Tyler Perry just released a new hit movie called “Good Deeds,“ but he also offered “real life” generosity to a local Chicago pastor. While his movie did extremely well at the box office, his truly “Good Deed” did not go unnoticed by Chicagoan’s.
South side Rev. Corey Brooks of New Beginnings Church, spent months on the rooftop of a motel near his church. His goal was to raise $450,000 to help stop the violence in Chicago. When Perry heard he was just shy of his goal, he donated the $98,000 shortage. Allowing the pastor to come off the roof and get to work!
The Rev. got fed up after having to bury 10 young black men from his congregation in a year, due to violence. In his fundraising efforts, he finally reached his goal and will use the funds to raze the building and replace it with a Community Center.
Lucky for him, Tyler Perry heard about his cause and not only made up the difference, he reportedly also gave the pastor a Harley Davidson. It looks like the pastor will be driving to his new community center in style, and Perry will once again be a hero to our youth. His story is also an inspiration…going from being homeless to a millionaire (if not billionaire). This just goes to show, if you put your mind to it…you can accomplish anything.
It’s good to hear about someone putting all this effort into cleaning up our great city. We cannot let the gangs, random shootings and robberies hold us hostage. The violence must end and our youth must begin to recognize human life is precious…and drugs and money mean nothing in the end.
Tyler Perry is not only a great actor, director and producer, his acts of kindness makes him an all-around inspiration to us all. Thanks for sharing Mr. Perry…isn’t karma awesome!
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