How Taylor Swift Is Supporting the Family of the Woman Who Died During Kansas City Shooting

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 16: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO BOOK COVERS Taylor Swift performs at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 16, 2024 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/TAS24/Getty Images for TAS Rights Management)

Less than a day after Lisa Lopez-Galvan, 44, was identified as the woman tragically killed during the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade, her family's GoFundMe has greatly surpassed its goal, thanks in large part to Taylor Swift.

Though she's become a beloved member of the Red Kingdom over the last NFL season, the touring artist wasn't present when gunshots rang out through the crowd on Wednesday, Feb. 14, as she was already headed to Australia for a weekend of Eras Tour performances in Melbourne.

Current reports suggest that one person was killed with 22 others injured during the chaos. On Feb. 15, The Kansas City Star identified Lopez-Galvan, whose given name is Elizabeth, with an initial report that she died during surgery to treat a gunshot wound to her abdomen on Wednesday afternoon, however, her brother, Beto Lopez, later clarified that she died at the scene of the shooting.

After her identity was publicly released, her family launched a GoFundMe page with a goal of raising $75,000 to help support her family, which includes two children and a husband of 22 years, "as they process this unthinkable tragedy."

According to Variety, which verified that the donations did, in fact, come from Swift, about 1,300 people had contributed before she pushed the total over the goal amount with two separate donations of $50,000 each (at the time of writing, 1,600 donations totaled $186,045).

"Sending my deepest sympathies and condolences in the wake of your devastating loss," she wrote alongside each contribution. "With love, Taylor Swift."

The singer has a notable history of generosity, from surprising fans with boxes full of "Swiftmas" gifts to contributing financially to folks in times of need.

In 2015, she donated $15,000 to a medical fund to assist a volunteer firefighter's family after he responded to a car accident to discover that his wife and son were the occupants. At the height of the pandemic, she donated $30,000 to help a low-income teen attend college, $50,000 to a mother of five who lost her husband to the coronavirus, and $13,000 each to two mothers who were at risk of eviction.

She has also stealthily helped combat food insecurity in the cities she's performed at along the Eras Tour by donating to local food banks. While the recipients have refused to disclose the sum of each donation, they've indicated that Swift helped "provide thousands of meals to families and individuals struggling with hunger."

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