Fearful? Stressed? Anxious?
Listen to Mom.
- TURN OFF THE TV.
- Put down your phone.
- Take a moment to read some GOOD NEWS about GOOD DEEDS and...
All across the country and around the world people are stepping up during this time of stress and fear and are blowing our minds with kindness. Last week we featured the creative generosity of people mostly in Europe - in Italy and Spain. This week we gathered together stories from right here in the Good ol’ US of A.
Thank you Michelle Figueroa for creating goodnews_movement on Instagram. This news is vital to our emotional and mental health! Journalist-run page for GOOD NEWS. Zero politics. DM kind acts, good news, heroes. Se habla español. Run by @iammichellefigueroa
From Virginia -
Taking things into their own hands, Virginia teachers launch GoFundMe to ensure students still get fed as schools close for coronavirus. The teachers hope to raise enough money to give all 8,300 students in their district a $100 gift card.
From Washington DC and New York -
Spanish Chef José Andrés is transforming eight of his acclaimed restaurants in New York City and Washington, DC, into gourmet soup kitchens for those struggling to make ends meet in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.While the to-go only meals are $7 for those who can’t afford it, it’s free for those who can’t.
From California -
From Next Door - Orange County CA,
I’ve been reading some heartbreaking stories about elderly or at-risk people not being able to grocery shop due to fear of exposure. I’m local and healthy and willing to lend a helping hand if anyone needs me to get meds, shop, arm wrestle for toilet paper. Please holler. We need to band together during this unfortunate event.
While closed, Disneyland is donating its excess food.
Disneyland might be closed, but that doesn't mean the magic stops there. Kyleigh Johnson, the external communications manager of Disneyland Resort, revealed in a blog post that the company will be donating all excess food from Disneyland and Disney California Adventure to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.
From Washington State -
From New Jersey -
Keeping Kids Eyes on the Ball….
Posted on Instagram and reposted by singer Britney Spears...
And from around the other side of the world...
From Australia -
Feel better now?
Ask yourself....what can you do to surprise and delight someone else today?
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With Love, From Moms Across America