Singer Shakira, the 35-year-old Columbian and mother-to be started off the week sharing a new baby bump photo of herself and boyfriend Gerad Pique with her fans on Twitter, but that is not the only thing that the excited singer shared according to TMZ reports on Wednesday, Jan. 16., she also hosted a virtual baby shower for underprivileged children.
The expectant parents Shakira, and boyfriend, soccer star Gerard Pique of FC Barcelona recently invited their friends, and family members to take part in a virtual online baby shower to benefit underprivileged children according to Fox News. The happy couple is happily awaiting the arrival of their little bundle of joy very soon this year.
It is reported that a UNICEF-hosted web site invites those attending the virtual baby shower to buy gifts costing as little as $5, which can buy a mosquito net to ensure a sleeping baby stays safe from malaria one of the leading causes of child deaths worldwide. Guests can spend $10 for polio vaccines to protect 17 children, or $37 for a baby scale.
"To celebrate the arrival of our first child, we hope that, in his name, other less privileged children in the world can have their basic needs covered through gifts and donations," reads a message from the 35-year-old Colombian superstar, a goodwill ambassador for the UN children's agency, and Pique. "Thank you for sharing this unforgettable moment with us."
Such a nice, and caring gesture on the expectant parent's Shakira and Gerad Pique's part, it is always great to see the fortunate helping out great causes, in such hard times.
Don't you agree?