Laura Marano Talks Being a “Do-Gooder” with BYOU Magazine (@lauramarano @BYOUMagazine)

BYOUJanFeb_2014-CoverLaura Marano is the official cover girl for the January/February issue of BYOU Magazine!

The 18-year-old Austin & Ally star opened up to the magazine’s “do-gooder” issue about her passion about helping others.

“Charity work has become an important part of my life and I want to do as much of it as I possibly can,” Laura said. “This past year, I was the 2013 Trick-or-Treat For UNICEF Ambassador and continue to work with them now. I’m also involved with a really cool campaign with the Humane Society called Meatless Monday, encouraging people to go one day a week without meat. I’ve also worked with Global Green to bring awareness about the environment, the Book-By-Book Campaign to provide books to low-income kids in their homes and schools, and the TJ Martell Foundation to help raise money for cancer and leukemia research. I volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club near my home to help kids with homework (although having me there can be more of a distraction!). I try to help out as much as possible.” she added.

Laura also mentioned four tips to be a successful “do-gooder!” They are: taking ten minutes to look online and find a cause that’s meaningful to you, finding ways to volunteer for the organization, grabbing a friend to join you, and bringing awareness to your cause.

The Jan/Feb issue of BYOU Magazine is now available for purchase. Larger photos of the Laura’s spread under.

Photos: BYOU Magazine

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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