Matthew Carrier of Enfield Connecticut has brightened his community by putting together a “Bright Night for Heroes” display in his neighborhood. Carrier decorated his home with lights accompanied by patriotic music to help lift spirits and honor everyone working hard to combat COVID-19.
Heroism, generosity, kindness and individual initiative during the coronavirus crisis.
In good times, 850 Degrees Pizza in Ridgefield, CT swears that it “make the best pizza you’ll ever eat!” But during the Covid-19 crisis, it has offered assurances to its community of a very different kind. Under the 850 Degrees #NoOneGoesHungry Campaign, they have told their community, “To all those who have changes in employment or income during this time, we are here to help. NO ONE GOES HUNGRY! If you need help, 850 Degrees Pizza will provide you a free 12" cheese pizza every day until the COVID-19 crisis ends.
Bob Hayes, of Meriden CT, created a light display to uplift the spirits of his neighbors and people driving by. The display runs every evening at 10:00 p.m. The Hayes home is located on Evansville Avenue in Meriden. You can also view the display on YouTube using the link below.
The Northford Congregational Church, in Northford, CT, has set up a food box in front of the church, where people in need of a food item can take what they may need. The local food bank is closed, and this has become a popular resource in the village of Northford. The church has been pleased to see food disappearing each day and being restocked by the community through food donations.
Beach House Café, a local restaurant in the Riverside community of Greenwich has mobilized their team to make and deliver hot meals to medical professionals fighting to save lives in Greenwich. Restaurant owners Kane Xu and Daniel Gressel are sending 180 meals to Greenwich Hospital. “Seniors had the carpet pulled out from under them because of the pandemic and they are losing out on one of the most special days of their senior year.”
Catherine Kiernan of Kiernan Photography needed a creative outlet during the Covid-19 crisis. When a friend posted another photographer offering free prom photos to seniors, she decided to do the same thing in her town of Guilford. “Seniors had the carpet pulled out from under them because of the pandemic and they are losing out on one of the most special days of their senior year.”