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CARSON, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 01: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL USE) Taylor Swift performs onstage at 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango presented by The JUVÉDERM® Collection of Dermal Fillers at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 01, 2019 in Carson, California.

Taylor Swift Donates $3,000 To (Another!) College Student Affected by Coronavirus Crisis

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By Alyssa McCraw

Another account of Taylor Swift's gift-giving greatness has surfaced over the weekend.

Jess Buslewicz, a college student at Smith College in Massachusetts, found herself out of a job as both a campus tour guide and a babysitter. Additionally, her mother's work hours with a travel agency were cut due to the coronavirus crisis.

Buslewicz began a Swift-dedicated Tumblr blog in 2014 and later received a follow from the pop star. The fan took to this method of social media to share her despair amidst the pandemic.

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Taylor Swift takes a selfie with a group while overseas promoting her 'Lover' album; November, 2019.

She received a huge surprise in exchange.

"Jess, I saw your post about everything you're going through," Swift told Bulsewicz in a private message. "I'm so sorry you lost your campus job. I can see that this situation has caused you intense anxiety and I hope this gift of $3,000 will help, and that you and your mom are healthy and safe."

Swift also added an extra affirmation in case Wednesday's date was alarming.

"It may be April 1 but this is NOT an April fools joke!"

CARSON, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 01: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL USE) Taylor Swift performs onstage at 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango presented by The JUVÉDERM® Collection of Dermal Fillers at Dignity Health Sports Park on June 01, 2019 in Carson, California.
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The student's story echoed that of others that received similar donations from Swift: complete and total shock.

“I’m pretty sure I blacked out for like I remember seeing the notification and then the next five minutes. I have no recollection,” Buslewicz told PageSix on Friday. “I posted that, you know, I lost two of my three campus jobs. My mom’s a travel agent. So that industry is obviously suffering a lot right now." Naturally, the indefinite nature of the situation resulted in major panic.

Taylor Swift sits in front of a pink, balloon-filled Lover-esque background a she smugly snuggles a teddy bear; November, 2019.

"I was just kind of worried about what we would be doing financially for the next few weeks, months, however long this lasts.”

It turns out the State's Senator - Democrat Matt Lesser - caught wind of the situation and was also elated.

"Ok this is cool," Lesser tweeted in response. "@taylorswift13 just sent money to a constituent of mine in financial distress. Thanks Taylor!"

The last week also saw Taylor quietly donate a lump sum to a record store in Nashville which "direct relief to [its] staff."

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 26: Taylor Swift takes a selfie with fans at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey.
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"[Her donation] cover three months of our health care costs for our group-insurance plan," one of the owners explained. “It’s a huge deal to us, and now I have some peace of mind as we apply for [Small Business Administration] loans to pay rent, vendors, and other expenses." He also added that her generosity helps give them "a real shot at coming back on the other side."

Other personal testimonies of Swift's gifts include that of a New York-based designer/photographer and a young waitress in Florida - but who knows how many have gone unreported.

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