She also called on the rest of us to think about donating to others in less fortunate positions, such as someone they know who may have been forgotten about among the panic and local refuges, if we find ourselves with more products than necessary after our visits to the supermarket.
“The true test of a society and who we are as a people is how we respond in a crisis,” she said.
“Just weeks ago we saw so many acts of kindness during the bushfires. We know what we are capable of.
“Now is the time to prove there is no limit to our generosity. Now is the time to prove no matter how hard things get, none of us, especially not the vulnerable, will be left behind.”
Following her statement, Woolworths announced it was introducing temporary measures to help support the shopping needs of the elderly and people with a disability.
From tomorrow (Tuesday March 17) until at least Friday, Woolworths…