A lucky student from London received help from music icon Taylor Swift after getting a place to study mathematics at the Britain’s University of Warwick.
Victoria Mario, an 18 year old student, unfortunately, couldn’t afford to support herself. According to Mario, she already asked companies for financial assistance, she also posted notes through the letterboxes of homes in wealthy places. Eventually, she turned turned GoFundMe, an American crowdfunding platform. This was when the Artist of the Decade came to the rescue.
Swift donated a whooping amount of £23,373 (or PHP1,485,141.46) with a note stating, “Vitoria, I came across your story online and am so inspired by your drive and dedication to turning your dreams into reality, I want to gift you the rest of your goal amount. Good luck with everything you do! Love, Taylor.”
Mario came from Portugal and moved to London 4 years ago even though she English fluency. Despite the language barrier, she aced all her examinations.
Based on Mario’s GoFundMe page, her father has already passed away and her mom is staying on Portugal. Her target fund is £40,000, including university accommodation and living costs for four years.
Taylor Swift is known to exert efforts to connect with Swifties. Even before the pandemic, she was noted to organize advanced album listening parties and send signed merchandise.
In June, Swift called for support to junk the Anti-Terror Bill.
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