Garnet Hathaway was already doing his part to give back to the community with Hath’s Heroes, his nonprofit that offered behind-the-scenes game experiences to local first responders. But once the pandemic hit, he partnered with DC-based SuperFd to make sure no one goes hungry during this uncertain time.
Andi Sullivan had just finished playing with the United States Women’s National Soccer Team—and was readying to make a run for a spot on the 2020 Olympic team—when the coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic. As the DMV went into stay-at-home mode, the Lorton native saw her dreams put on hold—and found herself isolating 3,000 miles away from her husband.
Like many high school seniors, my daughter was looking forward to celebrating the end of an era—until COVID-19 forced the cancellation of graduation and other milestone-marking rituals. But, we’ve managed to find a silver lining in our unexpected family togetherness.