Rancho La Gitana News

Vision Campaign Continues

The Pátzcuaro Vision Campaign, conducted by Volunteer Optometrists in Service to Humanity along with volunteers from our community, have provided two clinics to examine and distribute glasses to lower income members of this area.  VOSH Ohio’s dedicated team of optometrists and support staff tested over 2000 people in Pátzcuaro, Santa Clara del Cobre and Tzurumútaro […]

Segunda De Primera

The First-class Secondhand Project Segunda de Primera began in December 2019, was forced to close for about a year due to the pandemic, then reopened even stronger in 2021. We now occupy a larger location than the original space, one generously provided to us by the village government of Tzurumutaro. Our mission is to help […]

Bingo a big success for sight

An enormous thank you to all who participated in the Charity BINGO hosted by John Gillespie March 2nd, where the Patzcuaro Vision Campaign was the recipient of the proceeds. Thanks also to David Haun, Cherie Verber, Samuel Arie Edery, Tom Ryan, Robert Rusie who provide a delicious salad, desserts and beverages to create an entertaining […]

Give Thanks for Sight

Thanks to our friends at the Hummingbird Music Project and some great local musicians, we had a fabulous Thanksgiving day benefit, called Give Thanks for Sight, with food and dancing at Rancho La Gitana in Tzurumútaro. This one-of-a-kind pachanga  was held on November 22nd, which was both Thanksgiving Day and  the Feast of Santa Cecilia, patron saint […]