The coronavirus pandemic has absolutely shaken the world. But it has also brought out the best from some people and companies, giving us a chance to have our faith in humanity restored.
Things might feel out of control.You just have to glance at your phone or TV to be bombarded with nothing but bad news...
But in reality, there's so much to be positive about right now.
Whether you're rich or poor, this woman won't stop until we all get the healthcare we deserve.
Thoughtful Britons have started a new movement amidst the outbreak.
"You've come along to save my life" 1000+ groups are now organising across the UK Checking in on your neighbour i… https://t.co/GuWpG35aiP— covidaiduk (@covidaiduk)1584453220.0
Unexpected kindness is the most powerful.
I want to know how #howcanihelp. I live in West London, have a car and have quite a bit of extra time on my hands a… https://t.co/vcWhxwYQ0B— Lyndsey (@Lyndsey)1584359507.0
It was the co-founder of the Women's Equality Party that initiated it.
So far offers of help across London, parts of the Midlands, Brighton and Hastings. #howcanIhelp https://t.co/5vvK9j5iNO— Catherine Mayer (@Catherine Mayer)1584125710.0
The elderly are just one of the many at-risk groups.
. @AARP very generously donated $250k to the #MealsonWheels COVID-19 Response Fund to protect our nation’s seniors!… https://t.co/8kIozZawqM— Meals on Wheels (@Meals on Wheels)1584477057.0
The congressional aid package could indirectly help the homeless.
via: GettyThe measures include new money for unemployment insurance and food stamps.
Some cities are doing more to protect the homeless.
Oakland has brought in hand washing stations to homeless encampments throughout the city. Members of the homeless c… https://t.co/I1BUXtYgfr— Jodi Hernandez (@Jodi Hernandez)1584496126.0
People are really showing their best selves during this confusing time.People continue to check on family, friends, and neighbors (without physical contact) in a time where self-isolation might be difficult.
Being quarantined hasn't stopped people spreading love.
Painted and posted this sign in our yard in south Orange County to remind our neighbors and community that we can g… https://t.co/DJhxK5TEOD— Lauren Kutz (@Lauren Kutz)1584542992.0
There is always a balance in the world.
via: TwitterAmid the bad news following the outbreak, some things happen to be looking up.
The wildlife has returned.
Venice hasn't seen clear canal water in a very long time. Dolphins showing up too. Nature just hit the reset button… https://t.co/OuQ2AuaHmH— Luca (@Luca)1584441440.0
Twenty-one bullfighting runs have been canceled due to the outbreak.
via: GettyAs public health officials urge people to avoid crowds, events like bullfighting have been canceled, leading to the lives of 120 bulls being saved!
People are even turning to music to heal.
People of my hometown #Siena sing a popular song from their houses along an empty street to warm their hearts durin… https://t.co/fXOdrd7X6R— valemercurii 🌍 (@valemercurii 🌍)1584053089.0
From all ages and backgrounds.
Neighbor to neighbor.
Loud and proud.
A room with a view.
"We often take what's outside our window for granted."
Their idea came from @lumadeline.
Now to spread some positive mental health strategies.
There are many social media accounts dedicated to helping people keep positive.
Get after it. #MondayMotivation https://t.co/lVaZ8U1ZlL— Shay (@Shay)1517230732.0
And now coffee chain Starbucks has made a heartwarming announcement.
via: ShutterstockFollowing an online petition urging the company to close its locations to protect staff, they've released a statement.
They've told staff they will receive pay for the next month, regardless of whether they go to work or not.
via: Shutterstock"The magnitude of managing through this situation is the single biggest challenge many of us have faced in our lifetime," Starbucks president Rossann Williams shared.
" I am continually moved by your compassion for each other, our customers and our communities during this exceptionally difficult time."
via: Shutterstock"With daily news from friends and family members getting laid off and businesses closing, we need one another more than ever."
"We need to be a different kind of company."
via: Shutterstock"Together, we have successfully navigated many challenges throughout our history, and managing COVID-19 will be no different. You have my word, we will continue to stay true to Our Mission and Values, making the right decisions even when it’s hard, and caring for you and our customers." This isn't the only industry affected by the current climate. Scroll on for the impact coronavirus is having on the world of entertainment.