National Nurses Week is a time to publicly recognize healthcare heroes, with an extra special emphasis this year because of their work on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Caroline Faber, 14, created Craft With Me, a virtual art class.
A Chicago couple used their money saved for a catered reception for their wedding to feed the needy for Thanksgiving.
Two New York men started a charity to give away thousands of free backpacks to the homeless, filled with hygiene and health items.
A family-run restaurant, which opened in 2009 and has won Michelin acclaim for its Oaxacan food, has also served as a soup kitchen during the pandemic
“The fear in their eyes when they can’t get enough air. They are so scared,” he says, quietly. “Their eyes are big, desperate to get the oxygen and that makes me so sad.”
A New York City physician known for his dedication to patient care continued working on the frontlines of the pandemic in an intensive care unit and died from COVID-19.
Chelsea, who said she was bullied in school, turned to art when she lost her swim coach to gun violence a few years ago.
A 12-year-old boy from the U.K. saved up his allowance and bought a 3D printer to make PPE for his grandma.
“You can’t be too safe, especially when dealing with the elderly,” Danny Wolverton said.
A Dallas lawyer decided to shelve her law practice for six weeks. She stopped trying cases and started treating cases of COVID-19.
A kindhearted FedEx driver in Indiana left a little something special when he spontaneously dropped off cupcakes for a little girl’s sixth birthday, after bringing a package to the family’s home and realizing that the coronavirus crisis likely dampened the youngster’s celebrations.
A degree has been bestowed upon a retired Kansas farmer who shipped one of his five N-95 masks to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo despite worries amid the coronavirus outbreak for his wife who has one lung.
To pass the time under pandemic lockdown restrictions, Ryan Emmenis and his children have been cleaning graveyard headstones on their daily walks.
Everyone from doctors to nurses, technicians to mailroom workers, will receive a check of about $750.
Sasha Winslow, a postpartum nurse at Mount Sinai in New York City, went viral when she was photographed holding a sign outside her hospital that read "We Will Not Be Your Bodybags".
Her coronavirus journey didn’t start with many of the symptoms that have affected adults — breathing problems, for example. She had stomach pain and vomiting, and her mother, who’s a radiologist, thought maybe it was appendicitis or some type of stomach problem.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused the cancellation of many events, including meetings for Make-A-Wish children with terminal illnesses. But a fireman in Clearwater, Florida, offered words of encouragement in a video uploaded on April 22.