The Starlite Gala, created in 2010, is a special night dedicated to philanthropy in order to raise funds for charitable causes that this year celebrates its 10th Anniversary. The funds raised in the past 9 years have been allocated, through the Starlite Foundation, to the following causes:
Niños en Alegría: Founded by Alejandra Alemán and Sandra García -Sanjuán. This charity is dedicated to schooling children, training teachers and creating schools in Guerrero, having built 19 schools and enrolled more than 22,000 children.
Lágrimas y Favores: Founded and chaired by Antonio Banderas with the purpose of improving education, health and living conditions of communities, families and children without resources.
Since its very first edition, the Starlite Gala has had the support of many important national and international figures. It has also recognized the philanthropic work put in by celebrities such as Valeria Mazza, Josep Carreras, Sandra Ibarra, Carlos Slim, Enrique Ponce, Mia Farrow, Daryl Hannah, Laura Pausini, Imanol Arias, Baroness Thyssen, Cayetano Rivera, Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, Deepak Chopra, Miguel Bosé and Alejandro Sanz, among others.