SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Grammy-award winning musician Lizzo gave some San Diego health care workers a special treat amid their work battling the coronavirus pandemic.
The singer sent lunch to health care workers at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla on Tuesday along with an encouraging thank you for the work they're doing to care for patients, Scripps Health posted on Instagram.
"I just wanted to say thank you so much for working so hard for us, I really appreciate it from the bottom of my heart, and you know the world does," Lizzo said in a video. "We all watching, we all praying for you, we all so thankful for you.
"You guys are truly heroes," the singer finished.
Nurses from Scripps La Jolla sent Lizzo a video message back thanking the singer.
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We just took a DNA test, turns out we’re 100% Lizzo fans. 😍 Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla got a huge surprise today when @lizzobeeating sent lunch and an encouraging message to our health care heroes. Thank you so much for sending love to our team! 💞 If you’d like to donate needed supplies to Scripps, please contact us at email@example.com so we can discuss your donation and arrange for delivery. #ScrippsHealth #LifeAtScripps #Lizzo #COVID19 #HealthCareWorkers #HealthCareHeroes #SanDiego #RandomActsOfKindness
Scripps is currently accepting donations for needed supplies for staff, including masks, sanitizer, gloves, and, of course, sending takeout their way is appreciated. To donate supplies, Scripps can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharp Healthcare and UC San Diego Health have also started donation drives for supplies.
Scripps is the latest hospital on the opposite end of Lizzo's generosity. The singer also treated health care workers in the emergency room department of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit to lunch.