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Lizzo Strikes Again! See How The Singer-Turned-Do-Gooder Thanked Front Line Workers

This isn't the first time the 'Truth Hurts' singer showed her support for hospital workers across the country – and something tells us it won't be the last!

With coronavirus cases on the rise in some parts of the country, doctors and nurses are being stretched to their limits when tending to infected patients in their communities.

Thankfully, some folks are stepping up to make sure front line workers are being taken care of as they fight the virus that has taken over 138,000 lives in the United States since early March.

Grammy winning recording artist and good deeds addict Lizzo recently bought lunch for hospital workers in areas that are experiencing surges in Covid-19 cases, including Baptist Memorial Hospital in Mississippi and Dignity Health Medical Center in Chandler, AZ.

The "Good As Hell" singer addressed the workers in a video message where she thanked them for all of their hard work.

"You guys are really putting yourselves out there on the front lines, so the least I could do was give you guys some lunch," she said in the message. "I hope that ya'll enjoy the food, and I hope it puts a smile on your face."

Hospital workers in Mississippi and Arizona welcomed free lunch from Lizzo earlier this week. Baptist Memorial Hospital-De Soto/Facebook

This isn't the first time the singer has purchased meals for hospital workers. In March, she bought lunch for ER staff members in Detroit, MI and her hometown of Minneapolis, MN.

Not only is the Prince protégé-turned-pop star bringing cheer to front line workers across the country, but she's helping small restaurants get a much-needed boost during a time when business has slowed considerably.

Lizzo has been helping to feed frontline workers and provide small restaurants with some much-needed business since the pandemic began. Dilly's Deli/Facebook

Salma Ortiz, the manager of Dilly's Sandwiches in Tempe, AZ, told The Arizona Republic they were overjoyed when they got the order for 75 lunches and a note that read, "Tell them it's from Lizzo."

"We're such a tiny place I don't know how she found us," Ortiz said. "We really appreciate that she ordered from us and we were able to this."

Hospital staff shared photos of the singer's kind deed on social media with notes of appreciation.

Workers at UW Medicine in Seattle, WA received free lunch from Lizzo in March. @UWMedicine

"Thank you @Lizzo for sending lunches to the UW Medical Center - Montlake Emergency Department today," one worker wrote. "Your support of our frontline healthcare workers means a lot. #WeGotThisSeattle "

We love stories of celebrities going above and beyond to do nice things for others. We're sure this won't be the last time that Lizzo makes headlines for her good deeds!

How can you start something good?

Inspired by Lizzo's amazing act of kindness?

You might be able to buy meals for the entire staff at a hospital, but you can help out in other, smaller ways every day. You can check for local fundraisers that are sending food to frontline workers in your area, or you can contribute to the Bucket Listers community to send meals to essentials workers in NYC.

If you have a frontline worker in your family, be sure to reach out to them often and offer your support. Just checking in on them could make a world of difference!

You can also do your best to help stop the spread of the virus by following social distance precautions and wearing a mask while in public. The best way to help a healthcare worker is to bring an end to the pandemic!

Let's #StartSomethingGood together!

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