Some Good News Amid the Outbreak Vol 6
Some of you are going a little stir crazy, and that is understandable. Why don't you distract yourselves with ten more pieces of good news to come out of this outbreak.
Some San Diego police officers did a welfare check on a 95-year-old guy and found he running low on stuff. So the cops did his shopping for him and even brought back some Chinese food for dinner. Now the video is going viral.
A few years ago, a dentist's office in Montana accidentally ordered a comically large lot of face masks . . . like a million of them. They still had 700,000 left in storage. This turned in to quite the happy accident, as they are donating them to hospitals.
Budweiser's sports marketing budget this year was $5 million. With no games during which to advertise, they announced they're donating all of it to the American Red Cross.
Starbucks announced they're giving all healthcare workers and first responders free coffee now through May 3rd.
Based on the popular children's book We're Going on a Bear Hunt, there's a new trend where you put a teddy bear in your window so as children walk by and count how many they find.
A boat sailed down the River Thames in the other day, blasting the song "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" from Monty Python. (Video NSFW)
Health officials in the U.K. asked for 250,000 people to help deal with the crisis. In the first 24 hours, 400,000 people signed up.
The head physician at an Italian hospital figured out how to turn full-face snorkeling masks into ventilators. Now the company that manufactures them is helping out.
Attention sewers! Are you looking for a way to pass the time while you're staying home and staying safe? Joann Fabrics is giving away supplies to make reusable face masks to anyone who wants to make them.