There are a large number of charities operating in Mexico. They are for the most part well organized and run by foreigners. Charity usually goes to helping disadvantaged children with their educational and medical expenses, as well as helping poor families, disabled people, war veterans, the homeless, the elderly, and orphanages. Here is a list of charity and volunteer organizations:
American Benevolent Society
An organization dedicated to helping needy American citizens in Mexico.
Union Church, Paseo de la Reforma 1870, Lomas de Chapultepec
Tel: 5540-5123, 5520-3008
The American British Cowdray (ABC) Medical Center
One of Mexico's leading medical institutions.
Calle Sur 136 No. 118, Colonia Las Americas
Tel: 5230-8861, 5230-8000
American Legion in Mexico
Serving the interests of American war veterans residing in Mexico.
The Alan Seeger Post #2 Home is at Celaya 25, Col. Hipodromo-Condesa
Comite Internacional Pro-Ciegos
French organization helping blind people.
Anatole France 71-D, Colonia Polanco
Tel: 5547-5167, 5541-3488
Mexican Red Cross
Full medical services, nursing schools, blood banks, paramedic centers and more.
Luis Vives 200, Colonia Chapultepec Morales
Kilometer 17.5, Highway Mexico - Toluca, Colonia Lomas de Vista Hermosa
Tel: 5570-3433, 5520-0740, 5515-3808
Big organization operating orphanages and Day Care Centers.
San Borha 1458, Colonia Vertiz Navarte
Tel: 5559-5244, 5789-1511
Shriners Hospital For Crippled Children
Zuchil 152, Colonia Rosario de Coyoacan
Tel: 5618-1120, 5618-9289
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