Aussie family pens heartfelt note to doctors and nurses

‘Dear superheroes in scrubs’: Kids leave adorable note and sacrifice their pocket money to buy gift bags doctors and nurses fighting the coronavirus

  • Kaleisha Pilkington said her children wanted to help Australian doctors, nurses
  • They put together gift bags for the ‘superheroes in scrubs’ and penned a poem 
  • Other Australians have banded together to help the elderly and less fortunate 
  • Australia’s coronavirus cases soared to 710 overnight, with a total of six dead 
  • Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

A family of children have written a heartfelt letter to doctors and nurses and organised a gift hamper for their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic.

Kaleisha Pilkington’s four children were worried about the killer virus and wanted to help the Australian doctors working tirelessly to stop it from spreading.

The Pilkington children chose to use their pocket money to put together gift bags for the ‘superheroes in scrubs’ at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth to show their appreciation.

The hamper bags also came with a heartwarming poem from the children, calling the doctors and nurses ‘superheroes in scrubs’. 

Kaleisha Pilkington’s four children (pictured) were worried about the killer virus and wanted to help the Australian doctors working tirelessly to stop it from spreading

The children put together hampers for the ‘superheroes in scrubs’ during the coronavirus pandemic

The heartwarming letter from the Pilkington Family to Australian doctors and nurses

New South Wales: 428

Victoria: 150

Queensland: 144

Western Australia: 52 

South Australia: 43 

Tasmania: 10

Australian Capital Territory: 4 

Northern Territory: 2  

TOTAL CASES:  833

DEAD: 7

‘Dear Superheroes in Scrubs, some days you may feel like giving up, maybe admitting defeat, days when you don’t get to stop or even have something to eat,’ the note read.

‘Things are crazy, resources you lack, we hope this helps when you need a snack.

‘When you get a second to breath, and we really hope you do, please grab a snack…better yet, two. Love the Pilkington Family.’

Social media commended Ms Pilkington and her children for their initiative in bringing smiles to Australian doctors and nurses. 

‘I just hope every parent remembers that we’re raising the next generation and we need to teach them to be the people, the world currently lacks – empathetic, thoughtful and kind humans,’ Ms Pikington told Daily Mail Australia.

Dan Folkes (left) and Hayley Johnston (right) are handing out pamphlets to the elderly or anyone who needs help during these trying times 

As the country’s coronavirus cases soared to 710 overnight, with a one-year-old being the youngest person to contract the deadly virus, Australians have banded together to support each other.

Dan Folkes and Hayley Johnston struck up a conversation online and decided to print out forms for anyone who needs help during these trying times. 

The couple have offered their help elderly people who may need a hand to grab groceries as shelves have been stripped bare, sending out forms titled ‘Corona Care’.

‘The idea is for us to get in front of people, hard copy stuff for the elderly that don’t get online, that don’t use the internet, so if they’re visiting cafes, restaurants, they can pick one up and ask for our help,’ Ms Johnston told Nine News. 

The initiative dubbed Corona Care allows the elderly who are not on social media fill in the form and will receive help 

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