It will also give something back to the front line workers.
People in the midlands are being urged to donate to a fundraiser to help local economy and to thank front line workers.
Brenda Conlon has set up an online fundraiser in order to buy vouchers from shops and businesses in region which would be given to health staff for their dedication throughout the crisis.
€700 has been raised on the Midlands COVID-19 Response #inthistogether Go Fund Me Page.
The Athlone mum says she wanted to help in some way: