It takes a village the saying goes – just three months after winning the Super Bowl, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif decides to forego the celebratory trip to Disney and instead join the fight against coronavirus as a doctor

Laurent Duvernay Tardiff
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Laurent found himself wanting to do more, at first he would share helpful information with his followers, but soon found himself with an opportunity when Canada began recruiting people to join the medical field

That was the lightbulb moment for Laurent, who also happens to hold a doctorate in medicine, as seen in this month’s digital issue of Sports Illustrated.

“It was an adjustment,” he recalls in the article. “You start asking: Are we going to cancel our charity golf tournament in June? Our big auction in April? Plus, the border is closed. It’s not like I could get back to Kansas City, with my teammates, when we were supposed to begin training for next season.”

The NFL Linebacker joins several people who’ve shown up, and shown out in times of crisis

While instability doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon, there are several ways for you to play an important part in bringing much needed everything to your community

From the California College that took bold steps to fight student homelessness

To the people who make up the GrowthHaxx community sharing their favorite playlists to relieve stress

To the group of kids who raised over $100k to help their community in Minneapolis

There’s no gesture, little or big that we can’t all put out into our communities

Here’s to escaping average 🤙