Taylor Swift opens heart and wallet: Donates $1m to tornado relief

Taylor Swift opens heart and wallet: Donates $1m to tornado relief

- Taylor Swift decided to give helping hand to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund

- She donated $1 million after a tornado struck the state and caused a lot of damage and chaos

- The superstar has been touched by the suffering of the victims in the aftermath of the tornado

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Taylor Swift was deeply moved by the after-effects a recent tornado had in Tennessee, America.

The singer, who has been a long-time resident in Nashville, Tennessee, decided to make a huge difference and donate $1 million to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund.

Taylor said she was upset to see the effects of the tornado.

"Nashville is my home. The fact that so many people have lost their homes and so much more in middle Tennessee is devastating to me."

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Briefly.co.za gathered that it was actually two tornadoes that hit Middle Tennessee and more than 24 lives were lost. About 150 people have been admitted to hospital.

Clean-up of the affected areas is now in progress.

This is not the first time that Taylor has opened her wallet to Nashville.

In 2010, she donated $500 000 after a flood caused a lot of damage and she even created the Taylor Swift Charitable Fund.

In addition, Taylor donated $4 million to fund the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum for educational efforts and $100 000 to the Nashville Symphony in 2012 and 2013 respectively.

In 2019, the star donated $113 000 to the Tennessee Equality Project.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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