R&B famous person Khalid introduced the main points of a September profit live performance he’ll maintain in El Paso to help those that misplaced family members within the Walmart bloodbath.
The live performance — named “A Night for Sanctity” — can be held Sunday, Sept. 1 on the College of Texas at El Paso’s Don Haskins Middle.
Proceeds will help the El Paso Capturing Victims’ Fund and the El Paso Group Basis.
“I have been rocked to the core by the horrific act of gun violence that came to El Paso, and by the continued acts of senseless violence that our country faces daily,” Khalid mentioned in an announcement. “I want to give back to my community of El Paso, the city of the 915, who has given so much to me. Please come out and let’s heal together through music while raising money to help those who need it.”.
Khalid, who moved across the nation together with his navy dad and mom whereas rising up, ended up within the Texas border metropolis for his senior 12 months of highschool.
Within the wake of the Aug. three mass capturing, he took to Twitter to share his grief and announce that he was planning a live performance.
“Over the past few days, my mind and heart have been heavy,” the singer-songwriter wrote. “Hearing/seeing an act of terrorism happen so close to home, my family, and my friends has been unbelievable and shocking. Singing ‘915’ and ‘City of El Paso’ on tour every night feels indescribable.”
The Nice Khalid Basis — the artist’s namesake non-profit group — gave backpacks to all sixth graders on the native Terrace Hills Center College Monday.
“We’re overjoyed,” Khalid’s mom, Linda Wolfe, govt director of the muse, informed native outlet KFOX14. “We’re always glad to give back and to see the reaction in the kids, you know, getting the gift. It’s our gift.”