How to donate if you want a U.S. tax receipt

  • U.S. tax receipts are issued by our partner organization, the Foundation for Lake Chapala Charities, an approved U.S. 501(c)(3) organization. Their web site address is
  • On their website, just click on Donate at the top of the screen, and you will see you can donate via Paypal, check/money order or wire transfer.  When you click on your payment option, don't forget to click on "Select Charity" - for us it's Brigada Estatal/Poco a Poco.
  • If you want to pay by cash or check (made out to the Foundation for Lake Chapala Charities), we can arrange for a pickup of either cash or checks, payable in U.S. dollars, by contacting one of our team members via our email:
  • If you are writing a check, please make your U.S. dollar check payable to "Foundation for Lake Chapala Charities".
  • If you live outside of Mexico, mail your check to: Foundation for Lake Chapala Charities, 5802 Bob Bullock, Ste. 328C-4A, Laredo, TX 78041.  In the notes please indicate your donation is for Brigada Estatal/Poco a Poco.
  • If you live in the area, checks written locally can be placed in an envelope, marked “FOUNDATION – BOX 4A" and can be dropped off at the front desk at HandyMail in San Antonio.  Handy Mail is located one block east of Super Lake on the carreterra.
  • Again, please mention that the donation is for Brigada Estatal/Poco a Poco.
  • You will receive a tax-deductible receipt letter directly from the Foundation.

The Foundation sends reports to us about all transfers, and gives us 100% of the funds directly from their account to our account.

If you have any questions about tax-deductible donations to the Foundation for Lake Chapala Charities, or you experience any problems, please contact us at for assistance.
Or if you prefer, you can write to the Foundation itself: 

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