The pandemic has really made people recognize the value of small businesses . . . and since it started, 80% have intentionally bought something from a small business they would’ve bought from a larger chain before. And 90% of people plan to do a lot more shopping at small businesses in the future.
Coronavirus IS beatable with the right national response. New Zealand has officially lifted ALL restrictions after having no new cases for two weeks . . . although they’re still keeping their borders closed.
A group of college students in Texas are bringing joy to senior living centers with care packages. Their project, COVID Check-In, is creating bags filled with coloring books, colored pencils, puzzle books, and hand-written notes for the elderly in the Dallas area. “I feel like we’re helping their mental health, but we’re helping our mental health as well,” explains Shreena Bhatt.