Nora Huricane in Puerto Vallarta: How and Where to Help

30 August, 2021
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Updated: September 1, 2021.

Hurricane Nora left human tragedies and substantial material damages over the weekend after torrential rains and heavy winds in Puerto Vallarta and many more places in the state of Jalisco, including Cihuatlán, La Huerta, Tomatlán, Ciudad Guzmán and more.

In Puerto Vallarta, two rivers burst, destroying a bridge Downtown, flooding roads and bringing a building to collapse. Pictures and videos show flooding, felled trees, damaged roads and power lines across several states.

As always, the community itself, along with different volunteers, organizations, businesses are offering great help to those in need, and we’d like to share that information with you, with information collected from all those kind people that are helping, because by helping we can make a difference in many people’s lives.

We’ll keep updating this list so please come back to see the updated information.

Refugio Canino Atardecer

The Sunset Canine Shelter needs us! It was also affected by the #HuracanNora and 34 dogs had to be evacuated, now they ask for our support.

All the animals managed to evacuate them but they are full of mud and need volunteers to bathe them on the weekend.
In the same way, if there is a way they can contribute in kind or donations, they would help a lot:

  • Food from Costco (yellow one)
  • High camping beds because thanks to them the dogs did not drown when the water level exceeded them
  • Necklaces
  • Belts
  • Food dishes
  • Towels
  • Blankets

Place to receive donations in kind:
8 Tostadas EXPRESS in Las Juntas with Mrs. MARINA (before Home depot in BLVD. FRANCISCO MEDINA ASCENCIO NO. 5338, COL. LAS JUNTAS, C.P. 48290

For cash contributions:
Bank: Scotiabank
Account: 25603781081
CLABE: 044375256037810818


Vallarta Food Bank during Hurricane Nora

Vallarta Food Bank



Also, they are in need of:

  • Clothing
  • Home goods
  • Non perishable food items
  • Blankets
  • Underwear and socks
  • Bottled water


SPCA Puerto Vallarta during Hurricane Nora

SPCA Puerto Vallarta


Also, they are in need of:

  • Cat litter /Arena de gatos
  • Cat litter boxes / cajitas para baño gatos
  • Cat food /Comida gatos
  • And food for our employees who will be at the Aralias location daily.
  • Also 2 of our staff members who lived at the sanctuary lost all their belongings in the flood.
  • They need clothes, women´s small and medium size.




Other places where you can donate non-perishable food items:

The Living Room Bookstore & Cafe

Vallarta Natours

Biblioteca Los Mangos

Monzón Brewing Co

Collection centers:

Other Donations

Tragically, a boy died in the collapse of a building next to the River Cuale.

His family lost their son and their home. Francie, one of the selfless founders of the Vallarta Food Bank, also lost her restaurant in the same building collapse. There is a Go Fund Me for them:

Thanks to all those who are supporting the improvement of the affected areas and people!

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