Blue lights honor health care workers

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 08, 2020 4:48 PM CT | Published: April 08, 2020 4:48 PM CT

The lights on bridges over the Mississippi River will glow blue Thursday, April 9 after the sun sets.

The Hernando DeSoto Bridge, Big River Crossing and landmarks across the United States are shining blue lights to stand in solidarity with health care workers and honor them. The Mighty Lights on the Memphis bridges will begin at 8 p.m. 

Memphians are asked to dedicate a light to health care workers by online donations. Donations of more than $50 are tax-deductible. The Mighty Lights show will donate half of the proceeds to Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund spearheaded by the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis. 

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Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis. She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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