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Female Rowers in Venice Using Gondolas to Deliver Groceries to Elderly amid Coronavirus Lockdown
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Female Rowers in Venice Using Gondolas to Deliver Groceries to Elderly amid Coronavirus Lockdown

A group of women in Venice is using their love for rowing to help their community members in need while the city prepares to lift its coronavirus pandemic lockdown. The women — who are all part of a nonprofit organization called Row Venice — have been traveling via gondola and delivering groceries to the elderly, as well as those who cannot shop for themselves, according to the Associated Foreign Press. Donning masks and gloves, the female volunteers can be seen in photos loading up their gondolas with baskets of food and then making their way down the canals of Venice to deliver groceries to those in need. They’ve also been serving as volunteers for local farmhouses to deliver organic produce and other products to the elderly and immunocompromised, according to their Instagram. “You ca...