Accommodation

Villa Mango B&B

Project #1

The mission of the Nosara Food Bank is to provide food, clothes and other household school necessities to families living in extreme poverty in the Nosara District.

Needs

General School Supplies:
Book Bags, Chalk, College-Ruled Paper, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Crayons, Dry-Erase Markers, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, Pencil Cases/Bags, Pens, and Rulers

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

Educational Games/Toys:
Stuffed Animals/Soft Toys and Puzzles

Clothing/Shoes:
New Bras, New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes, and New Underwear

Linens:
Bath Towels, Bed Linens, Light Blankets, Linen Sets, Mosquito Nets, and Pillows

Health/Personal Grooming:
Adult and Children’s Diapers, Antibiotic Ointments, Band-Aids, Bars of Soap, Combs, Deodorant, Hair Brushes, Hair Pins and Elastic Hair Bands, Hand Cream, Multivitamin Tablets, Plastic Gloves, Reading Glasses of Assorted Strengths, Sanitary Napkins, Shampoos, Tampons, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Vaseline, and Washing Powder

Project #2

AMOR Animales de Nosara is a nonprofit animal welfare association that focuses on local community involvement for the care of animals. AMOR is helping to find foster and adoptive homes for homeless animals in need of loving care and is working with families who need help taking care of their animals’ needs.

It is our belief that through direct contact and education, people’s minds can be changed to a respectful and loving attitude toward animals, benefiting their pets and the future generations.

Needs

General Medical:
Gauze, Hot Water Bottles, Needles, and Thermometer (Digital)

Syringes:
5 ml Syringes, 10ml Syringes, and 20ml Syringes

Medications:
Activated Charcoal

Animal Food:
Kitten and Puppy Formula

Animal Supplies:
Flea Shampoo, Food and Water Bowls, Frontline, Heartgard Dewormer, Leashes, and Feral Havahart Cat Traps

Initiatives Supported

All the needs are current as of July 18, 2018

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 take them.

Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
• Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
• The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.

Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.