10/15/2010 12:44 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Eva Mendes Shares Creative Spirit With Hospitalized Kids

Actress Eva Mendes regularly volunteers with The Art of Elysium, which allows Hollywood creatives to share their talents and inspirations with seriously ill children.

Mendes recently shared with CNN how giving back through the organization has in turn enriched her own life and how young hospital patient-playwrights can be demanding taskmasters.


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