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Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Mother of 5 Whose Husband Died of COVID-19

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Taylor Swift attends the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles.

Taylor Swift is helping another mother impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with a generous $50,000 donation.

On Tuesday (March 23), Swift and her mom Andrea donated the exact goal amount of a GoFundMe dedicated to Vickie Quarles, the mother of five daughters whose husband, Theodis Ray Quarles, died of COVID-19. Their donation made the fundraiser's total amount for the Quarles family $61,268 at press time.

Back in December, the Folklore singer donated a very on-brand amount of $13,000 to two mothers via their GoFundMe pages who were struggling to pay their bills during the pandemic. She was inspired by a Washington Post article that spotlighted Americans who were behind on rent.

One year ago in March, when Congress passed the first $2 trillion stimulus package, the 31-year-old singer took matters into her own hands and sent Swiftie  stimulus checks to her longtime fans who had lost their jobs during the ongoing crisis. She also donated money to Nashville record store Grimey's New and Preloved Music to pay and provide healthcare for each of the retailer's employees for three months.

See here for Billboard's full timeline of Swift's random acts of kindness.

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