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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Do-Gooders: Related Links
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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Don Omar Gives Back
Don Omar Gives Back
By Fox News Latino | 11/29/2010 - 16:18

Reggaetón artist, Don Omar knows the importance of helping others. 

On Thanksgiving Day, the talented singer took time off from promoting his new album, Meet the Orphans, to volunteer at the Isabella Geriatric Center in New York City


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Victoria Justice to be Honored at Variety’s 4th Annual Power of Youth Event
By Mariela Rosario | 10/22/2010 - 17:00

Victoria Justice will be a special guest of honor at Variety magazine's 4th Annual Power of Youth event being held Sunday, October 24 in Los Angeles, California.


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Nicole Richie & Joel Madden Break Ground on New Playground for Disadvantaged Kids
By Norell Giancana | 10/23/2009 - 15:14

After a year of fundraising, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden broke ground on a new playground for children at Beyond Shelter’s Broadway Village II in downtown Los Angeles. The new apartment complex, which is located in a neighborhood with one of the highest concentrations of crime and poverty in the city, is home to 50 homeless families. The children of these families are limited to playing inside all day or on a concrete slab outdoors.


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