May 07, 2010 at 05:15 PM EDT

Singer Taylor Swift is donating $500,000 to flood relief efforts in Nashville, according to the Associated Press. The donation will go to several different organizations that are working to restore damage in the city, which was ravaged by storms and flooding. (Twenty people died in Tennessee; 30 in three states.) Swift’s donation was announced during Thursday night’s telethon, Flood Relief with Vince Gill and Friends.

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