Selena Gomez praised the team of her cosmetics firm Rare Beauty for assisting her in raising $1.2 million in a year for a mental health initiative.
The Grammy-nominated singer read her open letter, published in The New York Times, to announce her brands next target of donating $100 million in coming 10 years.
The Wolves singer penned down,
I want to thank you for all your hard work in making the brand such a beloved part of out community. None of it would have been possible with you.
My goal with Rare Beauty was to launch a brand that helped shape the dialogue around the beauty of self-acceptance and embracing your uniquenesssomething that has been desperately needed in the beauty space.
“The heart of this brand is in recognizing that we’re not meant to look a certain way, and that we’re all unique and different and that’s something that should be celebrated,”
The 29-year-old singer also shared that the brand has successfully donated $1.2M to 8 grantees’.
We also launched #MentalHealth1010, a campaign to rally the philanthropic community around mental health in schools, raising 68,000 signatures and $400,000 in support,