The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone across the world as entire nations are at a standstill. During these tough times, the Liverpool community has pulled together to help those most vulnerable - here are some of the actions done by current players and club legends during the crisis which embody the true meaning of "You'll Never Walk Alone."
- Players Together initiative - Premier League stars have announced the launch of a multi-million-pound 'Players Together' initiative to help generate funds for the UK's National Health Service - the idea was initiated and headed by Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson.
- Scotland National Team support - The Scotland men’s and women’s national teams have made a generous donation to NHS Charities Together, with captains Andy Robertson and Rachel Corsie leading the charge.
- Hendo's #shirtsforheroes campaign - The skipper has helped to launch #shirtsforheroes, a campaign on eBay. It is expected that each player from each Premier League side will sign a shirt which will be then placed on eBay. The money raised from shirt sales would go to the NHS.
- Helping the local hospitals - Jordan Henderson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Andy Robertson sent gifts and a message to the Alder Hey hospital staff in Liverpool as the medical staff battles the virus.
- Van Dijk's jersey donation - Virgil van Dijk joined charity initiative Shirtum.com and donated one of his famous match-worn jerseys to raise money for hospitals battling COVID-19.
- Foodbank donation - The club pledged a £40,000 donation to St Andrews food bank in North Liverpool - the donation was made jointly via the club’s official charity, the Liverpool FC Foundation and first-team players, with around £100,000 now raised overall.
- Salah's kindness back home - The Liverpool attacker has donated 'thousands of tons of food' to help families who were affected by the coronavirus pandemic in his hometown Nagrig.
- Stevie G's Merseyside relief - Steven Gerrard donated £5,000 to food banks in Liverpool fighting coronavirus pandemic.
- Robertson's donation in Scotland - Andy Robertson is believed to have made a generous donation to food banks in Glasgow and has indirectly provided meals for more than 53,000 locals.
- Using the club resources to feed people - Anfield’s kitchens and catering staff have prepared over 650 frozen meals for those in the local community with volunteers delivering the parcels across the L4, L5 and L6 postcodes.
- Connecting with fans - Trent and Hendo have videocalled Liverpool fans to check up on their health or just to give them a pick-me-up during these tough times.
It warms our hearts to see our players and legends being so kind and generous during these tough times.
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