04/14/2020|Inside Verizon

‘I’m mailing you a hug today.’

By: Andy Choi

Staying close from far away on Up To Speed: Morning Edition.

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It’s not easy to mail hugs, but a lot of you did the next best thing by sharing some great ways to stay close to family far away this past holiday weekend.

  • Retail General Manager Nicole Van Dyke’s family traced themselves with open arms, decorated their life-size cutouts, and mailed their artistic hugs to grandma and grandpa.
  • Virtual Passover Seders took place all over the world and V Teamers Lauren Delaney and Gary Isaac from Human Resources say it was one one of the most memorable celebrations they’ve had.
  • The Easter Bunny got some serious help from Consumer Systems Senior Analyst Kristal Myers Nimmons’ family, who made some very special deliveries for aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents. They all received homemade Easter cards and candy.

Many of you reached out to grandparents over the holiday. That’s why we’re making our next “Good Mailbox” challenge all about our seniors.

How are your older loved ones doing? Are they thriving like Nick’s grandma, using Facetime to read to the grandkids? How are you helping them manage right now?

Share your pics, videos and stories at good@verizon.com. We’d love to hear from you.

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