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Taylor Swift donates for Louisiana flood victims

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Singer has donated the remainder of her USD 1 million pledge to charities working for the victims of Louisiana floods.

The 26-year-old pledged in August to help the victims of the historic floods by donating to deserving causes across the state, reported Us magazine.

The "Shake It Off" hitmaker has allocated the funds to Convoy of Hope, The Life of a Single Mom and Greater Baton Rouge.

"Our hearts are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support for single moms. We are grateful to for reaching out to help us ensure that no single mom walks alone during this very difficult time.

"The devastation across southeast Louisiana has been unbelievable. We are thankful for the opportunity to serve more single moms with this gift," a statement on The Life of a Single Mom's website reads.

She also gifted USD 100,000 to Habitat for Humanity.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, October 17 2016. 15:13 IST