Sunday sunshine and sparkles – a 10 year olds hike for hugs and refugees

F:AK – Halloween Chute

Really this is a sunday sunshine and sparkles post, but I want it posted before Halloween…

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Our 6' candy chute is ready to be attached to the handrail! Come on, Halloween!!! + #fucovid19 #HalloweenHillbilly + Edit #1: a quick update, since some have voiced valid health concerns. This will be a completely "touch-free" experience for trick or treaters. There will be a sign at the bottom of the tube showing them where to hold their bags and buckets so the candy can drop right in. I, personally, will be wearing a mask and changing gloves frequently, and the candy will be from a factory-sealed bag that I'll open outside by the candy chute. + I want our youngins to be able to have some sense of normalcy and maybe a little bit of exercise in all this madness, and I've put a LOT of thought into how to do so safely, and I appreciate your concern. + Edit #2: another update, as I've received a lot of flack from people thinking this is overkill, and I should just hand out candy. I'm truly glad you're optimistic about this – I am! However, many people aren't feeling the same with it, and that's okay. We don't really know much about this thing yet. + I put this together from throwaway materials (a 6' x 4" cardboard shipping tube and stuff I already had) in about twenty minutes, and if it brings comfort to those who are a little more reluctant, awesome! My house is already usually pretty terrifying to kids at Halloween, and you can see from my profile pic how that might be the case. + If this candy chute makes things easier or safer, AND gives those with mobility challenges more of a chance to participate, then what's the harm? An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, ya' know. + I appreciate your responses, and also your concerns. Thank you! — Via: Andrew Beattie / Facebook ••• @globalpositivenews @globalpositivenews @globalpositivenews . . . #caring #heartwarming #positivepsychology #globalpositivenews #news #somegoodnews #tanksgoodnews #goodnewsmovement #Positivenews #positivenergy #positivity #onemillionactsofgood #halloween #halloween2020 #sweets #halloweensweets #candychute #clever #halloweendecor #socialdistancing2020 #trickortreat #diy #creative #fatherdaugther #greatidea #safehalloween

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Sunday sunshine and sparkles: 100yr old veteran raises millions to help those impacted by covid 19

Tom Moore completed 100 laps of his garden to raise money to help those struggling because of the virus. He was aiming for a thousand before his 100th birthday on the 30th April 2020 but he far surpassed his goal.

Image of Tom in his garden. Screenshot of just giving page showing he raised 32 million, 796 thousand, and 357 pounds to help NHS charities.

Tom’s walk inspired 90 year old Margaret Payne to climb her 17 stairs a total of 282 times – 2,398 feet – to raise money. You can still donate to her campaign here.

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Love, light and glitter