Mario Lopez Celebrates Daughter Gia's First Birthday By Giving Back

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Mario Lopez and Family

When it comes to celebrity parents, we’ve become accustomed to seeing them celebrate their pampered tots birthdays with lavish over-the-top celebrations worthy of  their A-List guest lists.  It’s refreshing to see some celebrities opting to use those special occasions as a reason to give back to their communities.

Mario Lopez and his girlfriend, Courtney Mazza, have decided to celebrate their daughter Gia Francesca’s first birthday by asking their friends, family, and fans to give back using the website,

To celebrate Gia’s big day, Mario and Courtney created a gift registry to let guests know what Gia needed for her birthday as well as to make contributions to one of their favorite charities, the Community Youth Athletic Center of Chula Vista, which benefits troubled youth in and around his hometown of San Diego.


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