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Nonprofit Resource Network News

NONPROFIT

By Robin Loving

Welcome to the final edition of the Nonprofit Resource Network News. It has been a pleasure connecting and informing nonprofits in the San Miguel area. If you are interested in any aspect of nonprofit management, you may contact Robin Loving at Robin@RobinLoving.com.

 

Benefactor News

Benefactors Matching Earthquake Relief Donations: If you want to help Mexicans affected by recent quakes, make your donation go further by donations through Banco Inbursa, which will donate 5 pesos for each 1 peso you donate; or either Banorte or Intercam, which will donate 1 for each 1.

Tolpen House Sale to Benefit SMA Nonprofit: Three-bedroom, four-bath home on Cinco de Mayo has view of Parroquia along with backyard, wrap-around terrace, and roof garden. Three percent of sales price will go to a San Miguel nonprofit if you find the buyer. Asking price is USD$629,000. For more information, contact LOuell5977@aol.com or 415 566 1162.

Traveling Tutus is giving away new adult hip hop pants in various colors and sizes to groups that can provide photos of the merchandise in use for use on social media. If interested, contact info@travelingtutus.org.

Consultant News

Dorie Beach has an assistant who is seeking additional work in social work, dialysis, thanatology, and hospitalization. If you need any of these, please contact Dorie at delaplaya3@yahoo.com.

Nonprofit News

Amigos de la Presa has planned the following events. For more information, contact PresaAmigos@gmail.com.

 

October 21, 7:30am, Birdwatching Paddle

October 22, 10am, Sunday Paddle

October 26, 6pm, Sunset Paddle

October 28, 9:30am, Shoreline Cleanup

Audubon de Mexico will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a gala at Los Senderos, November 11 from 5:30 to 10pm, with music by Los Rabeats and a live auction of eco-travel and culinary adventures. For more information, contact audubondemexico@gmil.com

Casa de los Angeles and Centro Infantil San Pablo have merged to become Centro Infantil de los Angeles. Patricia Palacios is the director. The new organization will help single mothers with children who require personalized, special attention.

Children’s Art Foundation has appointed Alberto Lenz as executive director. For more information, contact ArtedelosNinos.org.

Democrats Abroad has a new Facebook page at facebook.com/Democrats-Abroad-San-Miguel-de-Allende-132563014050571/.

El Charco’s Annual Membership Fiesta will be December 1, 6–9pm at Aldama 9. For more information, contact charcodelingeniocomunicacion@gmail.com.

El Sindicato will have a Mystic Arts of Tibet Festival of Peace October 21 and 21[1] at Recreo 4. Tickets are on sale at the Biblioteca, Insurgentes 25.

 

Lifelong Learning has slated the following courses and workshops. For more information, contact lifelonglearning@instituto-allende.edu.mx. Register and pay online at http://instituto-allende.edu.mx/en/lifelong-learning-program/ or at Ancha San Antonio 22, Monday–Friday, 9am–2pm Registration at class carries a 200 peso surcharge.

 

October 21, “Porfirio Diaz/Mexican Revolution,” 1910–1920, 10am–3pm including lunch, 425 pesos.

October 23, 25, and 30, “Bioethics throughout Life,” 1–4pm including social hour, 525 pesos.

November 7, 9, 14, and 16, “History of Western Interior Design,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

November 8, “Perspectives, Questions, and Building Our Future,” 10am–3pm including lunch, 425 pesos.

December 5, 7, 12, and 14, “Americans in Paris: Expat Writers of the ’20s,” class 1–3pm, social hour 3–4pm, 625 pesos.

December 9, “Chasing Kennedy’s Dream: U.S. Peace Corps, a Personal Journey,” 10am–3pm including lunch, 425 pesos.

January 2, 4, 9, “Apology and Forgiveness: From the Personal to the Political,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

January 3, 5, 10, 12, “Unconscious Bias: Becoming Aware of What We Really Believe,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

January 15, 17, 22, and 24, “Mexican Law,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

January 18, 23, and 25, “The World Refugee Crisis: Why Won’t They Let Me In?” 1–4pm including social hour, 525 pesos.

February 2, “Introduction to Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Section 1,” 10am–3pm including lunch, 425 pesos.

February 6, 8, 12, 13, “History of Western Architecture,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

February 7, “Introduction to Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Section 2,” 10–3pm including lunch, 425 pesos.

February 15, 20, 22, 27, “Existential Psychology: In Search of Lives Worth Living,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

February 19, 21, 23, and 26, “Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire,”1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

March 2, 5, 7, and 9, “Great Trials that Changed the Course of History,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

March 6, 8, 12, and 14, “American Political Parties from Lincoln to Trump,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

March 10, “The Silk Road: Its History, Culture, and People,” 10am–3pm including lunch, 425 pesos.

March 13, 15, 20, and 22, “The Unbearable Weirdness of Modern Physics,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

March 16, 21, 23, and 28, “God Wills It: A Cultural History of the Crusades,” 1–4pm including social hour, 625 pesos.

 

Rural Education Institute has slated its annual “Baubles, Bangles and Beads” benefit for February 13 at Casa Carly to supply libraries in communities with books and computers. To donate gently-used, high-end costume jewelry, contact events@ruraledmexico.org or gypsygems@gmail.com.

 

Sociedad Protectora de Animales will have a “Celebration of Animal Lovers” party November 15 from 5–7pm with door prize, a silent auction, and a raffle. For more information, contact spapawsandclaws@gmail.com.

 

Writer’s Conference and Literary Festival is slated for February 14–18, 2018. For more information, contact SanMiguelWritersConference.org.

 

Volunteer News

Jovenes Adelante seeks leaders for its university scholarship program. Join us and thrill to the development of these outstanding local scholars as you help us market, fundraise, and tutor English, among other fulfilling opportunities. For more information, contact Robin@RobinLoving.com.

Los Labradores residents are eager to volunteer. If you have volunteer opportunities, please send them to Robin@RobinLoving.com.

Shara Haral wants to help with fundraisers. She is prepared to set up, decorate, serve, clean up, etc. Contact her at s_h64@hotmail.com.

 

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