Random acts of kindness are playing out across the Hawkesbury as new national restrictions imposed on Monday attempt to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The Gazette put the call out on Facebook to see what 'little kindnesses' were happening in our community through the chaos of the virus pandemic.
Rhiannon Crittenden shared a story about a shopping trip which ended up with a couple helping her foot the bill.
"Last week at Coles in Windsor, a lovely couple told me to put my money away because they were going to pay for my shop that came to about $70! We all cried happy tears together including the checkout lady," Ms Crittenden said.
"I will [be] forever thankful for that beautiful couple who didn't know me or my life!"
Another Facebook user, Tracey Price, replied: "Hi that was me the checkout lady I still think about that every day it made my day hope you are well."
Cheryl Hunt was the recipient of a kind act in Woolworths Windsor.
"I saw two packets of rice at the very back of a top shelf. I couldn't reach it. A lady on crutches lent me a crutch and I hooked the packets down. I didn't take both I offered it to the people watching. The lady who lent me the crutch took it. People working together!" she said.
Elisabeth Ferid had a positive experience of grocery-sharing in Costco.
"[I was standing] with my packets of loo paper and paper towels (one of each) and a chap beside me had the same. He said to me "a nice young man came past and dropped these in my trolley and said "have a nice day" and took off. I don't need them so am waiting for an elderly person to come by to pass them on". What lovely, kindly men; both of them."
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