Christina Aguilera to Receive Honor for Charity Work
Christina Aguilera has a ton to be proud of: She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, has multiple Grammy's, is a judge on 'The Voice,' one of TV's top rated shows, and now, the singer is being honored for all of the philanthropy work she has done.
The singer is set to receive the NCLR Special Achievement Award during the Sept. 21 broadcast of the ALMA Awards ceremony for her “incredible career and exceptional work in philanthropy.” In the past, Aguilera has won three ALMA awards and has been nominated a total of 10 times.
Since 2009, Aguilera has served as a global spokesperson for Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief effort, and since her involvement, $80 million has been raised for the World Food Programme (WFP) and other hunger relief agencies. She's also an ambassador for WFP and has traveled with the organization to Haiti and Guatemala on relief trips.
Here's a full list of all the organizations and charities Aguilera supports:
Christina Aguilera has supported the following charities:
- 1736 Family Crisis Center
- AIDS Project Los Angeles
- Amnesty International
- Artists for Peace and Justice
- Declare Yourself
- Defenders of Wildlife
- GRAMMY Foundation
- Kerry Women Together
- National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organisations
- National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
- National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Red Cross
- Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
- World Food Programme
- World Hunger Relief
Bravo to Aguilera for all of her work and being a wonderful role model!