Accolades and awards bestowed on Esteban Villanueva, Danitza Villanueva and Giving Back Magazine include:

2008

Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva invited to the Border Governor's Conference for exceptional work in promoting San Diego'sBi-National region.

2010

Esteban Villanueva invited to the San Diego Symphony Board of Directors and is instrumental in increasing attendance from a younger demographic, aswell as Hispanics.

2010

Danitza Villanueva invited to the San Diego Opera Board of Directors.

2011

Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva invited to CongressionalHispanic Caucus Institute celebration in Washington, D.C. as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

2012

November 1st , 2012 was proclaimed Giving Back Magazine Day in the Cityof San Diego by Mayor Jerry Sanders for Esteban Villanueva and DanitzaVillanueva work with Giving Back Magazine in the community.

2013

Danitza Villanueva invited to co-chair the highly successful initiativeto present the world's first Spanish language Opera, Cruzar la Cara de laLuna helping sell out all performances and gala.

2013

Danitza Villanueva invited to the Board of H.O.P.E., Hispanas Organizedfor Political Equality.

2013

Giving Back Magazine with Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva invited to the GLAAD Media Awards honoring President Bill Clinton.

2013

Esteban Villanueva was asked to join the City of San Diego's Hispanic Advisory Board to assist with improving business, infrastructure and philanthropy in the Hispanic Community of the region.