Eva Longoria Gives Back to the Community with Eva's Heroes

February 23, 2009 By:
Eva Longoria Gives Back to the Community with Eva's Heroes

Eva Longoria isn’t just a pretty face. Amidst her busy schedule of working on Desperate Housewives, owning a Hollywood restaurant, and making it to her husband Tony Parker’s games, she has time to give back.

Hollyscoop spoke to Eva at the Montblanc Signature For Charity Gala over the weekend and asked her about her work as a role model in the Latino community. Many might be surprised to hear that Eva created her own organization dedicated to enriching the lives of others based on four main principles: interact, grow, learn, and love.

The San Antonio-based charity helps children and young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 with special needs to integrate and flourish in society.

When asked how important it is to her to give back to her community, Eva told Hollyscoop, "I always find a big responsibility to give back to my community and my work with Padres Contra El Cancer & Eva's Heroes, I think that everybody that has a voice should be lending it to those that don't have one."

She’s such a sweetheart! She’s one of those rare celebs who actually seems like she cares about her charity, and isn’t just doing it for the publicity. Hollyscoop also asked her to give some advice to young girls who look up to her and want to be an actress when they grow up. That advice was a little more simple. Eva just laughed and said, “Ohhh, good luck!”

To learn more about Eva’s Heroes, visit www.evasheroes.org/