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 generosity comes from the CEO of Texas Roadhouse, who is giving up his salary and bonus to pay workers...
As so many sad and morbid stories continue to dominate headlines, it's nice to see something positive like this for a change.
via: ShutterstockAs 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.
@CNN TikTok gives $10 million to coronavirus response The World Health Organization on Monday announced that its C… https://t.co/x7ohuRpEN0— CNN Philippines (@CNN Philippines)1584992639.0
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
The latest positive news to come out of the pandemic?
Taylor has already donated $5 million of his personal funds to Andy's Outreach, a non-profit helping employees in times of need.
Kent Taylor at @texasroadhouse - doing the right thing. Hope many leaders do the same. https://t.co/KC1Z5hhTqA https://t.co/Qi3KwNxEuR— Michael A. Roberto (@Michael A. Roberto)1585577095.0
Although, this isn't the only thing Texas Roadhouse has done to help...
Taylor's charitable move has earnt him significant praise online.
@BFLouisville Someone who cares about his people! Mr. Wayne Kent Taylor I applaud you Sir!!!! https://t.co/MP5dWw1zu4— Tommie Girl (@Tommie Girl)1585253178.0
He's earnt the respect of many across the globe.
The C.E.O and founder of my work, Kent Taylor, gave up a year salary to make sure we still got paid something durin… https://t.co/KtrKmOdM2X— Lilian Paige☯️ (@Lilian Paige☯️)1585363962.0
In fact, some are already saying they've received checks from him.
All I’m saying is thank you Kent Taylor for depositing money into my account today 🥺 best CEO ever y’all— claire (@claire)1585330675.0
His move is sure to make a huge difference to his employees during this time of crisis.
Why can’t more CEOs be like W. Kent Taylor and use their money, which they have more than enough of, to help give t… https://t.co/EaFaCoVe78— Mer 🫐 hurting people era (@Mer 🫐 hurting people era)1585256264.0