Taylor Swift tops list of generous celebrities

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For the second year in a row, singer Taylor Swift has topped the annual DoSomething.org "Celebs Gone Good" list of celebrities making positive impact and showing generosity, Newsday contributor Frank Lovece reports. The organization, co-founded by actor Andrew Shue in 1993, said Swift donated $100,000 to the financially strapped Nashville Symphony and headlined an event benefiting Centrepoint, an organization helping young homeless people. In second place was the British boy band One Direction, which raised more than $3 million to combat poverty in Africa and Britain. Beyoncé, who with husband Jay-Z was No. 11 last year, moved up to third place.


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