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Fairmont Mayakoba

Mexico

Accommodation

Fairmont Mayakoba

Learn more about Fairmont Mayakoba on the Rainforest Alliance's SustainableTrip.org website.

If you live in the USA, and would like to bring soccer supplies for the project on this page contact Soccer.com at this link. Soccer.com in partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation and Pack for a Purpose will send the first 150 people who complete the form with the necessary information 4 free deflated Passback soccer balls with needles to "Pack for a Purpose" on your trip.

Project #1

Through its community centers, Save the Children works with economically and socially deprived children, providing a safe environment for them to be in while their parents are still at work. Through recreational, cultural, athletic, and educational activities, they seek to improve the quality of life of children from ages 6 through 12 years old. Save the Children is part of the International Save the Children Alliance, an organization represented in over 125 countries that currently helps 1,000 children in Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Needs

General School Supplies:
Colored Pencils, Crayons, Exercise/Composition Books, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, and Pens

Art Supplies:
Craft Scissors and Watercolor Paints

Flash Cards:
(Spanish) Alphabet Flash Cards

Wall Charts:
(Spanish) World Maps

Text/Reading Books:
(Spanish) Age Appropriate and Non-Violent Story Books

Computer Hardware/Software:
Flash Drives/Memory Sticks, Printers, Printer Cartridges, and Working Laptops

Educational Games/Toys:
Baby Dolls, (Spanish) Board Games, Chess Sets, Play-Doh, Plastic Play Tea Set, Plastic Play Kitchen Set, Plastic Food Toys, Play Sets (Doctor, Veterinarian, Carpenter, Policeman, and Fireman), Costumes, Toys (Cars, Trucks, Airplanes, and Boats), Puzzles, and Table Games (Memory Card Games, Rubix Cubes, Sudoku, Lego, and Jenga)

Music Instruments:
Maracas, Xylophones, Bongos, and Guitars

Sports/Outdoor Activities:
Inflation Pumps, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, and Volleyballs

Project #2

Playa Animal Rescue is dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating injured and abandoned dogs, and ultimately finding them permanent, loving homes. Unfortunately, strays are easily seen in all streets of Mexico. Their clinic is in the process of being built, and they need help finishing it. Aside from rescuing strays, Playa Animal Rescue's dream is to build a low cost clinic for the pets of local people who have fewer resources, hence promoting health for the locals.

Needs

General Medical:
Antibiotic Ointment, Plastic Gloves, and Sanitary Napkins

Surgical:
Lubricant, Sterile Surgical Gloves, Surgical Instrument Cleaner, Surgical Instrument Marking Tape, and Surgical Instrument Rings

Linens:
Bathing Towels

Animal Supplies:
Blankets, Brushes and Combs, Chew Toys, Collars, Dewormer, Dog Carriers (All Sizes), Dog Crates (All Sizes), Dog Food, Dog Gates, Dog Snacks, Feeding Trays, Flea Shampoo, Food and Water Bowls, Frontline, Harnesses, Heartgard, Leashes, and Pet Shampoo and Conditioners

For the complete list of needs for the clinic, please visit: Playa Animal Rescue.

All the needs are current as of July 12, 2014
Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you bring for them.