Community Services


CRUZ ROJA MEXICANA

Cruz Roja Mexicana de Zihuatanejo

CRUZ ROJA MEXICANA DE ZIHUATANEJO
MEXICAN RED CROSS OF ZIHUATANEJO

 

The Mexican Red Cross is a non-profit, social interest and voluntary institution that provides assistance to the population that is at risk or in disaster.

These altruistic people are always there to help us when we need them the most, and they deserve our help, too. To make a donation to their bank account from the abroad please use the following info:


Correspondent Bank: JP Morgan Chase
New York City
Swift/ABA Code: 021000021
Beneficiary Bank: BMSXMXMM BANCO SANTANDER S.A.
Correspondent Account: 400047144
Final Beneficiary: Cruz Roja Mexicana I.A.P.
Credit Account: 22000245539

They can also accept donations via PayPal.


CASA MARINA

 

Casa Marina
Paseo del Pescador #9 Centro
C.P. 40880 Zihuatanejo, Guerrero Mexico
Tel. (755) 554-2373, Fax (755) 554-3533

The Animal Humane Society of Zihuatanejo needs your help. For information about donations and memberships please visit their website. The Animal Humane Society of Zihuatanejo (SPAZ-HKP) is a non-profit non-governmental organization financed by the generous donations of people like YOU and from the sales of t-shirts at Casa Marina that allow us to continue our work year after year for our community's animals.

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CASA DE LA CULTURA

 

The partially city-funded La Casa de la Cultura, is a cultural education center that offers free art and cultural classes to children and adults in the community and has been functioning in Zihuatanejo for 15 years in many different locations.

Every Sunday evening, year-round, its students put on a show on Zihuatanejo’s main plaza, called Domingo Cultural. Currently the Casa de la Cultura has almost 179 pupils attending ten workshops, including: sand sculpture; folkloric dance; art (painting, drawing, paper mache); music instruction (guitar and flute) and musical discussion of different genres; sewing and embroidery; classical ballet; modern dance; basic introduction to theater; handicrafts; and literature appreciation. 

Casa de la Cultura web page


MEXICAN HOLIDAYS

 

The Mexican culture and its multiple manifestations are expressed in traditions that are an example of the historical richness of a nation born from the meeting of two worlds: the European and the indigenous.

When you have the opportunity to experience the atmosphere of Mexican festivities, we find the essence of Mexico and its rich past. Here are ancestral traditions, Catholic beliefs, colorful celebrations, and gastronomic wealth that has become famous throughout the world.

MEXICAN HOLIDAYS


RELIGIOUS SERVICES

 

Mexico is predominantly Roman Catholic (about 89% of the population). It is the nation with the second largest Catholic population, behind Brazil and before the United States.

Also, 6% of the population adheres to various Protestant/Restoration faiths (e.g. Latter-day Saints, Pentecostal), the remaining 5% of the population adhering to other religions or professing no religion.. 

Religious Services

AA

 

English-speaking AA meetings are held Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6 pm, Al-Anon meetings at 10:00 am on Fridays. Women's AA meetings at noon on Thursdays.

Located across from the Municipal Library (Biblioteca Municipal) at #66 Cuauhtémoc Street in downtown Zihuatanejo. 

Contact people are:  Bob at tel. 554-9166, mobile 755-558-8431; and Lori at tel. 103-4126.

 

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