Good News Stories

Amongst the uncertainty surrounding COVID-1D, it is important to surround ourselves with good news stories and help others where we can! Please share your good news stories with us so we can spread the kindness, at reception@vmiac.org.au. To receive this as a weekly newsletter and support the work we do, become a member!

Donate A Book
UK based book subscription company, Bookishly, have created self-care packages, as well as an option to donate a book to someone in need. They are shipping internationally to people in isolation across the globe.
#ClapForCarers
People around the UK took part in an emotional tribute to the NHS and care workers who are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, with the country applauding simultaneously 26 March.

Be Kind To Your Neighbours
A VMIAC staff member found this wonderful letter in their lift, with rolls of toilet paper underneath for those in need to help themselves.


The Spanish Singing Police
With Spain in lockdown, Spanish police were seen singing and playing guitar to entertain families in Mallorca.


Love Surpasses Everything
A couple get married in the streets of New York – at a safe distance from others – due to closure of the marriage bureau. Their friend performed the ceremony from his 4th storey apartment whilst he was in self-isolation.
Hello!
A woman has designed a postcard aimed at helping people to look after their neighbours if they are self isolating. The postcard has gone viral and can be printed by anyone across the globe.
#ViralKindness
#ViralKindness is a hub for the community care groups springing up across the country to support people in need or in self isolation during the crisis. Find or start local groups near you.
Happy 92nd Birthday
A family in Rhode Island surprise their 92-year-old grandfather with a birthday parade due to physical distancing.
#TogetherAtHome
Started by Global Citizen in partnership with WHO, #TogetherAtHome is a virtual concert series. Musicians across the globe are live-streaming at-home concerts for you to watch during self-isolation.