TYLER PERRY: Senior Hour Groceries Paid at 73 Stores


Tyler Perry made an incredible contribution to senior citizens feeling food-insecure. He paid for groceries at 44 Kroger stores in Atlanta and in New Orleans another 29 Winn-Dixie super markets.

Perry reportedly signed the store receipts as simply “Atlanta Angel.” TheWinn-Dixie company tweeted, (quote) “Thank you to our friend @TylerPerry for paying it forward by purchasing groceries for elderly and high-risk customers. Winn-Dixie applauds your love for community and sincere generosity.”

Photos of the shoppers show their shock and appreciation. On Wednesday morning, Perry paid their grocery bills throughout the senior hour, just prior to the official opening.

  • A store manager in Atlanta said, (quote) “It was truly a pleasure to see our customers fill with joy and gratitude as the news spread throughout 44 stores across Metro Atlanta.” (WXIA-TV, Atlanta)