‘I still wanted to help’: Woman spreads kindness after losing 8 family members to coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has been devastating for Shana Jones.The Missouri woman told KTVI eight of her family members in Albany, Georgia, have died from complications related to COVID-19.But with all of the pain the virus has caused, she is still focusing on spreading kindness.Jones set up a table outside her home that reads “Grab and Go.” On the table community members can find items such as books, toys, canned goods, bagged lunches, toiletries and cleaning products — all for free to anyone in need.“Born and raised in Georgia. I have family members who have died. It’s hard, I can not go down there to see my family so right now. I’m doing this to take it off my mind,” Jones told the news outlet.Jones said adding to this challenging time are her own health issues.“I have lupus, high blood pressure and diabetes. I cannot go out because I’m high risk. I still wanted to help my community be involved,” said Jones.Residents in her neighborhood have helped Jones out by making donations, while others take items they need. They say they are thankful for her generosity during this difficult time.

The coronavirus outbreak has been devastating for Shana Jones.

The Missouri woman told KTVI eight of her family members in Albany, Georgia, have died from complications related to COVID-19.

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But with all of the pain the virus has caused, she is still focusing on spreading kindness.

Jones set up a table outside her home that reads “Grab and Go.” On the table community members can find items such as books, toys, canned goods, bagged lunches, toiletries and cleaning products — all for free to anyone in need.

“Born and raised in Georgia. I have family members who have died. It’s hard, I can not go down there to see my family so right now. I’m doing this to take it off my mind,” Jones told the news outlet.

Jones said adding to this challenging time are her own health issues.

“I have lupus, high blood pressure and diabetes. I cannot go out because I’m high risk. I still wanted to help my community be involved,” said Jones.

Residents in her neighborhood have helped Jones out by making donations, while others take items they need. They say they are thankful for her generosity during this difficult time.