Chilis on Wheels Chapter in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico!

We are excited to announce the start of a Chilis on Wheels chapter in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

They will be preparing vegan sancocho and delivering it to people in need of a warm meal. A sancocho is a traditional Puerto Rican soup/stew made with vegetables, and tubers.

Zuleyka PictureOur Chapter Coordinator in Mayaguez, PR is Zuleyka M. Vargas. Zuleyka is a seasoned animal rescuer and a vegetarian transitioning to a vegan life. She has tirelessly worked with animal protection groups for the past 20 years, staying true to her 12 year old self that dreamed of saving all the animals. Zuleyka currently serves as a member in the Board of Directors of Defensores de Animales. She lives in Hormigueros with her four year old son, four dogs, one cat, and two baby chicks.

You can find the Chilis on Wheels Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Chapter in Facebook here. If you want to get in touch with Zuleyka, you can do so through the Facebook page, or email her at

If you are located in Puerto Rico and want to get involved, please contact her!


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