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Apr 2, 2020

Taylor Swift Helped A Nashville Record Store Struggling Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic

Taylor's incredible acts of kindness continue!

Taylor Swift recently offered financial help to fans who were left without work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sending them $3,000 each.

i made a post on tumblr about how i was scared i wouldn't be able to stay living in NYC because of what corona has done to the music industry. @taylorswift13 literally single-handedly saved my ability to stay here. i cannot even believe my eyes right now

She's now extending her generosity to record store Grimey's, based in her hometown, Nashville.

Rolling Stone reported that Taylor Swift sent money for each employee, as well as three months' worth of health care.

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The store's co-owner, Doyle Davis, was not expecting the help and is extremely grateful. "We were very surprised, and I would have to say amazed, that Taylor Swift reached out to us through her publicist to offer some relief during the COVID-19 pandemic," he said. "I didn’t even know we were on her radar, but she really stepped up to help after the recent tornadoes that struck Nashville and middle Tennessee, and now she’s trying to help a beloved small business in her city."

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"Taylor generously offered some direct relief to my staff and to cover three months of our health care costs for our group-insurance plan," he added. "It’s a huge deal to us, and now I have some peace of mind as we apply for [Small Business Administration] loans to pay rent, vendors, and other expenses. This assistance from Ms. Swift helps give us a real shot at coming back on the other side of this."

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Taylor's generosity is incredibly heartwarming and giving much-needed hope during dark times ❤️.

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