Ana de la Reguera helps with the Mexican Red Cross
Happy Birthday, Ana de la Reguera! 8 Ways She Gives Back to the Latino Community
By Tom Castaneda | 04/08/2013 - 09:12

Since portraying Sister Encarnación in 2006’s Jack Black-starrer Nacho Libre, Ana de la Reguera has been making her mark in Hollywood, as well as maintaining her superstar status in Latin America. But the Mexican actress, who just happens to be turning 36 today (April 8), hasn’t forgotten her roots. When she isn’t acting or modeling, de la Reguera spends her time with charitable projects. Here’s a look at her philanthropic efforts.


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Demi Lovato at a Mean Stinks event
16 Young Latina Stars Who Lend Their Time to Important Causes
By Tom Castaneda | 03/11/2013 - 13:49

Talk about girl power! Some of Hollywood’s brightest young Latina starlets aren’t losing sight of what’s important… giving back. Despite their tremendous success and hectic schedules, celebrities like Selena Gomez, Victoria Justice and Bella Thorne still manage to make a difference by donating their time and energy to help make the world a better place. Here’s a look at 16 young Latina stars who lend their time to important causes.


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Adela Quezada
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Business Owner Adela Quezada
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/26/2013 - 14:30

Adela Quezada is the owner of Juice it Up!, a franchise smoothie and juice bar chain that specializes in blended-to-order real fruit smoothies located in Fontana, California. After experiencing abuse for most of her childhood, Adela ran away from Mexico to the United States when she was just 18. Today, Adela not only has a happy family life but she is also a successful entrepreneur and small business owner. We spoke to Adela about her business and passion for the Latino community,


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Majoriet Matute
Inspiring Latina of the Week: Philanthropist Marjoriet Matute
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/20/2013 - 12:56

Marjoriet Matute is the founder of Devin and Tristan Give Back, a charity that raises awareness for different issues, collects toys and helps with anything else that is needed in communities. The non-profit organization has various collections throughout the year to help support the organizations that need their help. They work hard to support those in need any way they can.


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Selena Gomez with mom, Mandy Teefey, and stepfather at Right to Laugh Event
Selena Gomez Supports Her Mom at Foster Care Fundraiser
By Kamren Curiel | 06/14/2012 - 14:34

Selena Gomez looked stunning sans boyfriend (Justin Bieber reportedly stayed in the car), sporting a sleeveless dress and old Hollywood hair waves as she walked the red carpet with her mom and stepdad for the annual comedy show fundraiser “The Right to Laugh.” The event, held Tuesday at the Avalon in Hollywood, benefitted the Alliance for Children


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13 Young Latino Celebs Making a Difference!
By Tom Castaneda | 02/23/2012 - 13:17

From visiting foreign lands in the hopes of raising awareness about the plights of others to lending their beautiful voices to help raise money for those less fortunate, today’s young Latino stars are making an enormous (and meaningful) difference in the world. They're also proving that you're never too young to change the world. Here, we present 13 Latino celeb do-gooders we love! 

The 25 Most Beautiful Latino Stars Under 25


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Latinas Giving Back: Stars Who are Making a Difference
Latinas Giving Back: Stars Who are Making a Difference
By Latina Staff | 12/13/2011 - 17:00

This year, many of our Latina celebs have carved time aside from the red carpets and escandalos to give back. And what a tremendous year it’s been!

Some of our fave celebs have placed others before themselves through countless philanthropic endeavors; we’ve seen our seasoned Latinas continue to give, as well as a younger generation emerging with their own worthy causes in mind. Very little feels better than giving back, so we decided to round up our list of Latinas with big hearts – and (of course) big wallets. Check out our list below:


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How Sofia, Eva, and Zoe Are Giving Back
How Sofia, Eva, and Zoe Are Giving Back
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 13:00

Ever wondered what Sofia Vergara and our cover girls Eva Longoria and Zoe Saldana have in common? Besides being Latina (of course), all three have huge hearts!

Christina Aguilera Takes on World Hunger

Here’s a quick summary of each actress’ latest philanthropic efforts:


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William Levy
William Levy Leaving Telenovelas...For Now
By Amaris Castillo | 07/15/2011 - 14:30

We may not be seeing William Levy in another telenovela for a while! In a recent Twitter Q & A, the Triunfo del Amor star answered various questions asked by his fans. When someone asked him what his next telenovela would be, Levy said that for the moment, he had no plans to start filming a new soap. Don't worry, he won't be out of the public eye for long, Levy is actually working on his first film project!


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Mark Sanchez on GMA
Mark Sanchez Makes Giving Simple
By Adriana Rivera | 07/13/2011 - 14:30

New York Jets quarterback, Mark Sanchez, is putting his time during the football lockout to good use. He’s partnered up with Sam’s Club and the charity campaign Giving Made Simple.

“Basically what Sam’s Club is doing is donating $2 million through the month of July to four different charities. Alliance for a Healthier Generation, The Y[MCA], Oasis, and Sesame Street, all different demographics and they’re promoting the prevention of chronic disease,” Sanchez said on ABC News.


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