We all need a little encouragement these days. And there is nothing more inspiring than stories of resilience and hope.
In a new series called The Bright Side, VTDigger reporters are sharing stories about how Vermonters are supporting front-line health care staff and unemployed workers during the Covid-19 crisis.
Here are just a few examples: Frontline Foods is helping dozens of local Burlington restaurants feed hospital and nursing home workers; a Westford baker is giving away hundreds of loaves of bread for free to those hit hard by the pandemic; and a physician’s assistant has repurposed thousands of robes from cancelled graduation events into protective gowns for hospital workers.
There are so many heartwarming examples of neighbors and businesses stepping up to bring comfort and aid to Vermonters. In The Bright Side series we are highlighting these acts of hope.
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If you know someone who is going the extra mile to help others around them, email us at [email protected] with the subject line, “The Bright Side.”