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Virtual volunteers offer help to strangers amid virus stress

Posted: 4:36 PM, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-24 16:38:02-04
Virus Outbreak One Good Thing Virtual Help

WINTER PARK, Fla. — With social distancing becoming an everyday practice, people around the globe are turning to technology to connect with others during the coronavirus crisis.

From her living room in Washington, D.C., Donna Borak guides virtual participants in meditation sessions.

Borak has been hosting the free class daily for anyone seeking to recharge or craving connection.

She wanted to carve out a space for togetherness.

Other volunteers go online to provide relief of a different kind — offering strangers emergency money to deal with job loss or canceled events.