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Despite the Pandemic, 6 Girls From the Foster Care System Will Celebrate Their Quinceañera

By September 17, 2020November 12th, 2020Company News
Quinceañera smiling next to a donut decorations

The pandemic has spoiled many plans, including parties and gatherings, something so typical among the Hispanic community. But that has not been an impediment for and the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services to come together to sponsor a Quinceañera for 6 girls from the foster care system. It will take place on Saturday, October 3rd at the Castaic Sports Complex in Castaic, California.

The celebration will be different due to Covid-19. But the girls will have their dress, a cake, food, music and gifts from all the sponsoring companies, who have once again joined forces to give these girls the joy of having a full-fledged Quinceañera. Instead of the traditional dance, a parade is planned by family members and guests who, without leaving their cars, will be able to see and congratulate the Quinceañeras.

Quinceaneras and chambelanes dancing in the last year event

This will be the sixth annual edition of this event, created to raise awareness of the need for foster and adoptive parents for children in need. The event is sponsored by and the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, along with generous contributions from over 25 sponsors, including Luna’s Dresses, Dee Lee Designs, Babydoll Events, Portofino International Party Supplies, Nisie Enchanted, Marissa’s Cake, Porto’s, and many more.

This year, Telemundo will the official media sponsor. “We are proud to help these girls in the foster care system and give them their Quinceañera party, especially in these difficult times due to the pandemic,” said Martha de la Torre, co-founder of El Clasificado and owner of the brand. “We hope your dreams come true that day.”

WHAT: 6 young Latinas from foster care will receive a Quinceañera celebration organized by, and  the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.

WHERE: Castaic Sports Complex: 31230 Castaic Rd, Castaic, CA 91384.

WHEN: Saturday, October 3rd, 2020, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

About is a multi-platform party-planning brand that integrates web, e-newsletters, print supplements, mobile, and live events to reach bilingual Quinceañeras and their families. is a product of EC Hispanic Media, a Hispanic marketing solutions company serving the U.S. Latino grassroots community through niche-oriented brands since 1988. EC Hispanic Media’s flagship product is El Clasificado weekly shopper, a verified publication with a weekly circulation of 425,000 copies, which is distributed in over 251 cities in Central and Southern California.

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Founded in 1988 by Martha de la Torre and Joe Badame, El Clasificado is a multi-media company currently serving over 100,000 small businesses each week. Since day one this certified minority-owned business has encouraged local communities to thrive with marketplaces in print, online, and through social avenues targeting U.S. Latinos in Spanish and English.