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U.S. Rotarians descend on Mérida with aid

Arriving with everything from medical supplies to water filtration systems, a group of 130 Rotarians from the United States chose Mérida for their latest goodwill mission.

Women’s polo tourney benefits orphans at Christmas

The Copa de Chicas for Charity event made for a busy weekend at the Yucatán Polo Club.

It’s women players only in this charity polo tournament

This weekend's Copa de Chicas for Charity started out as a small polo tournament, but has become a full-blown social event.

Delta, Habitat for Humanity build in Chicxulub

Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 12th Global Build with Habitat for Humanity International by helping build six homes in Chicxulub. Sixty-six volunteers will participate.

Tickets selling briskly for A Taste of Mérida gala

A stunning Belle Epoque house in Mérida's Centro Histórico will be the stage for Fundacíon BAI AC's big gala fundraiser this year, and tickets are selling quickly.

Thank you all for a wonderful Posada

We pulled it off! It seemed a little bold for our still-new organization to ask people to contribute their money, their time, their stuff. But we gave it a shot.

A Christmas Posada to benefit young and old

Yucatán Expat Life is pleased to announce our First Annual Christmas Posada to benefit two very worthy local charities, La Divina Providencia and the Caimede DIF Orphanage.

What’s under those red dresses? Tradition!

For the record, those women (and men) in red dresses tromping through the Centro last Saturday were upholding a venerable tradition.

Caring expat finds volunteers, gifts

Mérida expat Kimmy Suki, has a gift for rallying the community to help people in need. We talked to this long-time expat to find out what makes her tick.

See and be seen: A Taste of Mérida

Photos from 2015's Taste of Merida benefit for Brazos Abiertos A.C.

A good fit for a food-and-wine fundraiser

All the tickets have been sold, but there is a waiting list for A Taste of Mérida at Villa Verde, which is just around the corner.

Mystery theater returns! Here’s whodunnit

"Mérida's Got Murder," a madcap interactive mystery, runs next week at three different venues. We talk to the writer-director about what to expect.

Hogar de Loreto receives Hyatt donation

Hyatt Regency Merida donated US$5,000 to El Hogar de Loreto for its positive impact on the community.

Red Ribbon Ball benefits struggling AIDS shelter

The Oasis Red Ribbon Charity Ball is the third iteration of a fundraiser in which all proceeds go to a charity that should be close to your heart.

Aid drive underway for Odile victims

More than a ton of food, rice, water, diapers and other products has been collected for victims of Hurricane Odile, and there is still time to contribute.