The ‘Bronx Diva’ how it is popularly known worldwide, has had over the years a successful career as singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer and film producer; he has also dedicated much of his time to performing and supporting social causes.

At 53 years of age, the singer has supported different causes for the benefit of different sectors of society. Next, we will tell you about the cultural impact of Jennifer López on behalf of Latina women, work that has made her a cultural icon.

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JLo’s Philanthropic Works

In 2011, the singer and another group of artists prepared the music single ‘What’s Going On’ in order to finance various HIV AIDS prevention and detection programs. This single was recorded days before the attack on the twin towers on September 11, 2001, which is why they decided to allocate part of the money raised with this theme to help the people affected by the attack.

In 2007, JLo along with her then-husband he also singer Marc Anthony, toured worldwide, where they collected around 13.8 million dollars. From this money collected they decided donate one dollar for each ticket sold to the organization Run for Something Betterwhose purpose at that time was to promote the fitness lifestyle in children and adolescents.

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Also Jennifer López collaborated as film producer and actress ‘Bordertown’a production that reflects the mistreatment and murder against the women of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The above according to the Argentine medium MDZ Online.

In 2009, the businesswoman, together with her sister Lynda López, started the foundation The Lopez Family Foundation non-profit, whose main objective is increase the availability of medical care for low-income women and children. Since then, the Maribel Foundationhow it is popularly known in Latin America, has assumed medical expenses and managed quality medical care for this population.

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Likewise, in 2013, when the actress was invited as a guest of honor to the event Celebrity Fight Night, started a campaign to prevent Parkinson’s. In that same year, the businesswoman launched her ‘low-end’ clothing line, whose collections are destined to fight against breast cancer.

In 2015, it was named by the United Nations (UN) as the first woman to become a spokesperson and advocate for girls and women before this international organization through The Lopez Family Foundation.


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