Eva Longoria helps kids with special needs, Nightly News profile
By April MacIntyre May 19, 2010, 15:40 GMT
05/13/2010 - Eva Longoria - 63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival - "On Tour" Premiere - Arrivals - Palais des Festivals - Cannes, France © Pixplanete / PR Photos
Eva Longoria helps kids with special needs, and she was profiled on NBC Nightly News last night.
Longoria discussed her sister (who suffers from a mental disability) and how she decided to start the charity “Eva’s Heroes” which helps kids with special needs.
The pride of San Antonio, Longoria, gives back to the city on the river, and now she is being recognized nationally for her efforts.
The NBC Nightly News' "Making a Difference" segment Tuesday featured Eva and was shot in San Antonio
Eva Longoria, whose sister is "intellectually disabled," founded an organization called Eva's Heroes to enrich the lives of young people who have developmental challenges. Volunteers for Eva's Heroes work with people ages 14-21 in every aspect of disability education.
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