Amid the coronavirus outbreak, there have been some incredible acts of kindness. From celebrity donations to people offering to do the grocery shopping for those who are vulnerable, people have really been going above and beyond to help in any way they can.
The latest act of kindness? One man left a $10,000 tip at a restaurant just days before it was forced to shut due to the coronavirus outbreak...
Seeing positive stories like this is just what we need right now.As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc, so many people are pulling together to make the best out of the situation.
And there have been some heartwarming acts of kindness across the globe.
Let's kick off with donations.
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Legendary fashion designer, Ralph Lauren, donated a generous $10 million last week.WWD reports that the brand is working with its U.S. team to create 25,000 isolation gowns and 250,000 masks.
L.A. Clippers owner, Steve Ballmer, has pledged $25 million.
Even Kylie Jenner has also done her bit to help.
Some celebs have come up with more creative ways to raise money.
Protect @billieeilish and @finneas at all costs. Watch the entire #iHeartConcertOnFOX here:… https://t.co/4OZS2pJHXx— FOX (@FOX)1585544400.0
But of course, it's not just celebs who have been making a difference...
If anyone near our shop has to self isolate over the corona virus and are on benefits I will put together a two wee… https://t.co/SAu7cygsl5— dave jones, EOTM (@dave jones, EOTM)1583703163.0
One man turned his school bus into a delivery truck for Food for Kids.
This is Ibrahim, I met him at the Merrifield @HomeDepot this morning. He’s usually a Fairfax County school bus driv… https://t.co/9ihVV1kExF— Tara Copp (@Tara Copp)1584797125.0
Pay it forward.
Edge Coffee in Holywood is giving away ‘pay-it-forward’ hot drinks to all frontline workers today inc teachers, pha… https://t.co/luSm5bSs12— Jessica Black (@Jessica Black)1584700010.0
Helping kids stay creative.
A couple neighbors in Nebraska are delivering free creativity bags to the doorsteps of kids stuck at home.… https://t.co/7PhzEHsTQs— GoFundMe (@GoFundMe)1584659706.0
Even the smallest of gestures can go a long way.
Spotted on my walk this morning, a reminder. https://t.co/BB23UMBTDe— Christy Chirinos (@Christy Chirinos)1585570824.0
So, now we're all nicely warmed up...
The kind-hearted "regular" was dining at the Naples-based restaurant, Skillets, a couple of weeks ago.
The generous act meant that the twenty staff got $500 each.
The Naples establishment was 1 of 9 Skillets forced to close to dine-in customers.CBS News. "To-go was only about 5% of our sales before all this," Ross Edlund, owner of Skillets, said. "I look at the McDonald’s next door and cars are lined up around the block, because that’s what they do. That’s what they’re built for. Breakfast here is an experience. It’s about getting out of the house and letting someone else take care of you. We can’t offer that now, but we’re trying to do the best we can."
The identity of the man is currently unknown...Naples Daily News, Edlund said: "We don’t know who he was yet. I’m trying to figure it out."
They also know he likes to eat on the patio with his laptop on weekdays when the weather is nice...
The restaurants' owner went on to express his gratitude to the stranger.
via: CBS News"Thank you very, very much. You are a really decent person, and you have touched our staff deeply. Thank you," he told CBS News.