Viral Kindness

During this COVID-19 crisis, people are stepping up and spreading goodwill. We want to hear about the ways in which Kansans are responding to this emergency with compassion, and shine a light on the humans that exemplify humanity.

Every other Friday, we'll share your stories on KMUW's new commentary, Viral Kindness.

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Peggy Smith is the office administrator for Haysville United Methodist Church, but after being inspired by a message from the church pastor, Peggy has added in a COVID-19 endeavor: making masks.

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Micala Gingrich-Gaylord, director of engagement for Comfort Care Homes, shares the story of local artists connecting with Wichita area senior citizens, especially those with Alzheimer’s.

Viral Kindness is a new commentary that shares moments and gestures of goodwill during these difficult times. Robin Macy, steward of Bartlett Arboretum, experienced a significant gift of time and talent in the form of photojournalist Jaime Green.

"She contacted me after seeing a humanities quick grant and thought maybe there’d be an opportunity to show the world this place, virtually," Macy says.

COVID-19 is an emergency on a scale most of us have never seen, but many people are stepping up and spreading contagious goodwill. Have you witnessed this? Or experienced it firsthand? We want to hear about it. We'll share you stories every other Friday on KMUW's new commentary, Viral Kindness.