Jimmy Kimmel donates 1,000 masks to Children’s Hospital LA to mark son’s 3rd birthday

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney continue to give thanks to the healthcare workers in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, understand that their jobs now are more complicated and important than ever. In honor of the son Billy’s third birthday, the Jimmy Kimmel Live! host paid it forward to the staff at Children’s Hospital LA on Tuesday. “Happy 3rd birthday to our …

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Quarantine has woman smearing peanut butter on her head in order to clip dog’s nails

suzyco/iStock(NEW YORK) — With groomers across the country closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pet owners are struggling to find creative ways to make sure their cats and dogs remain looking somewhat animal-shaped during lockdown. And, for some real ambitious dog owners, that means finding clever ways to clip their fussy fur baby’s nails. Well, leave it to one galaxy brained woman named Linds …

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COVID-19 could cause famines of “biblical proportions”

iStock/Stas_V (NEW YORK) — With the global death toll due to COVID-19 inching closer to 200,000, while sickening 2.5 million others according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University — health officials say the pandemic could cause famines of “biblical proportions” across the globe. David Beasley, the head of the World Food Programme, said Tuesday to …

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Video game sales jumped 35% in March because of COVID-19 lockdowns, says research firm

iStock/Georgijevic(LOS ANGELES) — Here’s more evidence that we’re all looking for something to keep us entertained while we shelter in place because of the COVID-19 crisis.  Industry research firm NPD Group says video game sales shot up 35% from the same time last year.  Consumers spent $1.6 billion on video games and hardware last month, NPD Group says, the highest March total …

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Cast of ‘Friends’ joins the All In Challenge for COVID-19 relief

NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The cast of Friends is joining the All In Challenge, in which celebrities offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences that fans can win by simply donating to COVID-19 relief. The cast is offering one lucky fan and five of their friends a chance to join them on the set of their upcoming …

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Bonus Spotlight Alpha Supported Living Services

Scott Livengood CEO Alpha supported Living Services, says Alpha needs your help. They are a facility that needs the same thing as hospitals, but they are not considered front line to get supplies. If you have masks, gloves, cleaning supplies it would help them tremendously. Or if you want to make a donation that will…

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School superintendent delivering diplomas to COVID-19 homebound grads

iStock/RomoloTavani(OHIO) — With many schools nationwide announcing they’ll be closed for the remainder of the year due to COVID-19, one Ohio superintendent is literally going the distance for his graduates, who will be missing out on the traditional ceremony.  Cincinatti.com reports school superintendent Ramone Davenport will personally deliver diplomas to the homes of 250 Dohn Community High School graduating seniors. …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda launches ‘Hamilton’-inspired educational program for students stuck at home

ABC/Craig Sjodin(NEW YORK) — The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning phenomenon Hamilton announced today the launch of EduHam at Home, a free digital program for students and their families.  COVID-19’s impact on schools all over the country spurred the launch, says Miranda in a YouTube introduction. “Out of everything that has come from Hamilton, I am most proud of EduHam and …

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Video game sales jumped 35% in March because of COVID lockdowns, says research firm

iStock/Georgijevic(LOS ANGELES) — Here’s more evidence that we’re all looking for something to keep us entertained while we shelter in place because of the COVID-19 crisis.  Industry research firm NPD Group says video game sales shot up 35% from the same time last year.  Consumers spent $1.6 billion on video games and hardware last month, NPD Group says, the highest March total …

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