In This Together: Coronavirus Stories of Support, Kindness and Gratitude

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, work, study and play, but what it hasn’t shackled is our humanity. Every day, new heroes emerge and are applauded for their efforts — not only the frontline responders, medical professionals and scientists in the labs — but also the people who deliver our groceries, who serenade us with song or make us laugh. Here's to the heroes everywhere who make the world a better place.

Newswire Stories

From healing hearts to stealing hearts: Jordan’s ‘Dr. Fauci’
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At home with Galileo: Simple science for cooped-up kids
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Sean Penn wants to 'save lives' with free COVID-19 testing
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A burst of creativity to best a virus
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Life after COVID-19: Recovered New Yorkers find hope in helping others

By: Sarah Matusek Staff writer

Forsooth: COVID-19 brings Shakespeare to Vermont backyards

By: WILSON RING Associated Press

In Egypt, volunteers make meals with love for virus patients

By: MARIAM FAM Associated Press

This Georgia city beat back COVID-19. It wishes states would pay attention.

By: Patrik Jonsson Staff writer

Coronavirus Stories and Films from MY HERO Staff & Friends

Avoiding the Coronavirus as a Student

By: Skyler Gallarzan
Students returning to campus in 2020 must take precautions to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Farm2People: Eric Holdener and Anna Hopkins

By: Shannon Luders-Manuel
Farm2People is a nonprofit that works to deliver produce to food insecure areas of Los Angeles County in the wake of COVID-19.

Sonia Smith-Kang: Mixed Up Clothing

By: Shannon Luders-Manuel
Sonia Smith-Kang is the founder of Mixed Up Clothing, a boutique children's clothing line. During the coronavirus, she is using her fabric to make masks for customers and medical workers.

Rachel Gemara: Nursing COVID-19 Patients in Israel

By: Ruth Ebenstein
Rachel Gemara is an oncology nurse in Jerusalem who treated patients with COVID-19 at a popup unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center.

Sandi Bachom

By: Shannon Luders-Manuel

Sandi Bachom is a 75-year-old videographer and MY HERO Film Festival winner who lives in New York City.


By: Laura Nietzer
Laura's hero is her sister-in-law Marianne, a nurse who is helping patients with the coronavirus.

Dr. John F. Murray

By: Shannon Luders-Manuel
Dr. John F. Murray, a pioneer in pulmonary medicine, passed away from respiratory failure caused by the coronavirus in March 2020.

Daniel Goldberg

By: MY HERO Staff
Daniel Goldberg, a Santa Barbara teen, created "Zoomers to Boomers" a collection of Gen Z shoppers who bring groceries to the Boomer generation during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Student Theatre Company put on Play During COVID-19

Kitty Richardson
An interview with the cast/crew of The Group Chat.

Coronavirus Community Heroes Essay Contest

Coronavirus Contest 11/1 Deadline
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Coronavirus Contest Winners June 2020
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Students and Their Heroes

Stories, Films and Art Honoring Coronavirus Heroes

By: Laura Nietzer
Student work submitted from Iran for the Coronavirus Multimedia Contest

Coronavirus Hero: Street Sweepers

By: Setayesh Salimi
Street sweepers in Tehran, Iran, continue to work during the coronavirus pandemic.

Quinn Callander

By: Shanelle Felipe
Quinn Callander is a 13-year-old who invented protective gear for face masks, helping healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uzbekistan pupils against coronavirus

By: Marjona Boboeva
Marjona Boboeva's poem about learning from home in Uzbekistan during the coronavirus.

My Grandpa

By: Brianna Rasmussen
Brianna's grandpa is helping out around the house while she and her brother are home due to COVID-19.



Produced by:MY HERO
Director Cheikh Darou Seck helps people understand the simple things we need to do to stay safe during the Covid19 Pandemic.

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Produced by:Jack Mortensen
A music video for the effort — which aims to support musicians affected by the coronavirus outbreak — shows artists singing and playing in private.

For David Horowitz

Sandi Bachom
Sandi Bachom created this tribute video with the music of David Horowitz who died of Covid19.

Sandi Bachom On Losing Friends To The Coronavirus | NowThis

NowThis Media
Sandi Bachom shares openly about Losing Friends to the Coronavirus.

Ways You Can Help

Organizer created on 4/28/2020 10:03:55 PM by Betty Bailey

Last edited 8/11/2021 11:53:22 AM by Laura Nietzer