Taylor Swift has always been known for her philanthropic ways, donating to charities and giving money to fans who have demonstrated genuine need. And before leaving Detroit, the Wildest Dreams singer made a generous donation to a charity that helps people in five Michigan Counties.

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Taylor Swift donates to Detroit charity

Oftentimes as Taylor's Eras tour rolls into town, a charitable donation is made to a local organization whose mission is to help people in the community. Swift played two sold-out shows this weekend at Detroit's Ford Field Friday and Saturday (6/9 & 6/10) and Thursday her team reached out to an organization that serves people in five Metro Detroit Counties.

Who Did Taylor Swift Donate to in Detroit

A member of Swift's team reached out to an organization known as Gleaners on Thursday, ahead of Taylor's two Motor City shows. Gleaners is a food bank that helps those experiencing food insecurity in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, and Livingston Counties.

Taylor Swift donates to Detroit charity

Kristin Sokul is a spokesperson for Gleaners. She tells Detroit's WXYZ-TV that the organization was surprised by the Swift camp's generous donation.

"Not in our wildest dreams would we have expected to hear from Taylor Swift's team," Sokul said. "She just has this generosity of spirit in wanting to take care of others."

Sokul went on to say that the pop icon's generosity comes at a good time, as the organization anticipates helping a lot of families who struggle with food insecurity during the summer months when their children are not in school.

How Much Did Taylor Swift Donate?

The amount of the donation has not been disclosed but Sokul said the singer's generosity will help thousands of families in the counties that Gleaners serves.

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