Teen star SELENA GOMEZ has been named a spokesperson for children’s charity
UNICEF’s 2008 Trick-or-Treat campaign.
The initiative, which coincides with Hallowe’en, hopes to encourage
to help kids worse off than them around the world.
Gomez’ appointment marks the campaign’s 58th year.
The 16-year-old star of Disney kids TV show The Wizards of Waverly Place
says, “I am extremely excited to be this year’s Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF
spokesperson. I want to help encourage other kids to make a difference in
world and show them that Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is such a great, fun way
UNICEF (The United Nations Children’s Fund) president Carly Stern says,
are thrilled to have Selena be a part of the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF
this year. Young people can relate to Selena, and she is a great role model
we believe will greatly enhance the visibility of the program.”