Taylor swift along with Lady Gaga helped pitching in with flood relief efforts in Louisiana. Taylor swift said she’s donating 1 million to the flood relief after torrential rains cause a massive flooding in the state and killed at least 11 people.
Swift told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Louisiana residents graciously welcomed her when she kicked off the U.S. dates of her ” 1989 World Tour” in the state last year.
“We began The 1989 World Tour in Louisiana, and the wonderful fans there made us feel completely at home. The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking,” the 26-year-old said in a statement.
The flooding is some of the worst in Louisiana history damaging at least40,000 homes. More than 60,000 people have registered for disaster aid from The Federal Emergency Managment Agency after widespread flooding hit the state according to Louisiana Gov John Bel Edwards office.
“I encourage those who can to help out and send your love and prayers their way during this devastating time,” Swift said.
Over 30,000 people have been rescued since Friday, with more being brought to safety by the hour.