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Brad Paisley Donates $250,000 For Victims Of Massive West Virginia Flooding

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter

Country singer Brad Paisley has donated $250,000 to victims in West Virginia who lost their homes due to massive floods in June, the group Homes for West Virginia announced Saturday.

West Virginia is Paisley’s home state.

Homes for West Virginia, a collection of local and nonprofit groups, said that ground broke for the rebuilding of 42 homes and a community park, donated by the city of White Sulphur Springs, W.V., according to the Associated Press. Flooding on June 23 killed 23 people and left more than 1,000 people without homes. (RELATED: Brad Paisley Writes Song About North Carolina’s Bathroom Law)

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley

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Paisley is also helping to raise money from a crowd-funding site. The site has raised nearly $700,000, with a goal of $1 million. (VIDEO: Carrie Underwood And Brad Paisley Know Exactly Why Democrats Lost The Senate)