True Meaning of Christmas

True Meaning of Christmas

Giving. The true meaning of Christmas.

It´s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving – Mother Teresa The miracle is this, the more we share the more we have. Never get tired of doing little things for others, sometimes those little things occupy the biggest parts of their hearts.

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Our Goal

Our goal this year is to raise $5000USD to help 300 children!!  That will give us enough money to buy each child a toy, a t-shirt and a pair of sandals. With this money we will also be able to give each family a food basket, blanket, toothpaste and toothbrushes for the children. We will also provide everyone with a small lunch.

 

The event this year will be on the 22nd of December. With your donations we can give the families in these three villages and the children another day to remember. We are bringing a clown and the bouncy houses again this year.  We would absolutely love for you to be a part of bringing some happiness, food and fun to these people again this year.

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Who We Are Helping

We would like to reach out to you once again on behalf of the children and families in the three villages we have helped for the past 7 years. The first one is called San Marcos where there are 44 families with 120 children. The second one is called Xlapak with 41 families and 97 children.   Again this year, we will invite the third village called Tinunca with 39 families and 85 children. The area is in the south part of the Yucatan Peninsula and is considered one of the poorest in the state. The villages are about 3 and a half hours from Merida which means they do not get very much help from any volunteers. We love to help these families as you can feel and see their appreciation every year. The kids are so happy to see Santa´s truck pulling up filled with toys and food for their families. They run to get in line to get their gift from Santa.

Donate

Your donation goes very far in Mexico and every little bit helps.

1 Kid + 1 Family

Christmas Present
Food Basket
Shirts and Shoes
Pay Pal

$17USD

/Donation
Donate

3 Kids + 3 Families

Christmas Present
Food Basket
Shirts and Shoes
Pay Pal

$51 USD

/Donation
Donate

5 Kids + 5 Families

Christmas Present
Food Basket
Shirts and Shoes
Pay Pal

$85 USD

/Donation
Donate

10 Kids + Families

Christmas Present
Food Basket
Shirts and Shoes
Pay Pal

$170 USD

/Donation
Donate

Your Donation

Any donation is very much appreciated by us, the children you bring a gift to and by the parents that get to see their children receiving a gift from Santa. It is so appreciated by the families that receive a food basket and have food in the house for Christmas. Thank you so much for considering donating to the event! Remember, even if you cannot donate, you can still see the video we will post each Christmas, and be a part of the giving.

Past True Meaning of Christmas Parties

Check out some pictures from our past years
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About Us

Since 2012, we have been bringing a little Christmas to needy families in poor towns around Yucatan, Mexico. With the help of family and friends we are able to create parties for the children and families of the towns. We go dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus to hand out presents to children along with shoes and a shirt, food baskets to the parents and lunch to all that attend. This would not be possible without the donations from our friends and family in Canada, the US and Mexico. From the very first year, we were amazed and so touched by how many people wanted to be a part of these events. We always video the gift giving so we can share that with everyone. It is something that is amazing to see and be a part of. It is our goal, with your help, to continue with this event each and every year.

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Xlapak, Yucatan, Mexico

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Please reach out to us if you have any questions, would like to donate or would even like to join us for a Christmas party one year.

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