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Altruism Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Published Apr 23, 2014, 11:15am - (Updated May 28, 2014, 2:17pm)

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CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa along with US Consul in Puerto Vallarta, Kelly Trainer, announced the 10th anniversary edition of the Altruism Festival, to take place on Sunday, May 4, 6 pm, at the hotel grounds in Marina Vallarta. A massive fundraising celebration benefiting 20 different local non-profits, the Altruism Festival has become one of Puerto Vallarta’s annual not-to-be-missed celebrations.

As in years past, the Marriott’s ample grounds will be transformed into an enormous outdoor party, for which doors will open at 6 pm. Twenty non-profit organizations are selected as beneficiaries according to the organizers’ good standing guidelines. Each organization gets their own booth, and the opportunity to go onstage and speak to those present about their overall missions. This year’s non-profit beneficiaries are:

  • Banco de Alimentos
  • Biblioteca Los Mangos
  • Biblioteca Rey Nayar
  • DIF
  • Fundación Down 
  • IFC – Club Internacional de la Amistad
  • Casa Hogar Máximo Cornejo
  • Manos de Amor
  • Clínica de Rehabilitación Sta. Bárbara
  • Pasito de Luz
  • Club Rotario PV
  • Paraíso Felino
  • Desayunos para Niños PV
  • Navy League
  • Ejército de Salvación
  • Refugio Sta. Esperanza
  • Entre Amigos San Pancho
  • Scouts de Mexico
  • Ecología y Conservación de Ballenas
  • SETAC

While this is going on, a number of favorite local restaurants offer guests a sampling of their menus. Participating restaurants this year include El Arrayán, Barcelona Tapas, Café des Artistes, Daquiri Dicks, Kaiser Maximilian, and River Café among many others.

Tickets for the event, which also includes live entertainment, are $350 pesos per person, presale, and $450 at the door, available at the hotel’s concierge desk. For more information, please contact Lourdes Bizarro at lourdes.bizarro@marriotthotels.com.

 
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