Grammy-winning singer Kandi Burruss provided supplies for 500 children

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Grammy-winning singer and television personality Kandi Burruss and her Kandi Cares Foundation provided supplies to 500 children during the back-to-school giveaway at the Jefferson Park Recreation Center in East Point on Saturday.

Kandi Cares has partnered with Goodr, Nouveaux, and Garner Trial Attorneys to give back to Atlanta-area families in need.

“Single-parent families are an especially vulnerable part of our communities,” said Goodr CEO Jasmine Crowe. “Even two-income households are struggling to provide anything beyond basic necessities right now, so events like this are essential. Goodr is honored to partner with Kandi Cares again in as part of such a vital initiative.

Kandi Burrus back to school gift
Kandi Burrus back to school gift(CBS46 News)

Organizations focus on food aid and school supplies, with an emphasis on single-parent families.

“With so much negativity in the world and the cost of living continuing to rise, we are thrilled to spread some positivity and help families in our community who desperately need it. This initiative will provide single parent men necessities for all of their back-to-school needs,” Burruss said.

Several back-to-school events were also tenuous throughout the Atlanta metro area on Saturday.

Burruss is best known for singing in the Atlanta-based band Xscape and appearing as a cast member on the television show Real Housewives of Atlanta.

In case you missed it, there are more back-to-school campaigns and events coming to the Atlanta metro area. For more information, click here.