Vitoria Mario, a Tottenham teenager who wants to become a mathematician started a GoFundMe appeal so she can go to University. she explained that despite being offered an unconditional place at the University of Warwick to study mathematics, she could not afford to take it up.
Mario estimated she would need £24,000 for accommodation, £3,000 for equipment and £13,000 for general living costs including food, transport, gas and electricity.
Taylor Swift has donated over £23,000 to a teenager.Taylor who found her GoFundMe appeal and decided to make a generous donation while leaving a touching message for the teenager.
The American singer wrote to the teen: “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.”
In response, Vitoria said: “My mind has been blown. I was wondering how to reach enough people to hit my goal and now this miracle has happened. I’m just over the moon. I got 1A and 2A*s in my exam results recently and this is just a huge cherry on the cake!”