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There are numerous organizations in San Carlos and Guaymas that rely on volunteers and donations. Here is a list of some of the many groups that are helping people in our communities:

Ancla de Amor Orphanage

Our Orphanage’s Mission to Nurture, Educate, and Inspire

At our orphanage, we are dedicated to providing a nurturing and supportive environment for children who have faced adversity in their young lives.

Rescate San Carlos

Rescate San Carlos provides emergency first aid medical care and ambulance service to San Carlos Sonora residents and visitors. 622-226-0911

Castaway Kids

Castaway Kids Mexico is a wonderful group of volunteers willing to lend a hand so that others less fortunate can better their own lives. From providing school scholarships to needy kids, to hosting recreational activities for children from the poorest sections of town, to providing food, clothing and shelter to families in emergency situations…Castaway Kids volunteers are an active bunch!

Centro de Rescate, Rehabilitación e Investigación de Fauna Silvestre | CRRIFS

Centro de Rescate, Rehabilitación e Investigación de Fauna Silvestre (CRRIFS) is a non-profit organization, with the purpose of rescuing wild animals from risky, sick or injured situations. Located in Guaymas, Sonora. Mexico.

Seguro Y Sano – Sana Y Protegida | Safe & Sound

Seguro y Sano – Sana y Protegida is a Non-profit organization and a Asociacion Civil (AC) not-for-profit whose mission is to establish and provide safe housing, supportive counselling, and legal advocacy services to those women and children fleeing from domestic violence.

Liga de Arte San Carlos

La Liga de Arte is the San Carlos Art League, located in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. They are a group of artists who spend time in San Carlos and come together to share their knowledge of all aspects of visual arts. 

SBPA | Sociedad Benefactora y Proteccion Animales

SBPA provides free spay and neuter clinics for abandoned or feral animals and for low income local families who cannot afford the cost of the surgery.

Rotary Club

San Carlos Rotary Club is an English-speaking Rotary Club whose primary focus is on the education of Mexican children and the care of elderly Mexicans without family support.

Club Deportivo

Join Club Deportivo for one season ($15 per person) or become a lifetime member ($100 per family). Your membership entitles you to participate in all the Club Deportivo events. 2023 / 24 schedule of events.

Amor, Aqua Y Mas | Guaymas safe haven

Amor, Aqua Y Mas is a safe haven for children and mothers who come from an abusive situation and have nowhere else to go.  Currently, the building where they’re living, which is near director Maggie Arechiga’s childhood home, is under construction. The some 20 kids (ages 3 to 16),

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Fray Ivo Youth Orchestra | Bellas Artes Guaymas

Fray Ivo discovered music as a path to uplift youth in Guaymas. He tastefully remodeled the large Bellas Artes building downtown for the evolving Fray Ivo Orchestra where the students currently practice most afternoons.

Centro Ocupacional: Guaymas vocational education program

Centro Ocupacional, an after-school vocational education program, is under construction, looking toward a September 2015 opening, with three labs and three classrooms. They hope to serve 100 youths, from seventh to 12th grade, as well as adults who can use basic plumbing or electrical skills.

WHAT THEY NEED: The construction is being paid for by Integrated Technology Corp.,

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Belen Casa de Pan

Belen Casa de Pan, a feeding program along with recreation, learning and Bible study that provides 40-60 children with a meal and a caring environment three mornings a week, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday

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Alcoholics Anonymous San Carlos Mexico | Schedule & Locations

San Carlos has English speaking meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous. Click to see the schedule and locations.

Club Jerry | Guaymas after-school Club

Club Jerry is an after-school gathering place for boys and girls who otherwise would not have a safe place to play.  Founded in 1993 by Canadian Jerry Donovan, the non-profit club provides a structured and caring environment that has kept children in school and out of gangs.

CBTIS 40 English classes

CBTIS 40 English classes are an outreach of the Castaway Kids’ Adelante Estudiante program, which pairs sponsors with students to pay for their education with about 110 currently supported in high school and college. These Saturday classes are an informal teaching environment that stresses interaction,

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Casa Franciscana’s Clinic | Dispensario Medico

Casa Franciscana’s clinic (“Dispensario Medico”), opened in 1971 in Guaymas by Franciscan friars, provides free medical and dental care to the poor, both prevention and treatment. Open 8:30am to 1:00pm Monday through Friday; from 8:30am to noon on Saturday.

What they need: Anyone with medical,

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Comedor Apoyo Infantil

Comedor Apoyo Infantil, the children’s kitchen in Guaymas, which provides children in need with something to eat, and a place to study or play safely after school. Ages range from pre-school to junior high. Open weekdays; volunteers needed 2-3 p.m.

Las Madrinas

Las Madrinas (The Godmothers) is a ladies club that physically and financially helps the Hogar Paz y Bien orphanage, which provides a home for needy and orphaned children in the Guaymas area. A group of volunteers from San Carlos teach English to pre-schoolers and older students. Volunteer teachers and helpers are needed and welcome.

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San Carlos DAR

San Carlos Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, organized Dec. 2007.

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