Pack For A Purpose




San Pancho Rentals & Real Estate is a proud member of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and take supplies for area schools or medical clinics in need, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families. Please click here to see what supplies are needed for our project/projects.

Read this blog post by our founder where she discusses San Pancho’s nonprofit, Entreamigos and their Pack for a Purpose program!

Entreamigos is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to be a bridge between the local community and culture by creating educational opportunities for children and families in San Francisco (San Pancho) Nayarit, Mexico. Entreamigos’ hosts an established community center dedicated to increase learning opportunities for disadvantaged children and families through the implementation of educational programs based on integration and collective community action.

The Entreamigos Centro Comunitario Educativo is a 16,000 sq foot educational facility which hosts a library, computer lab, classrooms, sports and exercise spaces, a gallery, a giant “fridge” cinema room, eco-design workshops, recycling center and re-sale shop! The building itself is fun, beautiful and educational.

In this small pueblo of approximately 2500 residents; Entreamigos staff of volunteers and teachers provide educational workshops and classes to 300 students per year, is sponsoring school scholarship programs for 81 students and has provided children with homework tutoring 1,300 times last year.

Donated items contributed will be used to augment the center’s constantly depleting resources. Additionally, the donated items will help support adult productivity workshops.

The Entreamigos building has been recognized as a model facility for environmentally responsible design, the integration of natural elements and innovation in the use of recycled materials. Entreamigos is truly a wonder of sustainable design and a great place to visit for anyone!

Please join us for a class, workshop, concert or lecture or just stop in and take a look around. Entreamigos is located on #12 Avenida Tercer Mundo. Their phone number is 311 258 4377, email: [email protected] and website: General Public Hours:
Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm, Saturday 10am – 2pm.

2014* Major Sponsors and Collaborations
Charles and Donna Cole Charitable Foundation
Cirque du Soleil (Gilles Ste-Croix and Monique Voyer)
Cirrus Cirkus
Club de Polo La Patrona
Gobierno del Estado,Nayarit
GrahamComm, LLC
Ibero – Universidad Iboamericana Ciudad de Mexico
Irving Foundation
Loaded Boards
Punta de Mita Foundation
Quality Peoples
Retreats Mexico
Reser Family Foundation
Riviera Nayarit
Rotary Club of Barrington, Illinois
San Pancho Rentals & Real Estate
Seeley Family Foundation
TEC de Monterrey – Guadalajara campus
The Left Tilt Fund
World Ventures / World Ventures Foundation

Pack for a Purpose

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