Local and statewide groups doing good deeds during the COVID-19 pandemic:
Khalsa Aid is an international humanitarian organization founded in the United Kingdom that is dedicated to promoting equality and providing assistance to those in need, based on Sikh principles.
It started a service project to deliver groceries, medicine and personal essentials to senior citizens in isolation due to COVID-19.
Muskaan Makkar, a resident of Summerville, student at Ashley Ridge High School and Miss Dorchester County Teen 2020, is the head of deliveries for Charleston and the surrounding tri-county area.
She and her father began making local deliveries in early March and continued through May.
Okra Medical, a life sciences start-up company on Johns Island, donated nearly 100,000 face masks to eight hospitals and one pediatric group, the majority of which were smaller in size for children and young adults.
Medical facilities receiving the PPE were Medical University of South