Taylor Swift Makes Charity Donation Aiding Sexual Assault Survivors

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On Monday afternoon,Taylor Swift won her groping case against former Colorado DJ David Mueller. On Monday evening, the Grammy-winning singer announced in a statement that she’d be donating some of her fortune to charities that aid the survivors of sexual assault.

Swift has now made good on that promise, giving an undisclosed, but “generous” amount to the Joyful Heart Foundation, which the organization confirmed.

The spokesperson for the charity said to E! News, “Joyful Heart is honored to be recognized by Taylor Swift for our work on behalf of and in service to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.”

According to the foundation’s website: “The mission of the Joyful Heart Foundation is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse, and to shed light.”


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On Monday night, the 27-year-old released a statement after her big win in court.

“I acknowledge the privilege that I benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to shoulder the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this,” she said.

“My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. Therefore I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves,” the chart-topping songstress added.

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