Although the Latino community accounts for approximately 54 million Americans, Latinos represent less than 13% of national park visitors. Read more
Posts from the ‘Philantropy & Nonprofits’ Category
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
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
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
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
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.
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