Taylor Swift donates $1 million

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Taylor Swift donated $1 million to help tornado victims in Tennessee.

The 33-year-old pop megastar — who recently became a billionaire and has been generous with donations in the past — pledged the massive sum to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to help those whose homes and livelihoods have been devastated by storms and tornadoes.

It was confirmed that several people died in the state and 50 were injured when several tornadoes swept through the state.

Taylor, 33, is originally from Pennsylvania but moved to Nashville as a teenager to pursue music.

The money will go towards food, temporary housing, cleaning and more.

Taylor donated $1 million to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund in March 2020 after deadly tornadoes claimed lives and destroyed homes.

She said at the time, “Nashville is my home and the fact that so many people have lost their homes and more in Middle Tennessee is devastating to me.”

The Grammy winner also donated to food poverty charities in cities on her 'Eras ​​Tour'.

Taylor donated enough money to prepare 125,000 meals for food bank users in Tampa Bay, Florida.

The musician kicked off 'The Eras' journey in Glendale, Arizona on March 17, and it was revealed that she made a surprise donation to the Arizona Food Bank Network as part of her commitment to making a positive impact on communities during her tour. .

Terri Shoemaker, vice president of external relations for the Arizona Food Bank Network, told Azcentral.com: “It's not every day you get a call from someone who works in public relations for Taylor Swift, so we were dubious at first, but Fortunately, it turned out to be absolutely real.

“Donations like this from important people like Taylor Swift help denote that hunger is still a problem in the US. It's here and it's a problem across the country. Recognition of this is so important and is just one example of how to support organizations in the community…”



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