NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Monday, December 7, 2015, 4:33 PM
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz and his charity T.R.U. Foundation helped spread a little holiday cheer to one family in Georgia.
2Chainz is spreading holiday cheer.
The rapper surprised a Georgia women on Saturday when he showed up at her doorstep bearing gifts and offering to pay her rent for a year.
Deirdre Plater, a single mom from Palmetto, is a disabled veteran and mom-of-one. She recently had surgery and has been looking for work for almost a year, Atlanta news station CBS 46 reported.
The rapper teamed up with his his T.R.U Foundation to use some of the proceeds from his “Ugly Christmas Sweater” to buy furniture for her apartment
A photo posted by 2 Chainz Aka Tity Boi (@hairweavekiller) on Dec 4, 2015 at 11:54am PST
“It’s hard to keep gas in the car, food in the house, and do everything by myself being a single parent,” Plater told the TV station. “I am on a fixed income.”
The rapper’s line of holiday sweaters include a design with Kris Kringle and Mrs. Clause doing the dab dance. He said he’ll continue to donate part of its profits to help families in need.
On Sunday, he posted on Instagram recalling how he grew up poor in College Park, Georgia.
2 Chainz offered to pay Plater’s rent for a year. The rapper also bought her furniture for her Georgia apartment.
“I remember using the oven to heat the house , I would stand in the kitchen for hours to stay warm . I remember waiting until the water co. Close at 5 ,so we could use a tool and turn the water back on until 6 am,” he wrote.
In another post, he said that it’s “important to give back when you’ve got it.”