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Taylor Swift donates $100,000 to the Nashville Symphony on her birthday


Singer Taylor Swift marked her 24th birthday on Friday by making a $100,000 donation to the Nashville Symphony in Tennessee.

Executives in charge of the city orchestra have struggled with financial issues all year, so the generous singer decided to hand over an early Christmas gift. A representative for the Nashville Symphony confirmed the news on the group's Twitter page on Friday, writing, "We are profoundly grateful for @TaylorSwift13's donation. Thank you, Taylor, for supporting musicians & music in MusicCity! Happy Birthday!"

The charitable gesture is not the first for the singer -- in 2012, she pledged $4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame, and in October, the Taylor Swift Education Center in Nashville opened as a result of the donation.

Dec 16, 2013 1:58PM
paaleeeze, i don't buy none of this "wanna be charitable" crap
Dec 16, 2013 12:37PM
taylor could you find it in your heart to donate a little to a poor old sick man that social security is screwing around hmu please, your no 1 fan beautiful
Dec 16, 2013 12:35PM
just one of many tax write offs she needs before the end of the year
Dec 16, 2013 12:16PM
I think Taylor Swift looks awesome! I guess all that low impact aerobics via TOSSING HER FAN IN THE TRASH keeps her in outstanding shape. As for donating $100,000.00 that is just pocket change to her.
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