As the holidays roll around, stars and celebrities are helping spread the cheer through various events and livestreams. Cyndi Lauper is doing just that, too — while also giving back.
On Monday (Dec. 7), Lauper announced her 10th annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert. The event will debut on Friday (Dec. 11) at 8:00 p.m. ET on Lauper’s TikTok page, with a later stream of the event taking place Sunday (Dec. 13) at 8:00 p.m. ET on Lauper’s YouTube and Facebook pages.
With appearances from major stars for special performances, all proceeds from the event will be go toward True Colors United, Lauper’s non-profit organization focused on ending LGBTQ youth homelessness.
The event is bringing in a massive lineup of talent, including stars like Cher, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Dolly Parton Adam Lambert, Bette Midler, Billy Porter, Boy George, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Kim Petras, King Princess, Phoebe Bridgers, Amanda Shires, Jason Isbell, Billy Steinberg, Carson Kressley, Harvey Fierstein, Henry Rollins, Jackson Browne, Judy Gold, Justin Tranter, the cast of Kinky Boots, LL Cool J, Meg Myers, Sharon Osbourne, Shea Diamond, Tom Kelly, Tracy Young, Whoopi Goldberg, and the Youth Pride Chorus.
“It’s been a crazy year, but I am grateful for so many things — my immensely talented and generous friends who keep showing up for us year after year; the technology that is going to make it possible to bring our virtual concert to more people than ever; and all of our partners who help True Colors United do the work that we do,” Lauper said in a statement. “Most importantly though, we are truly helping LGBTQ young people experiencing homelessness. And to all of the fans who watch, donate, and celebrate with us, you are family. And I thank you.”
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