In these absolutely unprecedented, wild, chaotic and terrifying times enduring the Coronavirus outbreak, often the media can make things worse. The fear around this public health crisis revolves around the constant cycle of fake news or somehow equally terrifying real news or even our endless Instagram captions that reminds us (not so calmly) to STAY IN. It’s almost inevitable that our mental health somehow will be affected by this constant stream of negativity. So we have compiled a list of different acts of kindness during the Coronavirus outbreak to lift your spirits. Check out what people are doing to help out.
Therefore to lift your spirits in these uncertain times, we have inspiring examples of people choosing to be kind. With social distancing, panic buying and self-isolation- there aren’t many things that might bring cheer, but with so many people helping out those in need- it surely shows how humanity is above anything else. These acts inspiring acts of kindness during coronavirus outbreak prove to us that love and kindness will always win.
Here Are Some Of The Best Stories Which Show Different Individual Acts Of Kindness During The Coronavirus Outbreak
1Staying fit together
In Seville, Spain, residents of an entire apartment complex couldn't leave their homes due to the quarantine.
So a fitness instructor went up to a rooftop and held a workout class.
Neighbors joined in from their windows and balconies.pic.twitter.com/Ez0iF7vwf3
— Muhammad Lila (@MuhammadLila) March 15, 2020
2Helping out the elderly
My heart can't ?
This Muslim couple, owners of a corner shop in Scotland, assembled Corona Virus relief packages for the elderly and those in need so and delivered them around their village for FREE
THIS IS HUMANITY
WE NEED MORE OF THIS ❤ pic.twitter.com/te1YX0S5eo
— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) March 13, 2020
3Rent can wait
A landlord with 18 apartment buildings in New York City waived April rent for his 200 to 300 tenants because of the coronavirus pandemic. “I told them just to look out for your neighbor and make sure that everyone has food on their table," he said. https://t.co/fUY1AG7Y8t
— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 3, 2020
4Helping out to feed the strays
— Concentrix India (@ConcentrixIND) April 13, 2020
5The 1950s Club
This feels like a very good trend. Please RT if you agree. BBC News – Coronavirus kindness: Constantine Bay's early-morning shopping club https://t.co/Fhil0XAhMS
— Geoff McGivern (@Geoff_McGivern) March 16, 2020
6Providing respiratory valves
— Code.org (@codeorg) March 17, 2020
7The Postcard Initiative
8Kindness for the ones that protect
All 5 police stations across the Ayawaso West constituency today received Veronica buckets, hand sanitizers, detergents and hand gloves to help them stay protected against the Corona Virus since they come in contact with people everyday. We need to protect those who protect us. pic.twitter.com/fueUxPynmg
— MrDumelo (@johndumelo1) March 17, 2020
9Doing your bit to help out elderly neighbours
Anyone has elderly parents living in Bangalore? I am happy to check in on them and maybe run some errands. I am neat. I shower twice. I wash my hands (OFTEN). And I commute by cycle while wearing a mask. I can drop off supplies they need outside their homes. DM me.
— Aishwarya S (@Hyper_aice) March 20, 2020
10Sanitation kits for the homeless in Cali
A daily bit of hope in the time of social distancing:
Shaivi Shah (aged 15) prepared 250 sanitation kits for the homeless in Cali. Each kit contains hand sanitizer, lotion, antibacterial soap, and reusable face masks to help the homeless stay safe during the #COVID19 pandemic. pic.twitter.com/c4fT4P0RO2
— Dorotea Deshishku (@DDeshishku) March 20, 2020
11Caring for the medical staff too
— Chabad.org (@Chabad) April 12, 2020
12Spreading joy to the quarantined families
On the last March 10th, Rabbi Dan Margulies delivered pizza dressed as Olaf, together with the congregants from The Riverdale Minyan, to spread some joy to quarantined families in the Bronx. #joy #help #love #kindness pic.twitter.com/UAtTJ5RTjP
— Suzanne Phillips (@suzanneevents) March 20, 2020
13Bringing medical supplies for those stuck at home
Steve from #Stafford has been going that extra mile while out on his run to pick up prescriptions for those staying at home. You’re amazing #coronaviruskindness #staffordshire #doingourbit . Find out how you can help your community safely by visiting https://t.co/xQBXRMmb8l pic.twitter.com/ZrCxBC9Qw0
— Staffordshire County Council (@StaffordshireCC) April 10, 2020
14Protecting those protecting us
— Fred Anderson (@FAndersonMedia) April 9, 2020
15Corona-kindness to the Bay Area hospital workers
This man has been delivering thousands of N95 masks to Bay Area hospital workers & he's not done yet. #coronaviruskindness
— GoFundMe (@gofundme) March 30, 2020
16Food delivery for the kids
This is Ibrahim, I met him at the Merrifield @HomeDepot this morning. He’s usually a Fairfax County school bus driver during the week, now he’s turned his school bus into a delivery truck for Food for Kids.They delivered 10,000 meals Friday. Made my day. #CoronavirusKindness pic.twitter.com/bF7BqVhzNF
— Tara Copp (@TaraCopp) March 21, 2020
17Entertainment during self-quarantine
— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) March 16, 2020
I’m Captain Tom Moore, war veteran, 99 years of age (soon to be 100) and I’m walking for the NHS to raise money for our heroes.https://t.co/M1dkvoV3kE
— Captain Tom Moore (@captaintommoore) April 10, 2020
Put A Smile On Your Face With These Individual Acts Of Kindness
We all know how the situation is pretty grim and uncertain but that doesn’t stop us from lending a hand to the needy. We can follow suit and look for ways to do our bit in these dark times. If you wish to do the same, we have a list of different ways you can contribute to COVID-19 relief funds.
Cancel out the negativity with this good solid dose of positivity and if you have more such stories let us know in the comments below!