Mackenzie Ziegler Urges Followers To Donate To The George Floyd Memorial Fund In Honor Of Her 16th Birthday

Mackenzie Ziegler Urges Followers To Donate To The George Floyd Memorial Fund In Honor Of Her 16th Birthday
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Mackenzie Ziegler is celebrating her special day in the best way possible.

The 16-year-old star only has one birthday wish this year: to raise money for the George Floyd Memorial Fund. Earlier today, Kenzie took to her Instagram to pose alongside an enormous balloon, and encouraged her followers to consider making a donation.

On May 25th, George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, was the victim of police brutality and suffered fatal injuries in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His namesake memorial fund was established to aid his family with funeral expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist in their journey to seek justice. A portion of the fund will also go to the Estate of George Floyd for the benefit and care of his children and their educational fund. To learn more, or to make a donation, please click here.

“The only thing i wanted for my birthday today was to donate to an organization of my choice. i chose the George Floyd Memorial Fund. If you want to donate the link is in my story…Every dollar counts,” Kenzie captioned the post.

Ready to get involved in the #BlackLivesMatter movement, but not sure where to start? Here are six small steps you can take to make a big difference.

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