Thursday Good News



Taco Bell recently turned its headquarters in Irvine, California into a free drive-thru for big trucks, so firefighters and EMTs could get food.  And they’re doing it again tomorrow. (story)


A company that syncs drones together for aerial displays did an epic “thank you” show for healthcare workers on Tuesday.  It happened outside a hospital at the University of Pennsylvania.



The World War Two vet who raised over $35 million for charity turns 100 years old today . . . and he’s gotten more than 125,000 birthday cards in the mail.  The U.K. is honoring him with a special postmark.  Every letter that gets stamped by the British post office this week will say, “Happy 100th Birthday Captain Thomas.” (story)


Mattel has a new line of Fisher-Price action figures based on frontline workers, including doctors, nurses, and EMTs.  They’re calling it their “Thank You Heroes” line. Proceeds from the toys will benefit benefit #FirstRespondersFirst, a campaign created to support first responder health-care workers. (story)