Nurse Vicky Delivers Donated Items to Schools in Las Lomas, Nayarit

Nurse Vicky Flores Ramirez, her assistant Erica Santiago Joachin and I drove to the small town of Las Lomas, near San Pancho, to deliver donated items to the poor children there. Our first stop was the preschool, Prescolar Comunitario Niños Heroes. There were 15 students and their maestro (teacher), Anselma Judith…
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Rob's Ramblings: Packing Donations for the Trip South

We met some people at a local thrift store today who were looking at clothing and other items to donate during their first trip south, planned later this fall. Here are some ideas and comments from fellow Snowbirds who winter in Jaltemba Bay and other Mexican locations, who also donate time and resources while in Mexico. First, lets…

Donations for Vicky’s Dispensary are Desperately Needed

PLEASE CLEAN OUT THOSE CLOSETS AND DRAWERS!!! Then bring everything to the very, very poor here in our area of Mexico. It is needed. Did you know a comb... a comb... is a luxury in a small mountain village! How many old pairs of glasses, reading, vision, out of prescription, do you have? Don't know what to do with them? Please bring them…

Nurse Vicky's Community Donations and New Futbol Project were a Big Hit

My longtime friend and retired nurse, Vicky Flores, has for many years collected and redistributed donations and contributions to the poor of the region. Cash donations are converted to food and medical supplies. Last fall, she donated a computer to a nearby school. She is able to provide through her dispensary food, clothing, medical…

Nurse Vicky Visits Huichol Village for Christmas

Vicky Flores and her helpers, Joe & Mary and Gary & Jerri, delivered 400 notebooks (200 from Ken & Mariam), 800 pencils, 425 toys, 120 barbie dolls (from Geri de Moss), 200 sharpeners, 200 erasers, 25 carpets with rings for children in 7th, 8th and 9th grades, 425 rulers, 100 boxes of crayons and 45 colored pencils, jackets,…

Donations for Vicky's Dispensary are Desperately Needed

PLEASE CLEAN OUT THOSE CLOSETS AND DRAWERS!!! Then bring everything to the very, very poor here in our area of Mexico. It is needed. Did you know a comb... a comb... is a luxury in a small mountain village! How many old pairs of glasses, reading, vision, out of prescription, do you have? Don't know what to do with them? Please bring them…

Nurse Vicky's 2011 Annual Children's Christmas Party

On December 16th, 2011 Nurse Vicky along with a large group of volunteers hosted a Christmas party for the children and families of the small community of San Isidro, north of Zacualapan. Over 120 people enjoyed a barbecue lunch of hamburgers and potato salad with all the fixings. The children – from babies to teens received a Christmas…