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Home for The Food Bank

Well it has finally begun!  Carmta received the permisos for the construction of the new home for Las Mujeres de Chicxulub and the Chicxulub Food Bank.  We are excited and looking forward to when we can move things “home.” Here are some photos of the site as it is now. Use your imagination as you look at...
Help from the Community

Help from the Community

The total community of YOU were very instrumental in helping the Chicxulub Food Bank do well with volunteering your time, your talents, having fun, shopping and learning the language. Summary of the events that have supported the Chicxulub Food Bank: Neek Kaan Garage Sale hosted by Judi and Debbie. In December Judi and I were chatting about how we could help the Food Bank raise funds in order to be able to help with the new building. One idea we had was to host a “stuff swap” where people who had too much of something, or things they weren’t using, could donate them for the purposes of selling them. I was away for most of January, so when I got back Judi got right on things and we went to work, letting people know our plans, and setting a date and time for the sale to take part. We and several other people had fun clearing out our closets of things not serving a purpose, and then many of us and others, hunted through and chose others’ hand me down treasures and made them our own. It was a fun afternoon that took place under the palapa at Neek Kaan, and in just a couple of hours we were able to raise $3500 pesos towards our objective! Yeah! A great idea, quickly turned into a good and fun fundraiser! Here’s hoping the Food Bank’s building will be in place by next year! But we will repeat the garage sale, as it was definitely well received and enjoyed by many! Money raised 3700 pesos Judi and Debbie House Tour PROGRESO/CHICXULUB...
Muelle Market

Muelle Market

Two more markets this month.  This makes a total of 6 markets for the season. You have all been very generous with your donated beans and rice for the families along with other donations. There have been raffles all season thanks to the vendors and a special wall hanging done by Andrea’s mom.  The tickets were on sale for 4 markets and the draw finally occurred. Here is the delighted winner Betty Barton, winner of the wall hanging with Andrea And then the final one on March...

Bingo Is Almost Done

Thanks to everyone who came out to bingo and enjoyed themselves.  The photos are great!  Thanks to Wayne for taking the pix. Thanks to Karen for calling the numbers this week and Austin who kept track of everyone. Kathy and Lorraine continued to do a stand-up job. KarenAustin and KathyLorraine JuleeSusanRosieBruceLorrieCathySandyDavidLorraine and EsauAnnHeleneKathyLindaLorettaKathy March 13th bingo games Part of the teamLorraineJackie,Pauline and AustinLorraine and JackieThe groupLindaRebeccaLewisJanLindaSandySusanLorraine,Pauline and KathyDianeDiane picking the 50/50 winnerDavidLindaWayneBarbBarb wins the...

2019 House Tour

The House Tour was a huge success.  Over 300 tickets were sold and the proceeds from the tour and raffle . It was gratefully appreciated to all folks who generously made donations for the raffle, helped sell tickets, organize the combi rides and took photos and helped make this event memorable! Here are a few photos of some of the sites. PROGRESO/CHICXULUB HOME TOUR A GREAT SUCCESS! More than 300 people toured through 9 homes in Progreso and Chicxulub, as well as  the Soup Kitchen Community Garden on Saturday, March 2. The event, a benefit for the New Progreso Apoyo Program and the Chicxulub Food Bank was enjoyed by both home visitors and the home owners themselves. The Home Tour started and ended at La Cola del Cocodrilo, and a raffle of many interesting items, including original art, helped raise additional funds. More than 160 people used taxis organized by local taxi driver Omar Tuien to shuttle them between the homes. The money raised will be used the new Progreso Apoyo Program to help re-start the Program, now under new leadership, and help the Chicxulub Food Bank continue to provide vital services to low-income families of...