Tyler Perry continues to show his heart of gold.
Per People on Wednesday, the film and television entertainer paid for the groceries of elderly shoppers at 44 Kroger stores in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as 29 Winn-Dixie stores in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana.
The “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” actor surprised patrons during the hour reserved for senior citizens to buy supplies without interacting with large crowds.
“He wanted to do something special to provide immediate relief for some of the most vulnerable in the two cities he considers home,” a source told the publication.
Of course, this is not the first the 50-year-old has performed acts of kindness during the coronavirus pandemic.
On Monday, TMZ reported that the Tyler Perry Studios founder left a $21,000 tip for 42 servers at a Houston’s Restaurant in Atlanta.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website, 8 out of 10 reported coronavirus-related deaths in the United States have been adults 65 years old and older.
To prevent spread of COVID-19, the federal agency has advised senior living facilities to restrict visitors, regularly check employees and residents for fevers and symptoms, and limit activities within the facility.