DIF is a government sponsored program that assists citizens in all forms of need. It is operated by the Municipal. https://www.facebook.com/difloretobcs
CLAM Club del Adulto Mayor Loreto is an organization that assists elderly. They have a senior center and activities. https://www.facebook.com/difloretobcs#!/voluntariado.loreto
Caritas is a division of the Mision Church that raises money and collects food and clothing and distributes it to families in need.
Animalandia http://www.animalandia.org/ has visiting vets from other areas who come and volunteer for spay and neuter clinics. They also attempts to find homes for cats and dogs who need them.
Loreto Adoptions is another organization that takes in, socializes and finds good homes for dogs. https://www.facebook.com/difloretobcs#!/profile.php?id=100000784978900
Living Roots http://livingrootsbaja.org/inicio.html Helps endangered cultures adapt and thrive in the modern world while maintaining their culture. They are working with the ranchero families in the Sierra la Giganta above Loreto.
Eco Alianza http://www.ecoalianza.org
Eco-Alianza de Loreto, A.C. is a nonprofit membership organization of environmental organizations and individuals committed to working collaboratively to protect and preserve the coastal, marine and terrestrial eco-systems of the Municipality of Loreto while promoting smart growth strategies and viable communities in the region.
Grupo Ecologista Antares http://www.gea95.org/English/ GEA’s mission is to protect the wildlife and the processes and elements related to Loreto’s marine and terrestrial ecosystems in order to achieve a sustainable development.
Mike and Gus at Coyote Village http://coyotevillageinc.com/cv-dome.html do charity work and help those in need in many ways.
Optimist Club of Loreto http://loretooptamistclub.com/ Hold fund raisers through out the year to raise money to benefit the children of Loreto through scholorships.
The Hidden Port Yacht Club of Loreto in Puerto Escondido http://www.hiddenportyachtclub.com/ Holds Loreto Fest every May where they raise money to donate for the community
Fishin for the Mision http://www.fishingforthemission.com/ An annual Fishing Tournament in July in Loreto that donates all the proceeds to charities of Loreto. Most recently to the Internado and the Mission Church.
Red Cross/Cruz Roja Cruz Roja and the Bomberos They both a key role in the community with mostly if not only charitable contributions for support.
Hermosa Beach, California Sister City Association. http://hb-sistercity.org/ They do amazing work with the paramedics/bomberos in Loreto. Hermosa Beach firefighters and paramedics come to Loreto and hold training sessions for our local Paramedics and Firefighters and have donated ambulances and much needed other medical equipment. They also have an active student exchange program.
Rice and Beans~gathering and distributing food for the needy
The Internado~ A home for children that live on ranches too far from town to get to school. The Internado is a government sponsored program that provides these children a place to live during the week, so they can attend public school.
Earthcomp~Composting and Recycling Loreto! http://www.facebook.com/pages/EarthComp-Loreto/408155982579753
Amigos de Loreto ~Group of volunteers in Loreto Bay who help where there is a need.