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Posts from the ‘Philantropy & Nonprofits’ Category

Join us for the American Latino Heritage Roadtrip Twitter Party! #LatinoHeritage

Although the Latino community accounts for approximately 54 million Americans, Latinos represent less than 13% of national park visitors. Read more


Go out and Vote Today! Youth, Voting and the Impact of a Moms Voice

I registered to vote in college.  It was quite simple, MTV was on site and was giving away T-Shirts for Rock the Vote!  How could I miss out on a FREE T-Shirt from MTV!  As I have grown Read more

Wear Denim on April 25, 2012 To Help Stop Sexual Violence

April is National Sexual Violence awareness month. More than ever these past couple of months I have paid very close attention to cases about violence against women. It’s horrific to think that even in 2012 we need to stand up and bring attention to these issues. Read more

Babies need diapers. Help a Mother Out This Mother’s Day – April 16 – May 13

I’ve join forces with Help A Mother Out (HAMO) and several mom bloggers to form Help a Mother Out LA Advisory Council.  Our goal is to help raise awareness and funds for diaper for children during Mother’s day.  This initiative is very important to me, not only because  of their passion to help others but because this nonprofit is helping to meet the basic needs of local families.  Do you know anyone that needs diapers? Read more

Has Diabetes impacted the vision of anyone in your family or friends?

Did you know that Diabetes is a silent enemy and over 90 percent of severe vision loss and blindness are caused by diabetic retinopathy. This can be identified and addressed early on through a comprehensive Read more

Bloggers Unite for Mimi’s Go Red for Women’s Movement

In February Influential Southern California Bloggers partnered with Mimi’s Cafe to launch Mimi’s Go Red for Women’s campaign in Irvine, California. Read more

Moms Clean Air Force | Being A Good Mom Means Protecting My Children

Being a good mom means protecting my children by feeding them healthy, chemical-free foods, providing toxic-free shelter for them, and protecting them from harm. Whether our children Read more

Help Support the Diaper Act

It’s Thankful Thursday folks and today I’m thankful for Help A Mother Out and the Diaper Act! Today there is a family in our neighborhoods who is suffering economic hardship and has to  decide whether they are going to buy groceries or diapers.  As the financial setbacks increase more parents have to make difficult choices which include having to find alternative options for traditional daycare, pulling children out of daycare or using less diapers on your child.  I definitely can relate with these families as I had to make similar Read more

Ann Taylor’s Summer Soiree at South Coast Plaza!

In celebration of the grand opening of the Ann Taylor Concept Store in Costa Mesa at the South Coast Plaza, I attended Ann Taylor’s Summer Soiree. The summer 2012 collection is very chic and full of Read more

Big Sunday Day of Volunteering

I’m an advocate of volunteering and personally believe that one of the gifts EVERY individual has been given in life is the gift of helping other people in need. Big Sunday Weekend annual charity event on May 15 and May 16 drew about 50,000 volunteers nationwide.
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LA River Day of Service 2011

The 22nd annual LA River Day of Service took place in Los Angeles on April 30, 2011.    I was honored to join Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Girls Today Women Tomorrow and Latina Bloggers to support the event. Pine-Sol sponsored the big cleanup event. We met the Girls Today Women Tomorrow Leadership program participants in the morning, cleaned the river and wrapped up the days events with an awards ceremony, food & music.   Read more

A Mother’s Day Gift

Dear Daughter,

Today is Mother’s Day. I know you are very excited about today. You’ve been watching me for weeks, asking me a lot of questions about the things that I like.  I know that you’re really excited about today. Read more

Hispanicize Recap part 1 – Social Media for Social Good

I had the honor of attending  the three day Hispancize PR & Social Media Conference in Hollywood, CA last week.  In honor of National Volunteer Month, I am starting my three part recap with a tribute to the nonprofits I met at Hispanicize & recap of key takeaways shared by presenters. Read more

Leadership Lessons from Children

Happy Martin Luther King day!  Today we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr day with personal & professional life leadership lessons from children. Read more

ConnectOC 2.0 Recipe for Success

What do you get when you throw 500+ OC Professionals into a luxurious lounge, add delicious food,  toss in a silent auction and sprinkle it with entrepreneurship & networking?  The largest Social Networking group in Southern California, ConnectOC!

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