Taylor Swift is sharing her blessings this time with the tornado victims in Nashville. The multi-awarded singer took to Instagram Stories on Thursday to express her support to the victims by donating $1 million.
According to her, Nashville is her home. Many people lost their homes especially in Middle Tennessee and it’s devastating to her. She said she had made a donation to the Emergency Response Fund in Middle Tennessee and encouraged others to do the same, directing fans to the official website where people can donate in any way.
Strong tornadoes swept over middle Tennessee in early Tuesday morning which left 24 people dead. It’s the second deadliest tornado in the history of the state.
Aside from Taylor, many country music singers also offered support to the victims. Dan + Shay said that Nashville is their home and they know how strong, compassionate and resilient people are in the community. They also pledged to donate $100,000 to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. They also look forward to having two shows in the town.
Meanwhile, Dierks Bentley’s drummer lost his home during the tornadoes. The singer called his band members and crew to help Steve Misamore cleanup his place. Dierks took to Instagram to share how grateful he is that Misamore and CarryAnn were fine. They will also donate to the Middle Tennessee emergency response fund to help the victims.
Another artist, Cole Swindell, said they’re hoping to raise more funds through their upcoming shows and concerts. The singer said he couldn’t believe what happened to his backyard and middle TN. He mentioned that he will donate all the proceeds for his Merch sales from his show on Thursday in Toledo, OH.- Advertisement -
On the other hand, Chris Young said that his heart goes out to those who lost their family and friends. The photos he saw were devastating and he couldn’t even identify the locations in some of them because it was too bad. He also donated $50,000 to the Music City Inc. Foundation.
It is in times like this that celebrities work together for a common cause. If you are interested in making a donation, feel free to visit the websites of these organizations and donate.