Actions include calling or facetiming friends and family members who are home alone, organizing Zoom birthday parties, movie nights or other events to virtually bring people together, drawing a smile on your face mask and introducing yourself and learning the names of your garbage collectors, local small business owners and others working on the front lines.

The incremental time for these actions range from less than one minute to whatever time you wish to give.

There are zero costs for these actions.


Call your local homeless shelter and ask what you can do to help

Homeless people and families are some of the most vulnerable and hardest hit by the Covid-19 virus. Please consider finding a homeless shelter near you and contact them to ask what you can do to help.

Click here to find a homeless shelter in your area.

Smile at every stranger you see; draw a smile on your face mask!

We just realized that even though everyone should be wearing a mask, you can still see people smiling through their eyes! Smiling at a stranger and saying a muffled hello might be the best thing that happens to them all day!


Click here for more pictures of “Awesome Face Masks”

Call or Facetime friends who are alone and isolated.

If you know anyone who is living alone, please call them frequently.

Click here or a recent article from magazine on the importance of staying connected during the virus and actions we can all take to reduce the affects of isolation.

Click here for an article on how to use Facetime to video chat with friends on your iphone or ipad.

Organize Zoom parties, movie nights or other virtual events with friends.

Remember that “physical distancing” does not mean “social isolation.” Try hosting a virtual birthday party or other event on Zoom. It’s free!

Click here for a great article on How to Host a Zoom Party which includes instructions on how to download and install Zoom on your phone, tablet or computer!