Fundraising events may soon begin to trickle back into the social calendar, but local nonprofits never slowed down. Here’s just a sample of how they made us smile the past few weeks and reminded us they still need our support.


Since the first few days of self-quarantine, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra has soothed kids and adults with nightly Bedtime with Bach concerts on Facebook Live, even nabbing national attention.


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Country music star Justin Moore and fellow artists Tracy Lawrence, Joe Nichols, Adam Hambrick and Heath Sanders live-streamed a concert that raised $30,000 for the Arkansas Foodbank and Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance.


The Little Rock Zoo may have been closed to visitors for a few weeks, but its inhabitants never stopped amazing crowds as zookeepers hosted daily Facebook Live videos taking viewers behind the scenes.


The Central Arkansas Library System’s Be Mighty Little Rock program has played a crucial role in feeding kids while schools are closed, handing out meals at libraries across the metro.


Nurses and respiratory therapists from Arkansas Children’s and UAMS flew to New York City to serve for three weeks on the COVID-19 frontline at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.


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The Centers for Youth & Families inaugural Bunny Run 5K made the switch to a virtual event, encouraging runners to hit the pavement in their neighborhoods and spread the word on social media.


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Our House’s 15th annual Dinner on the Grounds also went virtual this year, headlined once again by Lagniappe.