Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are teaming up to help areas affected by recent natural disasters.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lopez and Anthony announced the creation of “Somo Una Voz” (We Are One Voice), a celebrity-backed relief initiative that works “together to rush food shelter, medicine, power and communications to areas affected by recent natural disasters” which includes Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean and the 7.1 earthquake that left destruction in Mexico.
RESS RELEASE: Miami, FL- September 27, 2017 – Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez announce the creation of “SOMOS UNA VOZ” (We Are One Voice), a humanitarian relief initiative and alliance of some of the most relevant figures in the worlds of entertainment, sports and the arts. With over 1 billion social media followers to help raise awareness of, and donations for those in need, the “SOMOS UNA VOZ” alliance is working together to rush food, shelter, medicine, power and communications to those in need. Alliance members include ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ, ALEJANDRO SANZ, ALEX RODRIGUEZ, ALEX SENSATION, BRUNO MARS, CAMILA, CHAYANNE, DADDY YANKEE, ED SHEERAN, EDWARD NORTON, ENRIQUE SANTOS, FAT JOE, FONSECA, GENTE DE ZONA, J BALVIN, JADA PINKETT SMITH, JESSY &JOY, JIMMY SMITS, JOHN LEGUIZAMO, JUAN LUIS GUERRA, KANY GARCIA, LIN MANUEL MIRANDA, LUIS FONSI, MALUMA, MAGIC!, MARIO DOMM, MOTIFF, NACHO, NARCISO RODRIGUEZ, NICKY JAM, PAUL SIMON, PITBULL, PRINCE ROYCE, RICKY MARTIN, ROMEO SANTOS, VIN DIESEL AND YANDEL To learn more and donate to the GoFundMe “SOMOS UNA VOZ” campaign, visit: somosunavoz.com Funds will be distributed among the following groups: American Red Cross, Reach Out Worldwide, United Way, United for #PuertoRico <https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/puertorico/>, with more beneficiaries to come. ABOUT SOMOS UNA VOZ: “SOMOS UNA VOZ” (We Are One Voice) is an alliance of artists working together to rush food, shelter, medicine, power, and communications to areas affected by recent natural disasters.
Both Lopez and Anthony have spoken out previously about the disasters, with Lopez already pledging to donate $1 million to aide Puerto Rico.
“Alex Rodriguez and I, who are both New Yorkers, are using all our resources and relationships in entertainment, sports and business to garner support for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean,” Lopez said on Sunday at a NYC press conference, alongside boyfriend Alex Rodriguez and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Anthony took to social media this weekend to send out an emotional plea for the people of Puerto Rico.
“Don’t lose faith…. In moments like this, it’s easy to feel alone, you’re not. We are on our way.” he said in both English and Spanish.
“Somo Una Voz” already has a star-studded backing, and a combined one billion followers across social media to get the message out too. Some of those included in the alliance are Alex Rodriguez, Bruno Mars, Daddy Yankee, Ed Sheeran, J Balvin, Luis Fonsi, Fat Joe, Jada Pinkett Smith, Lin Manuel Miranda, Pitbull, plus many more.
To donate to the relief initiative, you can go to somounavoz.com. The donations collected will go to the American Red Cross, Reach Out Worldwide, United Way, and United for Puerto Rico, among others.