“Best superheroes in scrubs”: kids leave a cute note and sacrifice their pocket money to buy gift bags, doctors and nurses fighting the corona virus
- Kaleisha Pilkington said her children wanted to help Australian doctors and nurses
- They made gift bags for the ‘superheroes in scrubs’ and wrote a poem
- Other Australians have joined together to help the elderly and less fortunate
- The number of coronavirus cases in Australia rose to 710 overnight, with a total of six deaths
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A family of children wrote a heartfelt letter to doctors and nurses and organized a gift basket for their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Kaleisha Pilkington’s four children were concerned about the deadly virus and wanted to help the Australian doctors who worked tirelessly to keep it from spreading.
The Pilkington kids chose to use their pocket money to put together gift bags for the ‘superheroes in scrubs’ at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth to show their appreciation.
The laundry basket bags also came with a heartwarming poem from the kids, which the doctors and nurses called “superheroes in scrubs.”
Kaleisha Pilkington’s four children (pictured) were concerned about the deadly virus and wanted to help Australian doctors work tirelessly to keep it from spreading
During the coronavirus, the children composed hampers for the ‘superheroes in scrubs’
The Pilkington family’s heartwarming letter to Australian doctors and nurses
“Dear superheroes in Scrubs, on some days you may feel like giving up, perhaps admitting defeat, days when you can’t stop or even eat something,” the note said.
“Things are crazy, resources are missing, we hope this helps if you need a snack.
CORONAVIRUS CASES IN AUSTRALIA: 756
New South Wales: 353
Western Australia: 52
South Australia: 42
Australian Capital Territory: 4
Northern Territory: 1
TOTAL CASES: 756
“If you take a breath, and we really hope you do, please have a bite … better two more. I love the Pilkington family. ‘
Social media praised Ms. Pilkington and her children for their initiative to bring a smile to Australian doctors and nurses.
“I just hope that every parent remembers that we are raising the next generation and that we need to teach them to be the people the world currently misses – empathetic, thoughtful and kind people,” Ms. Pikington told Daily Mail Australia.
While the country’s coronavirus cases rose to 710 overnight, with a one-year-old being the youngest person to contract the deadly virus, Australians have united to support each other.
Dan Folkes and Hayley Johnston had an online conversation and decided to print forms for anyone who needs help during these difficult times.
The couple have offered their help to older people who may need a hand to run errands, as the shelves are empty and forms titled ‘Corona Care’ have been sent out.
Dan Folkes (left) and Hayley Johnston (right) hand out pamphlets to the elderly or anyone who needs help during these difficult times
“The idea is that we come for people, hard copy things for the elderly who don’t go online, who don’t use the internet, so when they visit cafes, restaurants they can pick one up and ask for our help,” said Ms Johnston Nine news.
David Walsman of Balmain launched in Sydney ViralKindness.org.au to gather people who want to help the less fortunate during the coronavirus pandemic.
“We feel that the people who need help may not be on social media,” he said.
“To run errands, their recipes, maybe their mail – I think this can bring out the best in the community, rather than hoarding that is going on.”
With the initiative called Corona Care, older people who are not on social media can fill out the form and get help