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Season of Sharing bash raises over 112,000 pesos

The Toys for Joy 4th Annual Holiday Gift drive was a huge success again this year. With The Flossie-May & Gert Family Fund covering overhead expenses,...

Toys for Joy celebrates 4th year collecting gifts for area children

Yucatan Giving Outreach AC announced today that the last in the series of this year's Season of Sharing events is almost sold out.

Season of Sharing raises 245,400 pesos in a 1-day polo tournament

Visitors paid between 350 and 500 pesos to attend an afternoon of polo matches, live music, cocktails and activities that included a fashion show, creative hat contest and a silent auction. 

Charity polo tournament, in 3rd year, on pace to set records

The finishing touches are being completed for the 3rd Annual Chicas for Charity Polo Tournament, which is fast approaching on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Expats, locals mix over YGO breakfast and raise money for charities

Breakfast was served Tuesday morning to a banquet room full of expats and locals who reveled in kicking off another Season of Sharing.

Polo fundraiser Chicas for Charity back for 3rd year, goes co-ed

The Chicas for Charity polo event is back, and this time the chicos are invited to play.

Local 59 will swap pancakes for blankets to help elderly in...

When Dawn Simmons, the owner of Local 59, heard about a drive to provide 800 blankets to the elderly, she jumped at the chance to help.  

Volunteers turn bolts of cloth into 100 dresses for needy girls...

When a friend showed Melissa Adler a sweet, simple little dress she was making for her granddaughter’s upcoming visit, the idea for Cien Vestidos (A Hundred Dresses) was born.

Massimo Bottura plans chef-run soup kitchen in Mérida, salvaging food waste

One of the world's top chefs will open a refettorio in Mérida to feed chef-prepared meals to those in need.

Recycling drive pays for VIFAC library

VIFAC, an association that supports women with unplanned pregnancies, found a way to turn recycling into funds for their cause.

For the hungry, Escargot bakery offers bread for the taking

Born in Chiapas, but "Yucateco by adoption," the bakery owner's kind gesture has continued for four years.

Elegant food-and-wine evening raises 300,000 pesos for BAI

After month of careful preparation and planning, Fundacíon BAI raised 300,000 pesos in one elegant evening of food and wine.

Taste of Mérida returns to support Fundación BAI’s critical mission

For Fundación BAI, in its 11th year a key social player in the city, a lot rides on its annual Taste of Mérida fundraiser.

Doctors with big hearts return to Yucatán for 40th year

Doctors from Mercy Hospital will continue a 40-year altruistic tradition by treating children on the Peninsula with congenital heart disease.

At SoHo Galleries, ‘Art with Heart’ benefits kids in shelters

The gallery teams up with Yucatán Giving Outreach to help its Art with Heart Program expand to more shelters.

Season of Sharing raises 414,000 pesos, collects 623 Christmas toys

The Season of Sharing raised 414,000 pesos that will be divided among several local beneficiaries, said Kimmy Suki, founder of Yucatán Giving Outreach A.C.

Forget something at the airport? It might be for sale

Suitcases and whatever was packed in them, left unclaimed nearly three years at the Mérida International Airport, have been donated to a charity.

‘Chicas’ polo tournament: All women players, all for charity

In just two years, the Chicas for Charity Polo Tournament has found support from all corners, with international players arriving and international sponsors backing it.

How to help earthquake victims in Mexico

Bottled water, non-perishable foods, disposable diapers, first aid, clothing and blankets will be collected at donation centers and sent to the victims of Tuesday's earthquake.

U.S. Rotarians descend on Mérida with aid

Arriving with everything from medical supplies to water filtration systems, a group of 130 Rotarians from the United States chose Mérida for their latest goodwill mission.

Women’s polo tourney benefits orphans at Christmas

The Copa de Chicas for Charity event made for a busy weekend at the Yucatán Polo Club.

It’s women players only in this charity polo tournament

This weekend's Copa de Chicas for Charity started out as a small polo tournament, but has become a full-blown social event.

Delta, Habitat for Humanity build in Chicxulub

Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 12th Global Build with Habitat for Humanity International by helping build six homes in Chicxulub. Sixty-six volunteers will participate.

Tickets selling briskly for A Taste of Mérida gala

A stunning Belle Epoque house in Mérida's Centro Histórico will be the stage for Fundacíon BAI AC's big gala fundraiser this year, and tickets are selling quickly.
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