This past Wednesday, April 15, Macy’s officially kicked off its 25th anniversary celebration of The Latino Commission on Aids with Miss Universe 2014, Paulina Vega as the newest Madrina during a reception with prominent personalities and media. The Latino Commission on Aids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to meet the health challenges and the impact of HIV/AIDS in the Hispanic community.
Miss Universe, Paulina Vega thanked the commission for this honor and distinction, saying she embraces the commitment and the responsibility that comes with being an spokesperson and a madrina of the institution,
“I am a woman eager to do things, I am passionate and authentic, I have no masks“
she said in reference to the work she will do on behalf of this important cause.
Guillermo Chacon, President of The Latino Commission On AIDS, welcomed and thanked guests for their support to the cause and to the thousands of Latinos affected by the disease,
“We have come very far in the past 25 years and we are very proud of the work done, however, we recognize that there is still a critical need for our work,” Said Chacon.
On May 15, the commission will have the important gala Cielo Latino at Cipriani Wall Street. This gala event is the largest fundraising for the cause of AIDS in the Latino community.
For more information on its 25th Anniversary event, visit: www.cielolatino.org or to donate go to bit.ly/cielogala2015