On Monday evening Taylor Swift announced in a statement that she would be donating part of her fortune to charities that aid the survivors of sexual assault. Early today, Swift stayed true to her promise and gave an undisclosed but generous amount to the Joyful Heart Foundation, which the organization confirmed.
A representative of the charity spoke to E!: “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.”
The mission statement of the charity is as follows:
“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.”