Best of Nuevo Vallarta » Community » Local Non-Profit Groups


Thank you for your interest in the many local non-profit groups in the area. Our surrounding communities dedicate a lot of time, resources and hard work, daily, to support these organizations.

Please take a look at who they are and how you can help!


Amigos de Bucerias  A civil association is composed of energetic citizens who are joining together to help make Bucerias a better place to live, work and visit.

Their mission statement is simple: dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the quality of life in Bucerias, in cooperation with all residents, elected/appointed officials, business leaders and visitors."

A friendly group with social activities, fundraisers, and always a helping hand. If you have any questions, or if you would like to join, contact them through their website here:


Abuelos de Bucerias
Amigos de Bucerias Recycling
Biblioteca Rey Nayar
Cleaning Bucerias
Conrad Community Center
John Ozzello Memorial Food Bank
Manos de Amor
PAWS & CLAWS: Spay n Neuter Program
Special Needs Fund
Street Lights

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A Dogs New Life

A Dog's New LIfe. This organization consists of volunteers dedicated to providing rescue to stray, abandoned, abused, or surrendered dogs, with the goal to re-home the dogs either in Mexico, Canada, or the US and promote the welfare of animals in our community.

Providing food, shelter, and vet care to those in need, including animal abuse cases brought by the authorities.

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Amigos de La Cruz | APERCH (Ascn. Pequeños Empresarios y Residentes de La Cruz de Huanacaxtle) is an association of and for the permanent and temporary residents and small businesses of the pueblo of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit in Mexico. Its membership consists of residents and small businesses that wish be an active part of the community and contribute to its orderly growth and development.

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Peace Animals Mexico

PEACE ANIMALS, A non-profit organization, PEACE Animals sterilizes 5,000-6,000 dogs and cats every year. The clinics are first-come, first-served and are very popular so arrive early to sign up for same-day treatment / surgery.

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