As each day brings more coverage on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on communities worldwide, it might be hard to keep positive while quarantining at home. This outbreak has also revealed some incredible moments as the world adapts to this new way of life. These are a few stories, a couple local and a few from Fresno CA.

LOCALLY – Area youth and sponsors helped raise the spirits of residents and staff at assisted living facilities. Images and inspirational slogans were painted on windows of residents at Autumn House,
Discovery Village and Life Care Center in Melbourne. Volunteers visited Zon Beachside, Victoria Landing in Melbourne, Palm Cottages in Rockledge and Viera Del Mar.

SPCA fund provides pet care for families in economic crisis. When a Brevard County family falls into hard economic times, all suffer, even pets, who many consider to be family members. The Angel Fund is privately funded and in need of donations. For information about pet assistance, donating or adoption, call 321/567-3415 or

One Senior Place need help for yourself or a loved one? One Senior Place is your one-stop source for information. Call 321/751-6771

FRESNO – Fresno husband goes above and beyond to show love for pregnant wife from a distance. Ethan set out to surprise his wife, writing out the message he texts her every morning on the pavement so she can see it from her hospital window. Woman sends pizza to Fresno hospital to thank healthcare workers in ER. When the nurse called to thank the sender, she learned the woman’s mother had recently been at the hospital, and it was her way of saying thank you.

California animal shelter runs out of adoptable pets amid coronavirus outbreak. Adoption demands were so high, this animal shelter in Southern California is now empty.

Tulare neighborhood starts toy “bear hunt” for families. Residents of Del Lago in Tulare have organized a “hunt” for teddy bears as a way for families to get outside and have fun, all while maintaining social distance.

Anheuser-Busch, Tito’s Vodka making hand sanitizer at distilleries to help fight coronavirus pandemic. Anheuser-Busch is making hand sanitizer to communities in need.

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