The word HEROES formed by colorful pots of flowers were spotted in front of hospitals and the Red Cross Center in Beirut, honoring with love and flowers the health workers risking their lives and sacrificing the comfort of their homes during this outbreak.
The initiative was a joint effort from Exotica Flora and the same people behind the Baytna Baytak campaign.
For weeks now, Baytna Baytak has been coordinating with the Lebanese people to provide free housing to medical workers who are struggling to find somewhere to stay without having to put their families and loved ones in danger.
Exotica Flora reached out to the Baytna Baytak team to help with the initiative aiming to cheer up the health workers and the red cross teams, as well as the patients in the hospitals.
They lined up potted flowers in oversized letters forming the word “Heroes” outside Rafic Hariri University Hospital (RHUH), Hotel Dieu De France, St Georges Hospital, and the Lebanese red cross in Gemmayzeh.
The employees were applauded, the patients were out on the balcony, and everyone enjoyed and appreciated this colorful gesture of love while Lebanese music played in the background.
Beautiful moments were captured in photos and videos and posted on social media.
Baytna Baytak captioned theirs with words of recognition and appreciation:
“Today, Baytna Baytak decided to thank the hospital HEROES, both medical teams and COVID-19 positive patients. This activity was initiated when Exotica reached out to Baytna Baytak so they can help plant happiness in the heart of these heroes. Thank you, heroes!”
As for the Exotica team, they captioned their posts with the following: “Planting happiness in the hearts of our healthcare HEROES. Thank you Baytna Baytak for supporting us in making this initiative happen.”
The patients’ struggles and pain and the employees’ sacrifices and hard work aren’t going unrecognized, and they know it now thanks to amazing people doing amazing and selfless gestures like this one.
All the flowers were planted afterward.
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