ABC’s hit Ugly Betty will be back on the air April 24 – but that doesn’t mean star America Ferrera won’t have time to do her part for charity. can reveal exclusively the Emmy Award-winning actress, 23, has been tapped to host the third annual Hot in Hollywood charity event in LA August 16 to benefit the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Real Medicine, a disaster relief organization.

"I bought a table the first year with friends and had so much fun watching the performances," Ferrera tells Us. "Performing in the second year was an honor and a ton of fun… I can’t wait to host this year’s event. This is a cause dear to my heart."

The event will be held at Hollywood’s Avalon nightclub and feature performances by as-yet-unannounced A-list talent.

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