A Malaysian woman is inspiring many people online by sewing personal protective equipment (PPE) for the frontliners battling the COVID-19 pandemic despite not having hands.
Norfarrah Syahirah Shaari made headlines after posting a recording of herself sewing PPE for medical workers on Facebook on Sunday, according to World of Buzz.
A Sikh organization in New York City is helping the community by cooking and giving away free food to people in self-isolation amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
The volunteer work was organized and executed by the U.S.-based Non-Government Organization (NGO) United Sikhs’ emergency response team.
The SF Peace Collective, a newly-formed group of community leaders, saved an elderly woman who had fallen due to preexisting health conditions in San Francisco’s Chinatown on March 22.
The group was founded only on March 21 by Max LeYoung as a response to all of the racism, violence and xenophobia that Asian Americans have been experiencing, not only amid the COVID-19 outbreak but also throughout the years. Two people who took the initiative to begin serving the community through the organization include San Francisco resident Leanna Louie and her partner, who was born and raised in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Robt Lowe.