Nashville-based single mom Nikki Cornwell mentioned on her fundraising page that it has been “a horrible yr for us,” including: “Its been tough as a result of I’m not the one particular person searching for work. My household would respect any assist this vacation. I’m undoubtedly praying for miracles. God bless everybody.”
Alongside her donation to Cornwell, Swift wrote: “Nikki, I examine you within the Washington Publish and thought it was actually courageous of you to share your story. I’m so sorry for every thing you’ve needed to undergo this yr and needed to ship you this reward, from one Nashville woman to a different. Love, Taylor.”
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The opposite donation from the singer went to Shelbie Selewski from Michigan who mentioned that she “needed to keep dwelling with my younger daughter who was born with a collapsed lung proper earlier than Covid” and misplaced her job because of this.
“Shelbie, I’m sending you this reward after studying about you within the Washington Publish,” Swift wrote alongside donating £10,000. “Nobody ought to should really feel the type of stress that’s been placed on you. I hope you and your lovely household have an amazing vacation season. Love, Taylor.”
Throughout this yr, Taylor Swift has made a sequence of donations to followers struggling due to the pandemic. Again in August, she donated £23,000 to a UK student so she could afford university fees, and likewise made a series of donations of $3,000 to followers struggling as a result of coronavirus-related monetary points.
Final month, Swift shared a brand new Disney+ documentary primarily based round her quarantine album ‘Folklore’. Reviewing the film, NME wrote: “‘Folklore’ will likely be remembered as the quintessential lockdown album – and for a lot of, self-isolation with Swift is an ideal (if surprising) early Christmas current.”