Urgent Care – Items Needed for Juluchuca Health Clinic

Teaming up with Pack for a Purpose, on-site volunteer and nurse from Denmark, Malene Jakobsen, has developed short list of critical items needed for the local health clinic. This just a list of supplies. We will also be raising funds to do some needed renovations in the coming weeks. To see the list on Pack…

Local Elementary School Wish List

As school comes to an end and you start cleaning out those school supplies what better use than to pack and donate.  While Morgan, head of community relations, was working with the local schools during Earth Day on a clean up program of the local river and beach, she developed a deeper relationship with the…

Sal Viva Now Available for Purchase Online

Sal Viva, “the Salt of Life”, harvested in Juluchuca, right down the road from Playa Viva, is now available online for purchase through our partners at CharitiesUSA.com/GreaterGood. Purchase an 8 oz package which is now available online for $9.95 and in the process preserve land, save animals and do good. This is the best salt…

Akasha Restaurant hosts Turtle Fundraiser

Last week, Suzanne Biegel and Daniel Maskit held a fundraiser at Akasha Restaurant, the acclaimed organic eatery in LA, for the benefit of “La Tortuga Feliz” – the turtle sanctuary at Playa Viva.  A small group of friends of Suzanne, Daniel and Playa Viva gathered for a wonderful dinner and to talk turtles.  The group…

Rainforest2Reef Honored

Rainforest2Reef, a non-profit, founded by the folks behind Playa Viva was recently honored at the SalesForce.com Dreamforce Event in San Francisco.  See this video presentation where Rainforest2Reef is honored along with other non-profits worldwide using Salesforce.com products.  We are proud of the success this organization has had over the last 8 years in establishing a…

In Support of a Good Cause

We are sometimes approached by organizations looking for Playa Viva to make a donation to their non-profit’s charity auction. In general, we like to support organizations that support environmental and social endeavors near to the area we serve, Mexico, Guerrero, Zihuatanejo, etc.  Most recently we supported an organization who’s mission is far away in Tibet, but during…