Colorado March 18, 2020
Here Are The 6 Ways Coloradans Are Making Us Proud During The Corona Pandemic
In case you missed it, the world as we know it is quickly changing with the times, and folks everywhere are being quarantined during this unprecedented pandemic. While most of the news is nothing but doom and gloom, there are still people out there who are changing the world and the lives of others and make us prouder than ever to be Coloradans! If you need your faith in both humanity and the world restored, check out these six ways that Coloradans are making us proud during the Corona pandemic:
1. Mile High United Way started a new volunteer program amid the corona crisis, and more than 250+ volunteers signed up within a matter of hours.
Do you want to help your fellow man (and woman) during these uncertain times? There are plenty of ways to get involved and volunteer, which is easier now more than ever thanks to the
Mile High United Way
. Are you not in the Denver metro area? No problem: Just contact the
in your corner of the state.
2. Neighbors helping neighbors around the Centennial State.
While there are several instances of neighbors helping neighbors across Colorado,
shared the story of a Denver-area resident who runs an egg business in Loveland and has been giving away her excess eggs to neighbors from in front of her home.
3. No Colorado child will go unfed during school closures.
With the unexpected closure of school comes the worry of what will happen to students who may not get a nutritious meal otherwise. From school districts to organizations to community members, there is no shortage of individuals and programs stepping up to ensure that no child goes hungry during this unprecedented time.
4. A 22-year-old in Highlands Ranch is leading a movement to help neighbors in need.
As reported by
, a Highlands Ranch resident is rallying the troops and collecting groceries for both families and seniors and invites others (who are healthy and show no signs of illness) to join her. (As per the article, she needs kids' meals, including macaroni and cheese, fruits and vegetables, and various canned goods.)
5. Coloradans are getting creative in terms of social distancing.
You have heard it time and again: Social distancing (or preferably quarantine) is mandatory to beating COVID-19, which is why Coloradans are starting to get creative. How does one do this? As per
, it's through such means as neighborhood happy hours (whilst standing 6+ feet apart, of course), baking and crafts, and solo time in the great outdoors.
6. Finally, businesses put their best foot forward to assist Coloradans.
Fortunately, this applies to most of the country (and not just Colorado), with stores like Dollar General and Target offering private shopping hours for seniors, free food delivery from platforms like DoorDash, and historic provisions from utility and loan companies.
What good things have you seen Coloradans doing in the midst of the coronavirus? Let us know in the comments! For even more proof that Coloradans are the best in the country, check out
12 Reasons Why People From Colorado Are The Best Kind Of People You’ll Ever Meet.
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