Newspaper delivery man pivots business during pandemic

Greg Daily discusses how he shifted his career to provide customers with much-needed supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2:21 | 07/02/20

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It all started with a single phone call. My name is Greg daily. My main job I deliver newspapers for the last 25 years in new Jersey. When it comes to volunteering, I volunteered as a soccer coach. All my kids played soccer. I did that for about eight years. The schedule I have, getting up at 4:00 and working full time there wasn't a ton of time to volunteer. The pandemic oddly enough led to me having the time to do it. The entire thing started with a I received a phone call from one of my 800 customers. She called and asked if I would throw the paper closer to the house. Couple days later I was standing in a grocery store and it hit me to give her a call. I asked her if she needed anything from the grocery store. She took me up on it. As I'm going through the store, she called me back. She asked if I wouldn't mind grabbing something for the neighbor across the street. I grabbed that as well. It kind of hit me. These are two customers that live within 100 feet of each others. What about the other 798 people I deliver to? I put out a note asking anybody if they need any help to get any necessities, I'm happy to go shopping and deliver them for free. The first call I got was that morning. Other than my three kids, this is by far the most rewarding thing I've ever done. I had no idea the impact it would have. To me it's just like I'm grocery shopping. It's not something I ever did. My wife did the shopping to be honest with you. I spent very little time in a grocery store. When you deliver the groceries, you get to meet these people. You realize the impact you've had. You're a god send. I'm grateful, super grateful I've been able to do this. We should all take a step back and aspire to do something for others. Sometimes you have to put stuff aside and realize there's a much bigger picture than you. The last three months taught me patience. There's so many things you realize are not worth getting angry about. I feel like I'm going to be a much, much better person now. I feel like I already am a much better person than I was three

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