Taylor Swift donates $1 Million toward Nashville tornado relief

By mporter on March 9, 2020
PARK CITY, UTAH – JANUARY 23: Taylor Swift attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival – “Miss Americana” Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 23, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

By: Madeleine Porter

After a string of tornadoes tore through Nashville, TN, Taylor Swift has taken action.

When she posted about the disasters in Tennessee, Taylor Swift took action and donated $1 Million to the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund. The response fund supports the communities’ hit and nonprofits helping the victims.

Swift has joined many other country music artists who are also donating to help these communities in need.

Chris Young announced that he would be donating $50,000 to the foundation, Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Johnny Van Zant donated $10,000 to relief efforts, and other top names directed their fans to various foundations and other relief efforts.

Other groups have donated funds to nonprofits on the ground, including the Tennessee Titans, which also donated in $1 million.

This isn’t the first time Swift has taken action due to a natural tragedy. The pop musician has donated money toward relief efforts in 2016, she also donated $1 million to the Louisiana flood relief.

Two tornadoes struck central Tennessee earlier this week, leaving hundreds of buildings destroyed and at least 24 people were killed.