As well as being New York City's Global Welcome Ambassador for tourism, Taylor Swift recently showed she also cares about the Big Apple's education department after donating a large sum of money to an array of inner city public schools.

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Swift has donated $50,000 to the NYC public school system

After releasing her new single 'Welcome To New York City', from the album '1989', last October, the 24-year-old singer unexpectedly announced she plans on donating all proceeds made from the track to New York City public schools.

Obviously Swift didn't go back on her word, and on Tuesday (Feb 24th) officials from the Department of Education confirmed that the Grammy-winner has already given $50,000 to the NYC public school system.

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Furthermore, a spokesperson from the city's education department also revealed that this act of kindness wasn't a one-time deal and Swift "will continue to donate the proceeds she receives from the sale of the single 'Welcome to New York' to NYC public schools.'"

"We're deeply appreciative of this kind gesture to donate her proceeds of the single 'Welcome to New York' to benefit NYC public schools," Devora Kaye, the press secretary for the department of education, stated.

Since buying a $20 million luxury apartment Manhattan's Tribeca neighbourhood last May, Swift has let her love of New York City be known.

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"What makes New York City New York City is that it is unlike any city in the whole world," she said in a promotional video after being named New York City's welcome ambassador. "It's almost like it has its own heartbeat. You can find fashion that inspires you, art that inspires you, humanity that inspires you. Everywhere you look, it's impossible not to fall in love or be affected by something in New York City."