12 Days of UNICEF : Day 7, Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez is a recording artist, actress, and designer who was appointed UNICEF Ambassador in September 2009. Selena has taken an active role in advocating for the world’s most vulnerable children by participating in numerous campaigns, events, and initiatives on behalf of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
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UNICEF Inspired Gifts are actual lifesaving items that you can purchase in honor of a loved one. Measles, for instance, kills more than 600 children every day, yet these deaths can be so easily avoided. Those who are lucky enough to survive may be left with life-long disabilities that can include blindness and brain damage. Fortunately, there’s a safe and easy answer. Just $24 will provide vaccines to immunize 80 children and keep them safe from this terrible disease.
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