An Uber driver was surprised when her nurse passenger asked to stop for food because she couldn’t eat during her shift. The driver, inspired to help other frontline workers, turned to Facebook asking people to donate for meals, ultimately raising over $12,000.
An Ohio small business owner and artist took to Facebook Live and offered free art classes to kids around the world during the pandemic. Her daily art classes reached thousands of students giving them an artistic outlet when schools were shut down.
The pandemic has turned lives upside down, but people are finding support online. Shea Serrano, an author and journalist, reached out to his over 345,000 Twitter followers offering to help those who couldn’t pay their bills, and others are following his lead.
#COVID19 is leaving many senior citizens in total isolation. Matthew McConaughey brought some levity to a Texas senior facility by hosting a virtual bingo night.
Southwest Soda Pop Shop in DC had a slower than expected reopening during #COVID19. Their tweet asking for help from the community went viral and now people are lining up around the block to support them.
High school seniors across the country missed out on a traditional prom because of #COVID19, but Teen Vogue organized a star-studded, virtual prom to make sure the #ClassOf2020 got their special night too.
A mother who homeschools her 21-year-old son with autism shared his first question ever on her Twitter account: “would someone like me?” Thousands responded to the tweet to show their support.
An NYC restaurant owner took to social media to raise money for frontline workers combating #COVID19. After gaining traction on social media, he launched a website called Feed the Frontlines, ultimately raising over $1m to provide meals to those on the frontlines.