Selena Gomez: Hey guys, I will be kicking off The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game! I am so excited to work with The Salvation Army USA AND celebrate turkey day in my hometown. Mark your calendars — it’s going to be great!
Thanksgiving for the Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys took time before their matchup against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday to join representatives from The Salvation Army in announcing that Selena Gomez will perform live at halftime of the nationally televised game between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys.
Selena’s performance will launch the The Salvation Army’s 123rd Red Kettle Campaign to help the poor over the holidays.
”Dallas is my hometown, and to be invited to perform on behalf of The Salvation Army is such a great honor,” Selena said on Sunday in a statement.
The Cowboys have partnered with The Salvation Army to launch the fundraiser on Thanksgiving Day since 1997. The campaign has raised more than $1.75 billion in the past past 16 years to provide meals, clothes, shelter, toys and other goods and services for the poor.
Selena held up a Cowboys jersey with her name on it as it was announced she’d be performing at halftime on Thanksgiving
Selena performed on Sunday at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Selena is a Texas native who was born in Grand Prairie and her family still lives in the Lone Star State.
”I don’t think you can be from Texas and not watch a Cowboys Thanksgiving game,” Selena said.