Mystery donor gives hospital employees one million dollars to share

An anonymous donor in the US has gifted their local hospital one million dollars (£800,000), designating that the funds go entirely to the staff, from floor cleaners to nurses. In an anonymous note delivered to Dignity Health Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, California, the donor said: “Thank you for standing up (and staying up!) After weeks of hard work, nursing supervisor Amy Loudon said she was amazed at the generosity of a stranger, and especially appreciative that it is being shared with all employees. “It’s a team, and I’m glad the whole team is getting a thank you.” As for her own bonus, she said: “I’m definitely going to spoil myself a little bit.” Gallery: Heroes of the coronavirus pandemic (Photos) Since the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, doctors, nurses and paramedics have been working round the clock while risking their lives, along with many unsung heroes such as the grocery store workers, truck drivers and workers in the sanitation department. Medical staff conduct health screening for homeless people on Day 2 of the national lockdown at the Durban Exhibition Centre in South Africa on March 28. A priest makes the cross sign while holding a confession in the church's parking lot while maintaining a safe distance, in Bowie, Maryland, U.S., on March 20. The theatre company has joined the broad movement of institutions and volunteers who responded to the call of making urgently needed protection masks.