THE WHAT? Actress and singer Selena Gomez has thanked her Rare Beauty team in a full-page open letter in the New York Times.
THE DETAILS Appreciating her team’ for ‘making an impact,’ ‘building a community’ and ‘prioritizing mental health in the workplace,’ Gomez said, “I want to thank you for all your hard work in making the brand such a beloved part of our community. None of it would have been possible without you.”
Highlighting the beauty company’s 2021 philanthropic efforts through the Rare Impact Fund, Gomez said, “we donated $1.2M to 8 grantees. We also launched #MentalHealth101, a campaign to rally the philanthropic community around mental health in schools, raising 68,000 signatures and $400,000 in support.”
THE WHY? Explaining why she took to the New York Times to celebrate their achievements, Gomez continued, “If you’re wondering why you’re seeing this letter in the New York Times, it’s because I wanted to give your accomplishments the platform they deserve.”