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.

 
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 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 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.

 
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 the Development of Family
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Toys for Tots 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.

 
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.

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