Above photos (in order of appearance) are attributed to Sandra Laurin, and the following three to Sean Reagan.

“No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark”

Warsan Shire

The mission of the Latin American Relief Fund (LARF) is to support humanitarian organizations that assist migrants and refugees in Mexico, including Albergue ABBA shelter in Celaya, Guanajuato. 

LARF seeks to raise awareness about the plight of migrants fleeing poverty, violence, political upheaval, persecution and the consequences of climate change.

McALLEN, TEXAS - June 22, 2018: Undocumented immigrants walk into the bus station in McAllen, Texas after being released from detention. Ilana Panich-Linsman for the ACLU

Some facts about our community

Together, ABBA Shelter and the Latin American Relief Fund are making a big difference


Of the 2.8 million migrants traveling to the US border each year, more than 80,000 have sought shelter at Albergue ABBA.


The expected number of migrants seeking shelter at ABBA each year has tripled from 4000 to 12,000.


The number of meals served at ABBA in the month of August 2021.


Migrant amputees have received medical care, prostheses and rehabilitation through ABBA in the last four years.

Photo by Sean Reagan

Latin American Relief Fund

The Latin American Relief Fund is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Donations are tax-deductible under US federal tax law. Our board supports the needs of migrants passing through Mexico.

Photo by Stan Allen

About Albergue ABBA
(aka ABBA House)

Albergue ABBA is a migrant shelter in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, offering a temporary safe space for migrants, as well as being the #1 amputee rehabilitation center in the nation.

Photo by Sean Reagan

Our Events

Stay involved with Albergue ABBA and keep informed on issues affecting migration & migrants through our upcoming events.

Photo by Sean Reagan

How to Contribute

Together we can help preserve the dignity, safety, and human rights of so many who are often forgotten.

Become a supporter of LARF and do your part to help migrants in need.

On behalf of them, we couldn’t be more grateful.

The Latin American Relief Fund is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that welcomes donations from Donor Advised Funds. Please contact us if you need more information.

Become a donor and do your part to support migrants