program
Their mission is to educate the poor children of Puerto Vallarta in the skills necessary to rise above poverty. They teach Math, English and Computers to the Kids.

Casa Connor
Casa Connor was donated to Pasitos de Luz to help the children reach their highest potential. Pasitos de Luz runs its services and cares for the kids within the Casa Connor facilities.

Casa de las Mercedes Girls’ Shelter
It is of utmost importance to us at Fundación Casa de las Mercedes that children grow up with a life free of violence, quality health services, decent education, and a safe environment.

Casa de Ninos Frank Gonzalez A.C.
At Casa de Ninos, orphaned, abandoned, and abused kids are given a chance. A chance to be fed and sheltered, a chance to be educated, a chance to be held, comforted and loved by giving and unselfish individuals who genuinely care.

Casa Esperanza - Compassion for the Family
Compassion for the Family provides safe haven and services to women and children escaping domestic violence and abuse in Mexico.

Casa Hogar Childrens Shelter
The children shelter is run by Catholic Nuns, employees and volunteers who are dedicated to providing needy children with food, clothing and shelter and to ensure that they attend school and are given a safe haven for as long as necessary.

Casa JoJo Foundation
Casa JoJo Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 2011 in memory of Joan (JoJo) Williams to serve the educational and family living needs of minority children around the world.

Casita Linda
Casita Linda helps families in the greater San Miguel area who has an income of less than $300 USD per month build their own homes. By providing a dignified and safe environment, we empower families and change lives.

ChildFund Mexico
At ChildFund Mexico we believe that in order to combat the circles of poverty, it is essential to invest in the healthy development of children and adolescents who represent the future of our country.

Children Believe
Children Believe supports children around the world to overcome barriers and access education so they can be a voice for change. We support children in nearly 400 communities through child sponsorship.

City of Angels Children’s Project
We give home, love, shelter, education and a family to vulnerable kids. Our children are what we are all about. We want to give them a family.

Corazon de Nina Shelter for Girls & Boys
Corazon de Nina is a local non-profit children shelter dedicated to providing housing, education, food, medical care and love to young girls and boys who have been removed from shockingly abusive situations.

DIF System for Development of Family Nayarit
DIF’s actions are oriented towards human development, which improves the quality of life of Nayarit families and generates a culture of self-management and development.

DIF System for Development of Family Vallarta
A municipal service, part of the Federal System of Family Services that assists not only in time of emergency but also with ongoing education, health and training programs for the whole family.

Ditch the Label
We are one of the largest youth charities in the world. If you’re aged 12-25, you can talk to us about anything that is bothering you for free help and support.

Families at the Dump
This organization discovered that whole families were living and working in the city dump overlooking the resort of Puerto Vallarta. They knew of no other way of life as some families had been living there for many generations.

Fundación Pro Niños
With your support, we implement programs and actions so that children in vulnerable situations can have a full and safe life with access to opportunities.

Fundación Reintegra
Reintegra is a non-profit organization that, for 40 years, has been building a fairer and safer Mexico. Our goal is to change life stories by breaking circles of violence through crime prevention.

Girls Not Brides
Girls Not Brides is a global network of more than 1,600 civil society organizations from over 100 countries committed to ending child marriage and ensuring girls can reach their full potential.

La Casa de los Ninos
Casa de los Ninos provides an after school enrichment center for primary and middle school age children who live in and around the town of Lo de Marcos, giving these children a place to study, take classes, work on projects and learn.

La Cruz Kids Club
The Amigos de La Cruz Kids Club is a valuable resource for children in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. The club provides a safe and supportive environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive.

Our mission is to inspire, teach & empower people to become leaders who possess the skills required to solve the problems facing society.

Manos de Amor Por Bahia Casa Hogar
Our association is a non-profit organization that was born from the desire of a group of citizens of Bucerias to help the less fortunate, especially the children of Bahia de Banderas.

Mexico’s Canadian Angels Foundation
We provide essential support for therapy, education and nutrition in a safe, supportive and accepting environment for children and youth with disabilities to reach their full potential.

Miracles for Kids
Help families with critically-ill children fight bankruptcy, homelessness, hunger and depression - so they can fight for their kids’ lives.

Organismo de Nutricion Infantil A.C.
We have spent more than six decades of intense work, committed to the prevention and recovery of more than 200,000 children with limited resources who suffered malnutrition.

Outside the Bowl - Feeding the Hungry
Outside the Bowl is a non-profit organization that seeks to fight hunger and malnutrition among children and other vulnerable groups of impoverished communities in Mexico. Through feeding and educational programs, we strive to nourish beyond just meals.

Para Ti Global
Para Ti Global or "For You Global" is a private non-profit organization whose goal is to ensure that children everywhere, regardless of financial status, upbringing, background, or race have the opportunity to learn and grow.

Puerto Vallarta Youth Institute - IMAJ
We are the Instituto Municipal de Atención a la Juventud [IMAJ], the youth house of the City Hall of Puerto Vallarta, a space for free expression, communication and entertainment for the new generations.

Refuge of Hope Bucerias
We exist to empower the vulnerable women and children of Bucerias, Mexico to live in physical, emotional and spiritual safety and harmony.

Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (R.I.S.E.)
The Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza is a non-profit shelter for babies and children under the age of 14. Some of these children are orphans but most come from unbearable situations having been abused, neglected, or simply abandoned.

Rock the Vote
Rock the Vote has revolutionized the way we use pop culture, music, art, and technology to engage young people in politics and build our collective power.

Save the Children Mexico
With the lack of family support systems in Mexico, Save the Children has been working for 47 years so that girls and boys can learn and be protected.

Shimmy Mob
Since 2011, on World Bellydance Day, teams of belly dancers around the world dance a Shimmy Mob, a belly dance flash mob held annually to raise awareness of domestic abuse.

SOS Children’s Villages Mexico
We serve children and young people who are in vulnerable situations, promoting their development and autonomy, through foster care in protective family environments and strengthening their family, social and community networks.

The Trevor Project Mexico
The Trevor Project is the world’s largest crisis intervention and suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and more) youth.

Toys for Tots Puerto Vallarta
Toys for Tots Vallarta raises funds to purchase toys for distribution to the neediest kids of the Bay area on Three Kings Day. Toys For Tots Vallarta has distributed more than 100,000 toys and installed playgrounds in areas of need.

United Way Mexico
We impact people through volunteer activities in the pillars of education, health and financial stability, while generating long-term changes in communities through a multisectoral action model.

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

Vallarta Senior Care
Founded in 2005, we are pioneers of assisted living in Puerto Vallarta, being the first residential home of its type in the city, caring for senior citizens with a wide range of needs.

Widows Sons Jalisco
Widows Sons International Association is planned and designed to help, assist and support the Widows and Orphans of our Masonic Brothers, be it economically, morally or whatever is necessary.

World Villages for Children
World Villages for Children is a nonprofit providing financial support to the charity programs of the Sisters of Mary. To date we have helped 150,000 children and their families break free from a life of poverty.

World Vision Mexico
World Vision is a global relief and development leader with 70 years of empowering the most vulnerable to overcome poverty and inequality.

Youth With a Mission Puerto Vallarta
YWAM Puerto Vallarta, located in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is an international Christian missions center with a heart to serve the nation of Mexico.

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