The model joins The Way We Wore to raise money for two charities: NHS Charities Together and NAACP.
Gigi Hadid is set to auction off two designer items from her personal collection, to raise money for charity.
The 24-year-old model, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Zayn Malik, has partnered with British Vogue to participate in The Way We Wore auction, which is being organized to raise money for two charities that help provide relief during the coronavirus pandemic: NHS Charities Together and NAACP.
Gigi is donating a pair of Fenty top and skirt and a Dior saddlebag to the cause, and said she hopes the money raised at the auctions “will help those who fight” amid the current health crisis.
She said in a press release: “I appreciate the opportunity to give back this way, and I hope whoever ends up with these pieces, the Fenty top, skirt and Dior saddlebag, really enjoys them, knowing that her contribution will help those who They fight against COVID-19. Zayn and I send our love and best wishes to everyone. “
In addition to helping people during the pandemic, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of People of Color) has also been providing aid amid protests taking place across the United States in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
The protests began after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, who was killed during an arrest when a police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, and Gigi recently used his platform to condemn systemic racism.
She wrote on social media: “Enraged. Disgusted. Afflicted. But never surprised. This happens all too often, and videos that go viral are not isolated events. It seems that only when fans and MURDERERS are caught on camera are they being investigated. ” ‘o fired … unfortunately, the only way things will start to change is if all these ignorant, (distinctive and / or not) racist monsters have to face the consequences, behind bars.
“Keep signing petitions, making calls to demand justice, speaking out loud (this is not just if you have a great platform, it starts in your homes and communities) and struggling to make a difference in every life that has been taken or affected in any way. incorrect by THE PANDEMIC OF RACISM. THIS IS ABOUT BEING AGAINST EACH ACT OF NON-SENSE DISCRIMINATION THAT CHARGES THIS COUNTRY. (sic) “