Selfless acts: How Americans are helping each other through the coronavirus

Source: The Hill | March 24, 2020 | The Hill staff

People across the United States are taking steps to help one another amid the coronavirus pandemic.

From companies donating masks and ventilators to hospitals, to everyday people helping their neighbors, there are countless examples of people trying to do the right thing during an extraordinarily difficult time.

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People convert book-sharing libraries into mini food banks

Pasta, peanut butter and packets of ramen are replacing shelves of books in Little Free Libraries across the country amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Cleveland Cavaliers owner offers free rent

A real estate company owned by Dan Gilbert, who also owns the Cleveland Cavaliers, will offer free rent to small restaurants and retailers amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

Bedrock, which is downtown Detroit’s biggest landlord, said it will waive rent, building expenses and parking fees for restaurants and retail tenants that qualify as “small businesses” for April, May and June, in a March 23 press release. 

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