By Christine Estevez | 05/26/2009 - 15:30
Oscar de la Renta has been a prominent force in the fashion industry for over four decades and he’s not showing signs of slowing down any time soon. The Dominican designer has always had a fondness for the refined and feminine, a quality that has attracted high-caliber clientele like Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyoncé Knowles, Penélope Cruzand Jackie Onassis.
By Mariela Rosario | 05/12/2009 - 10:45
A medical scare with baby Emme right after she was born made Jennifer Lopez think twice about children's health care, and what she would do if she couldn't have access to all the resources she needed.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2009 - 16:25
Daddy Yankee recently inaugurated a children's center in one of the most impoverished neighborhoods on the outskirts of Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic. "Daddy's House," as the center has been dubbed, was built by Daddy Yankee's foundation, Corazón Guerrero. Created in 2007, Daddy Yankee began Corazón Guerrero to help provide quality education and promote non-violent lifestyles for young girls and boys.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/25/2008 - 13:26
With Thanksgiving just around the corner you’re probably thinking about all you’re grateful for: good health, close friends, a loving family and delicious food. But what about those people whose lists are a bit shorter? The rush of the coming season makes it easy to focus our attention on things we want for ourselves (like finding the perfect outfit for that family dinner) and often leaves little room to think about others outside our circle.
Here’s how to have the best of both worlds: a fun party while giving back! Stress not included.
By Monica Herrera | 09/16/2008 - 17:22
Not every celeb wants to launch a full-fledged fashion line. Jessica Alba, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and La La Vasquez are among the dozens of starlets who designed one look (a T-shirt or a onesie) for "Spread the Love," a charity campaign jumpstarted by L.A. T-shirt line 2LOVE. Each piece features its celebrity designer's stylish interpretation of amor--cop them online at 2lovecollection.com, and a portion of proceeds will go to the charity of their choice.
By smundhra | 08/11/2008 - 08:55
Who says money can't buy love? Alex Rodriguez seems to be trying to use his checkbook to win back his Material Girl Madonna—by donating $500,000 to her charity Raising Malawi, according to the New York Daily News.
The charity's director Philippe van den Bossche would neither confirm nor deny reports of A-Rod's generosity, which these days we know "no comment" pretty much means the story is true.
By Latina Staff | 04/10/2008 - 09:53
América Ferrera is taking time off from campaigning for Hillary Clinton to lend her name to another worthy cause: hosting the third annual Hot in Hollywood charity event in L.A. to benefit the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Real Medicine, a disaster relief organization.