Taylor Swift and her mother generously give up a needy family.

The 31-year-old pop superstar and her 63-year-old mother Andrea, recently made a joint donation of $ 50,000 to a GoFundMe fundraiser set up to help a woman named Vickie Quarles and her five daughters. The Memphis, Tennessee-based family lost a husband and father Theodis Ray Quarles in December 2020 after a battle with COVID-19, according to Vickie’s girlfriend DeQuanda Smithwho launched the crowdfunding site on December 22nd.

DeQuanda confirmed to E! News that the star and her mother made the donation.

The GoFundMe had a target of $ 50,000, which means the gift from Nashville residents Taylor and Andrea pushed the grand past that mark. The current balance is $ 61,840.

DeQuanda stated on the site that she had started the fundraising initiative to offer “financial relief” for the family. “”Alyssa, Anaya, Asia, Allie and Aryah I’ll miss him at breakfast, at their class games, proms, concerts, degrees, college entries … and ultimately at their weddings, “she wrote of the couple’s five children.