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Super Heroes: A big thanks to all the SUPER essential workers
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Despite the year’s unexpected challenges, we are overwhelmed with gratitude for our Super Coffee family today. We especially recognize that there are many essential workers among us, who have risked their own safety to selflessly put others first this year.
This fact truly came to light when we received over 400 notes last week in response to an email we sent. From healthcare workers, grocers, educators, veterans, first-responders, we have been humbled to (virtually) meet these Super Heroes. Here are just a few:
Maria, who’s balanced studying to graduate as a nurse and 12.5 hours shifts in a pediatric surgery unit in Ohio.⠀
Marisa, a coordinator at Kosher Meals on Wheels in New Jersey leading volunteers to keep elderly clients fed (including a Thanksgiving Day delivery!) while juggling parenting at home.
Operation Second Chance, a Veteran nonprofit that has continued to serve the nation’s veterans despite having to cancel 5 fundraising events and adapt throughout the pandemic.
Jess, nominated by her mom as an unsung hero working at an animal hospital in New Jersey to keeps pets safe.
Maddison, a speech language pathologist who has worked to help COVID-19 patients learn to safely eat and improve cognitive skills after recovery.
Paige, a nurse whose story came from her husband Max, writing that she’s “always with a smile on her face regardless of if she worked a 12 hour shift at the hospital yesterday or stayed up all night prepping for the next week of homeschooling”.
Thomas, a Vietnam vet whose story came from his niece thanking him for his service and for being an amazing uncle each and every day.
A shot from Becky, who works in nutrition services alongside the kitchen staff at a hospital in Colorado, making sure healthcare workers stay fueled and fed.
While we may not be physically together, this year has brought all of us closer with our shared stories. Thank you for being a part of our family this year. We are beyond humbled and grateful to help fuel your days with Positive Energy.