About Nayarit

FF1flipped 110pixsMuch of Firefighters Crossing Borders efforts have been focused in the southern area of the State of Nayarit.

The first mission was in 2010 in support of the Zachary Chambers Foundations efforts to improve emergency services in the small village of Sayulita, part of the Municipality of Bahia de Banderas.

Later that year, we established an onsite regional representative who had been working with the areas firefighters sense 2008. With support from a newly elected Municipal President and assistance from community groups the Bahia Fire EMS Project has resulted in the opening of new fire stations, improved equipment, and better firefighter training.

Fire departments from other areas in the State have also received training and equipment donations.

Bahia - Vallarta Fire EMS Fund

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In March 2013, Firefighters Crossing Borders and Punta Mita Foundation linked efforts to build stronger communities in Bahia de Banderas and Puerto Vallarta areas of Mexico. A special Bahia Vallarta Fire EMS Fund was created to provide those interested in supporting our efforts to develop firefighting, rescue and emergency medical services (EMS) for the people of the area.

Community foundations (CFs) are a global phenomenon with 1400 existing around the world of which over 700 are in the United States. In Mexico there are only about 24 Community Foundations. Fundación Punta de Mita is the only CF in the state of Nayarit.

Those making donations into this fund will receive a charitable deduction receipt for their country in the year that gifts are made. Receipt can be issued in the USA, Mexico and Canada and all donations are used to support the firefighters of the area. The goal is to improve life saving emergency services for the people in these communities.

Find out more about how you can donate to the  Bahia Vallarta Fire EMS Fund

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Firefighters Crossing Borders is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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