Ariana Grande announces return to Manchester for benefit concert to raise money for victims' families

Ariana Grande is returning to Manchester.

The "Dangerous Woman" singer took to Twitter on Friday to share a lengthy letter of support to her fans that proclaimed that "our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously than we did before."

SEE ALSO: Miley Cyrus reveals how she's rethinking her shows after bombing at Ariana Grande's concert

Grande announced that she'll "be returning to the incredibly brave city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families."

The announcement comes less than a week after 22 people were killed after a suicide bombing following Grande's concert at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England on Monday night. Over 100 others were injured in the explosion, and kids and teens were among those that were killed in the fatal attack.

See photos of Ariana Grande performing on the Dangerous Woman Tour:

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Ariana Grande performs onstage during her 'Dangerous Woman' tour at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Republic Records)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Ariana Grande performs onstage during her 'Dangerous Woman' tour at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Republic Records)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Ariana Grande performs onstage during her 'Dangerous Woman' tour at Madison Square Garden on February 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Republic Records)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 'Dangerous Woman' Tour Opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 3, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation)
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"I have been thinking about my fans, and of you all, non stop over the past week," she continued. "The way you have handled all of this has been more inspiring and made me more proud than you'll ever know. The compassion, kindness, love, strength and oneness that you've shown one another this past week is the exact opposite of the heinous intentions it must take to pull of something as evil as what happened Monday."

She went on to note that she put the Dangerous Woman Tour together as "a safe space for my fans. A place for them to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves." And on Monday, that place was torn apart.

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Friday's statement is the second time Grande has taken to Twitter to respond to the devastating bombing. Late on Monday night, the singer had taken to Twitter to say that the attack left her "broken."

In a subsequent tweet, Grande linked to a JustGiving page that, in partnership with BritishRedCross, will raise "£2,000,000 to support families of those killed and injured in the Manchester Arena attack."

After the incident, Grande flew back to her home in Boca Raton, Florida on a private plane reportedly lent to her by Taylor Swift, where she was greeted by her boyfriend Mac Miller. Sources close to the star said that she was an "emotional mess" following the massacre.

"Children died at her concert," the source said. "She can't process that. She goes from being very quiet to crying hysterically."

See photos from the Manchester bombing:

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Deadly explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Police escort members of the public from the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Two women wrapped in thermal blankets stand near the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, northern England, Britain, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Yates
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Members of the public receive treatment from emergency service staff at Victoria Railway Station close to the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Police stand by a cordoned off street close to the Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
Armed police officers stand near the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, in northern England, Britain May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Yates
Concert goers wait to be picked up at the scene of a suspected terrorist attack during a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in Manchester, northwest England on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 23: British police guard the entrance to the Manchester Arena stadium in Manchester, United Kingdom on May 23, 2017. A large explosion was reported earlier in the evening and British police confirmed that at least 19 killed and many other wounded at American singer Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. UK officials treating Manchester Arena explosion as possible terrorist incident (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Concert goers react after fleeing the Manchester Arena in northern England where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing in Manchester, Britain, May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Super
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Police stand by a cordoned off street close to the Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Police escort members of the public from the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Police stand by a cordoned off street close to the Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Members of the public are escorted from the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
A police van and an ambulance are seen outside the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, northern England, Britain May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Super TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Concert goers react after fleeing the Manchester Arena in northern England where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing in Manchester, Britain, May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Super
Medics and rescuers in Manchester, Britain, deploy May 22, 2017, after reports of an explosion at the Manchester Arena. British police said early May 23 there were 'a number of confirmed fatalities' after reports of at least one explosion during a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande. Ambulances were seen rushing to the Manchester Arena venue and police added in a statement that people should avoid the area / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Police and fans close to the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Police escort members of the public from the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Police deploy at scene of explosion in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017 at a concert. British police said early May 23 there were 'a number of confirmed fatalities' after reports of at least one explosion during a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande. Ambulances were seen rushing to the Manchester Arena venue and police added in a statement that people should avoid the area / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Police deploy at scene of explosion in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017 at a concert. British police said early May 23 there were 'a number of confirmed fatalities' after reports of at least one explosion during a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande. Ambulances were seen rushing to the Manchester Arena venue and police added in a statement that people should avoid the area / AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Police and fans close to the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
Police deploy at scene of explosion in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017 at a concert. British police said early May 23 there were 'a number of confirmed fatalities' after reports of at least one explosion during a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande. Ambulances were seen rushing to the Manchester Arena venue and police added in a statement that people should avoid the area / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Police close to the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Emergency services arrive close to the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
Police deploy at scene of explosion in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017 at a concert. British police said early May 23 there were 'a number of confirmed fatalities' after reports of at least one explosion during a pop concert by US singer Ariana Grande. Ambulances were seen rushing to the Manchester Arena venue and police added in a statement that people should avoid the area / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Emergency services arrive close to the Manchester Arena on May 23, 2017 in Manchester, England. There have been reports of explosions at Manchester Arena where Ariana Grande had performed this evening. Greater Manchester Police have have confirmed there are fatalities and warned people to stay away from the area. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)
Police set up a cordon outside the Manchester Arena in northern England where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing in Manchester, Britain, May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Super TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Police are seen outside the Manchester Arena in northern England where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing in Manchester, Britain, May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Super
Vehicles are seen near a police cordon outside the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, northern England, Britain, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Yates
People sit by the side of the road next to a police cordon outside the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, northern England, Britain, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Yates TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Several people killed and many injured after two explosions in Manchester Arena at the end of Ariana Grande gig… https://t.co/VnB0ozDF0Q
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A police officer with a sniffer dog patrols near the Manchester Arena where a suspected terrorist attack at the end of a concert by US star Ariana Grande left 19 dead.
Dawn over Manchester the morning after a suspected terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by US star Ariana Grande left 19 dead.
Police at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig.
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Many of Grande's peers have rallied behind her in the days since the bombing, including friends and past collaborators like Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry.

On Friday, Cyrus revealed on the "Today" show that the bombing after Grande's concert has forced her to reconsider how she approaches live shows and how many people she keeps around her at any given time.

"I'm someone that, I don't like a lot of people around. I don't usually have the team and crew around me," Cyrus explained. "I like to lay really low-key. So, now I realize that I need to know that I'm around a lot of people and to protect myself and protect everyone that's here."

Cyrus had also dedicated her performance on "The Voice" earlier this week to Grande and the victims of the Manchester attack.

See how more stars reacted to the Manchester bombing below:

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wishing I could give my friend @arianagrande a great big hug right now... love love love you .... so sorry you had to be apart of such a tragic event! my most sincere condolences to anyone and everyone affected by this horrific attack! all I can do is send as much HOPE & PEACE your way! This MUST end! No more war .... no more innocent lives taken .... L-O-V-E 💙❤️💜💚💛 @happyhippiefdn
broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.
Praying for the beautiful souls we lost, their families and loved ones, for the survivors who will forever be impacted by this #Manchester
#Manchester has always been so close to my heart! These are innocent vulnerable kids, this could've been any of us! I'm devastated!
I can't imagine the fear and agony these parents must be going through searching for their kids 💔
Up early & ready about what happened in Manchester. This is truly so senseless & heart breaking. My heart goes out to everyone involved
So heartbroken to hear of the nightmare that came true last night in Manchester. Sending love light and prayers to everyone affected.
Can't stop thinking about the joy of going to your 1st concert. Bravery & hope. All violence is tragic. This is impossible to shake.
God bless everyone who was at Ariana's concert! My prayers are with you all and poor sweet Ariana! This is heartbreaking 💔
My thoughts, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight. I'm sending all my love.
MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO PPL OF MANCHESTER…HAD SPECIAL TIMES THERE FROM YOUTH & BEYOND
I'm heartbroken over what happened in Manchester tonight. Sending love to everyone involved. H
Absolutely Horrendous what happened in Manchester tonight. My thoughts are with the great people of Manchester and also Ari and her team xx
To see what has happened in Manchester makes me really sad. My thoughts are with those that are experiencing such tragedy at this time x
Sending prayers to the people of Manchester. I'm heartbroken for the lives lost and all the families suffering right now
My heartfelt thoughts and prayers for all those effected by the tragedy in Manchester last night 🙏🏻 x VB… https://t.co/OLkb5elWtN
Heartbreaking news from Manchester. As a father & a human what has happened truly saddens me. My thoughts are with all of those that have been affected by this tragedy...
My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Manchester, any one affected, @ArianaGrande and the entire crew. Heartbreaking
Just woken up and seen the news. My heart and soul is broken for every single victim, and their families and friends. So painfully sad x
Wow wow wow I'm in disbelief. all of my prayers to Manchester.
The Rolling Stones are deeply shocked to hear of the appalling events in Manchester & send condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy.
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone effected by this horrible attack in Manchester. My heart is broken this morning.
My heart hurts for my sister, Ariana & every family affected by this tragic event in the U.K. Innocent lives lost. I'm so sorry to hear this
No words can describe how I feel about what happened in Manchester. I don't wanna believe that the world we live in could be so cruel.
Just saw the news about Manchester... Our hearts are breaking 💔 Prayers for all who attended, their families, Ari and her whole crew.
Praying for everyone at @ArianaGrande's show
My prayers are with you Manchester
Tearing up imagining innocent concert goers losing their lives.. praying for everyone and all #arianators. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
💔Absolutely sickened & angered by this senseless, evil attack. Thoughts are with everybody effected. Such a disturbing time we live in 😔
I am truly so sorry about what has happened in Manchester tonight. Unthinkable events. All my love to the families affected.
My heart breaks for everyone who endured the terrifying attack at Ariana Grande's show in Manchester. I'm praying for everyone there...
Please God may those injured in Manchester recover and my heart is breaking for the families of those killed.
Sending love to those affected in Manchester.
Hoping we can all push to create a world where this isn't a reality, prayers to #Manchester
oh god.......my heart is breaking hearing about this tragedy that happened at Manchester arena tonight...
We're on tour a half mile away from explosion but SAFE! Insane world. Grab all the peace and love you can. Praying now. #Manchester
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