- Tyler Perry has selflessly paid the grocery bills of multiple senior shoppers all over New Orleans
- The generosity started in 44 local stores and expanded to another 29 locations
- Store owners and senior shoppers have expressed their gratitude for Perry's undeniable kindness during these trying times
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Tyler Perry put his hand in his pocket to help the elderly in his home town of New Orleans, USA.
The elderly are super venerable right now with the coronavirus pandemic going around and deserve every bit of help that is given to them.
Legit.ng learnt that Perry graciously footed the bill for every single elderly shopper at not just one but multiple grocery stores in his home town.
Perry started on pensioners' Wednesdays with 44 Kroger stores in Atlanta and then branched out to 29 other locations in his hometown of New Orleans – what a phenomenal act of kindness.
Kroger spokesperson for Atlanta Felix Turner told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution how senior shoppers were truly surprised by Perry’s kindness. Their faces lit up and their hearts were filled with happiness. The store and senior shoppers are beyond grateful!
“Senior and higher-risk Kroger shoppers in metro Atlanta did receive a nice surprise at the register this morning when they learned Tyler Perry had paid their grocery tab in full.
“We would like to join our customers in thanking Mr Perry for his kindness and generosity during this unprecedented pandemic.”
A shopper, 64-year-old Phil Kloer, expressed his gratitude, telling the publication that he was ‘dumbstruck’ when he was told he didn’t have to pay his $290 (R5k) bill thanks to Mr Perry.
In other news, Legit.ng reported that Nigerian talent manager and special adviser to Cross River state governor on tourism, Ubi Franklin, joined the fight against coronavirus with his act of kindness.
The young man took to social media via his Instagram page to share the news of his personal contribution towards the fight against the raging disease. Ubi decided to give out his salary for four months to help the fight against coronavirus. The talent manager shared an official document backing this claim on his Instagram page.
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