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Eva Longoria Foundation Dinner Presented By Target Helps Build a Better Future for Latinas

Monday, September 17, 2012

Eva Longoria Foundation Dinner Presented By Target Helps Build a Better Future for Latinas15:12 EDT Monday, September 17, 2012 LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- The Eva Longoria Foundation Pre-ALMA Awards Dinner Presented by Targetraised funds to support the Foundation's mission to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families. The dinner took place on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Beso in Los Angeles. Attendees included Eva Longoria, Felicity Huffman, George Lopez, Daisy Fuentes and Lance Bass. Guests arrived at the Pre-ALMA Awards Dinner for cocktails followed by a dinner and remarks from Eva Longoria, as well as Laysha Ward, Community Relations president at Target. A student and entrepreneur representing the Foundation's programs also shared their stories. Chef Todd English prepared an exquisite four-course meal for guests. The Eva Longoria Foundation was established in 2011 by actress, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria. The Foundation gives Latinas the tools to succeed through education and entrepreneurship. This commitment is shared by Target, a five-time sponsor of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards. Target is committed to celebrating the accomplishments and cultural richness of the Hispanic community through the support of cultural organizations and programs across the country. Follow the Eva Longoria Foundation on Facebook: Photos available at WireImage: THE EVA LONGORIA FOUNDATION: The Eva Longoria Foundation helps Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship. Believing that Latinas are one of the country's greatest resources, the Foundation supports programs which help them graduate from high school college-ready. Additionally, the Foundation provides Latina entrepreneurs with career training, mentorship, capital and economic opportunity. By investing in Latinas, we hope to build a stronger future for our country. To learn more, visit: ABOUT TARGET: Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,772 stores across the United States and at The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profits through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit The Eva Longoria FoundationBecky Dale, (310) 573-8980orTarget Public RelationsCourtney Foster, (612) 761-6713orTarget Media Hotline, (612) 696-3400