In a time that there is so much pain in the world, I want to step up and help. But what can one person do to help others during the quarantine? More than you think. Even the smallest gestures can make the world a better place.

Ways to help others

A simple message to a friend or family member provides encouragement. The smallest act of kindness shows someone you care. Even if you help just one person, you are making a difference. So, if you are looking for ways to help others during this difficult time, I have created a list of ideas for you to reference.

Simple Ways You Can Help Others During The Quarantine

  • Pray

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  • Stay home!
  • Make masks and donate them to healthcare workers, family and friends.
  • Purchase, Donate or Cut the fabric to be used for masks if sewing isn’t your thing.
  • Buy groceries for others when you are at the stores.

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  • Check in on people via text, phone, email. Let them know you are thinking about them.
  • Do drive by visits to say Hi (no, don’t leave you car or have them come close to your vehicle).
  • Donate to organizations that are helping families in need, whether financially or with products you have purchased.
  • Host Zoom gatherings, happy hours or birthday parties.

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  • Send amazon packages (filled with goodies and maybe even some essentials) to those who may need a pick me up.
  • Deliver or have food delivered to health care workers while at work.
  • Order food for yourself and/or other families to support local businesses.

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  • Don’t want to eat out during this time? Purchase gift cards from local businesses to be used at a later date.
  • Send cards to family members and friends (maybe even nursing homes) with encouraging messages.
  • Create Sidewalk Chalk art with inspiring messages in front of your home.

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  • Go on prayers walks around your neighborhood.
  • Create a neighborhood support group.

What have you been doing to help others during the quarantine? I’d love to hear and maybe add them to this list.