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Puerto Vallarta News NetworkNews from Around Banderas Bay | January 2009 

Taking a Trip Can Make a Wish Come True
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Taking a trip can make a child's wish come true. For more information or to make your reservations, contact Roberta Valdez at (322) 293-7534 or robertamakeawish(at)
Make A Wish Foundation, the largest worldwide organization in existence that grants terminally ill children their last wish, is in more than 30 countries on four continents, including here in Mexico.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation began in 1980 with the fulfillment of the first wish.

In 2002, Make a Wish started up in Mexico by granting its first wish to a boy from the state of Jalisco who wanted a bike.

In 2003, Make A Wish Mexico assumed the challenge of granting wishes for all children with life-threatening illnesses in the Republic of Mexico. The national office is based in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.

With the support given to Make A Wish Mexico throughout the Republic of Mexico from private donations, companies, organizations and volunteers they have made it possible to accomplish their mission: To grant wishes and create moments of hope and happiness for children with life-threatening illnesses in Mexico.

Each wish is as unique and special as the child and Make-A-Wish México works to give the child and their family happy memories, laughter and shared emotions. It does not matter how complex or simple the wish, the result is always inspiring.

We need your help and support to continue growing and granting every child's wish and making their dreams come true.

To raise the funds needed for granting more wishes, the followings trips, provided by Alegre Events & Tours, are being offered for the 2nd season to benefit Make A Wish Mexico:

Mascota/Talpa - 1 Day Trip
7 am-7 pm February 2, March 7 and April 4, 2009
$750 pesos ($75 USD) per person

Tonala "Shop Til you Drop" Trip - 3 days/2 nights
Jan. 21-23 Feb. 25-27 Mar. 25-27 & Apr. 15-17, 2009
$1875 pesos ($187 USD) Double Occupancy
$2150 pesos ($215 USD) Single Occupancy

Mexico City/Puebla/Cholula/Cuernavaca/Taxco - 6 days/5 nights
February 11-16, 2009
$6200 Pesos ($620 USD) Double Occupancy
$8200 pesos ($820 USD) Single Occupancy

Guanajuato/San Miguel/Dolores Hidalgo/Leon - 5 days/4 nights
March 13-17, 2009
$5500 pesos ($550 USD) Double Occupancy
$6700 pesos ($670 USD) Single Occupancy

Morelia/Patzcuaro/Uruapan - 5 days/4 nights
April 01/05, 2009
$5800 pesos ($580 USD) Double Occupancy
$7800 pesos ($780 USD) Single Occupancy

For further information or to make reservations, contact Roberta Valdez at (322) 293-7534, 293-7369 or robertamakeawish(at), or stop by the Make-A-Wish México office at San Salvador 337-A (upstairs, between Brasil & Bolivia) Col. 5 de Diciembre in Puerto Vallarta, Mon-Fri between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm to make your payment. Tel: (322) 222-9111/9112. All trips provided by Alegre Events & Tours, Roberta Valdez.
Make-a-Wish is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Donations are used to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses, and are tax deductible in the USA and Mexico. If you would like to volunteer, make a donation, refer an eligible child or adopt a wish, please call (322) 222-9112 or 01 800 DESEOS 1 (337-3671) or visit

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